Occupy Updates

Imaga of Occupy poster: "We are the 99% -- We will not be ignored -- We stand in solidarity with Madrid, San Francisco, Madison, [and it lists many more cities]

A news digest of recent activities of the Occupy movement Occupy abolishes $4 million in other people’s student loan debt (CNN — September 17) Marking the third anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, the group’s Strike Debt initiative announced Wednesday it has abolished $3.8 million worth of private student loan debt since January. It …

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Nature Bats Last, or, How Much Fun Can We Have While We’re Trying to Save Our Planet?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN On Saturday, May 24th, the Third Anti-GMO Rally was held at Reid Park in Tucson. About three hundred souls, aged from seventy-plus to recently-born, marched from Reid Park at 22nd Street and Country Club, to 22nd Street and Randolph Way, with signs and positive energy and songs. On the way back, we …

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Occupy Tucson Activist Billy Lolos Dies

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Billy Lolos, a key activist of Occupy Tucson since its earliest days, has died aged 61 after a short but valiant battle against liver cancer. Billy spearheaded Occupy’s protests on issues revolving around home mortgages and banks and was noted for adding both clarity and color to the Mayor and Council Meetings …

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Third Print Edition of the OTC Hits the Streets!

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The third print edition of the Occupied Tucson Citizen has just come off the presses with a print run of 10,000 copies and is now being distributed across Tucson and southern Arizona. This issue features the third of our series of irreverent profiles of Tucson’s One Percent, in this case Raytheon Missle …

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