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Posted on: September 17th, 2011

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7:28pm We just ran into the “Rent is to Damn High!” guy at Zucotti Park.

Author: sriester


Posted on: September 17th, 2011

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7:03pm The second general assembly is starting. The one demand will be decided on soon. The street lights are on and the march around Wall Street has finally been completed.

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Posted on: September 17th, 2011

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5:04pm Marching around Wall Street. “Human Needs-not Corporate Greed.” The NYPD just advised the media to leave lower Manhattan.

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4:06pm the first years (including me) have been handing out food and set up a distribution center with minimum visibility.

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Posted on: September 17th, 2011

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3:31pm The general assembly has begun at Zuccotti Park. The first years are helping with the food efforts. Shea and Scott are participating in a focus group.

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2:53pm The march to Zucotti Park has begun.

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2:40pm The cops have virtually surrounded the area around Bowling Green park. They are definitely just monitoring the system right now. The general assembly is going to start (supposedly) at 3 in Zuccotti Park a couple blocks away.

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Posted on: September 17th, 2011

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2:17pm Scott just reported that the cops have completely barricaded off chase plaza. The roads are barricaded as well. The organization of the protest is definitely mediocre. Some radicals might make the one demand illogical and unrealistic, completely castrating the protest.

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Posted on: September 17th, 2011

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1:59pm Rumors of police ketteling attempt pushes us out of the park and into the plaza in front of the smothsonian indian museum. While speeches were being made, the police tried to arrest a veteran waving a flag, a group chant deterred him.

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Posted on: September 17th, 2011

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1:39pm occupied wall street meets for a pre rally. About 1.5 thousand people showed up. A lot of chants. “no justice, no peace, F*** corporate greed”. About to begin the General Assembly.

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Posted on: September 17th, 2011

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We are all packed and are ready to leave Shea’s apartment to head down to Bowling Green Park for the pre-rally. Let’s Go! -Aaron

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This is Aaron live blogging from Shea’s apartment (about 10 minutes walking distance from wallstreet). I am helping Shea cover this event. Nick and Jake are two other first years with us. The dumpster dive adventure last night was super successful. We secured three large trash bags of bagels and one shopping cart of canned […]

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Posted on: September 16th, 2011

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Scott and Shea from Fung Wah. We past the auburn Mall. Were going to eat in china town, then go dumpster diving at 830 all around NYC with tons of people we dont know to gather food for the occupiers. Adventure! We share this quote that we want to hold in non-violent spirit tomorrow: “Do […]

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