In a TV interview Wednesday, New York Deputy Mayor Carl Howard Wolfson explained why and how the City of New York cleared the Occupy Wall Street protest out of Zucotti Park, and in doing so, contrasts New York’s strategy with the eviction of Occupy Portland over the weekend.
In the final hours of Occupy Portland, there was mud, a riot squad and a speckled rooster.
The final rumor to sweep through the ruins of Occupy Portland inflamed the holdouts in the 420 Hotel.
“They killed a puppy!” screamed a young man with a scraggly goatee and a black Army ja
Occupy Portland organizers are thinking about limiting who gets fed at the camps. They're trying to figure out how to respond to growing pressure from city officials that the camp deal with the problem of drugs and violence in Lownsdale and Chapman squares.
A man that Portland police initially said was stabbed at the Occupy Portland camp Thursday morning tells WW he isn't sure where he was when he was knifed, and Occupy leaders tell WW that they believe the attack happened away from the camp.
10 Occupiers Arrested in Early Morning Raid; Portland Police in Riot Gear Help Feds Clear Park
Portland police in riot gear helped clear Terry Schrunk Plaza at about 4 am Tuesday after Occupy Portland campers ignored warnings from federal officials to move out. Police say they arrested about 10 Occupiers.
The move by occupiers to leave the main camps, in Lownsdale and Chapman squares just to the north, also r...
The Oregonian laid off about 20 business-side employees Tuesday, adding to about 38 employees the paper let go in June.
Publisher N. Christian Anderson III confirmed to WW that the paper had announced the layoffs. He wouldn't confirm the exact number but said none of the cuts came from the newsroom staff, and that the cuts were part of the paper’s overall cost-saving strategy. Source...
Filmmaker, author and 1 percenter Michael Moore is scheduled to visit the Occupy Portland camps today, and protesters plan to march to a Bank of America branch to draw attention to the bank’s investment in coal mining.