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Notes and News about Occupy Wall Street Satellite Protests in the NW
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Occupy Portland responds to Commissioner Nick Fish's open letter with promise to restore damage to parks

Occupy Portland responds to Commissioner Nick Fish's open letter with promise to restore damage to parks | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 17, 2011. Occupy Portland responds to Portland Commissioner Nick Fish's open letter about damage to downtown parks on Monday with a promise to repair Chapman and Lownsdale squares. But the demonstration continues in the same place.

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Organization runs the show at Occupy Olympia protest

Organization runs the show at Occupy Olympia protest | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 17, 2011. The encampment moved to Heritage Park over the weekend, after spending several days at Olympia’s Sylvester Park. This after the state, which owns the property, suggested the move because of resources and stability of the land.

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Mass Occupation Defeats Seattle Mayor and Police, Big Victory for Occupy Wall Street Movement

Mass Occupation Defeats Seattle Mayor and Police, Big Victory for Occupy Wall Street Movement | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 17, 2011. Monday morning 75 Seattle police arrested 9 people. 

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Bellingham protestors lend hands to Occupy Seattle

Bellingham protestors lend hands to Occupy Seattle | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 18, 2011. Occupy Bellingham protestors joined the general assembly on October 14. Police estimate 3,000 people were at the park on Saturday, with 150 tents that night.

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Demonstrators vacate park to avoid arrest, return during day

Demonstrators vacate park to avoid arrest, return during day | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 14, 2011. Occupy Salem campers have agreed to move their tents, sleeping bags and makeshift kitchen at night, but they have no intention of disappearing from Willson Park.

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Occupy Seattle and the resonance of democracy

Occupy Seattle and the resonance of democracy | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 13, 2011. Frustrations with the economy and government are bringing new people and skills into the political process. A tally of immediate outcomes will not measure what has been started.

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Occupy Salem campers set up at Willson Park

Occupy Salem campers set up at Willson Park | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 11, 2011. Occupy Salem enters day 2: More than a dozen tents stood at the east end of Willson Park this morning.

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Occupy Wall Street comes to Boise | Arbiter Online

Occupy Wall Street comes to Boise | Arbiter Online | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 11, 2011. Protesters came with signs stating, “Human Needs Not Corporate Greed.”

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Rescuing America from Wall Street

Rescuing America from Wall Street | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

The anti-bank campaign has in fact been incubating for years — a “seed beneath the snow,” as the Italian novelist Ignazio Silone once termed the slow-to-arrive left. The sit-ins, teach-ins and street demonstrations popping up in Boston, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles are formally the handiwork of a coalition of community groups that recently gathered together as the New Bottom Line.

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Occupy Portland: "50/50" Chance That Group Will Seek Police Permit, Organizer Says | Blogtown, PDX

Occupy Portland: "50/50" Chance That Group Will Seek Police Permit, Organizer Says | Blogtown, PDX | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

An Occupy Portland organizer who has been designated the group's police liaison says it's too close to call right now whether the larger group behind the protest planned to start this Thursday will formally seek city approval for the demonstration—including a march to Pioneer Courthouse Square.

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Occupy Wall Street supporters plan Tacoma rally Friday

Occupy Wall Street supporters plan Tacoma rally Friday | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

A group of Tacomans following the national "Occupy Wall Street" movement announced today it will hold a peaceful march in downtown Tacoma on Fri., Oct. 7.

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Occupy Portland brings national movement to Waterfront Park

Thursday rally will highlight grassroots group’s message of solidarity with New York action

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Occupy Portland : Take a tour inside their camp [YouTube]

October 18, 2011. The Oregonian takes a look inside the Occupy Portland tent city, which is nearing the end of its second week. The setup includes a gasoline power generator, garden, church, medical tent, and food line with dish cleaning area and composting station.

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Occupy Tacoma group plans to stay

Occupy Tacoma group plans to stay | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 17, 2011. Tacoma’s contribution to the growing Occupy Wall Street movement may be small right now, but determined protestors said Sunday that they’re in it for the long haul and believe others will join their ranks against corporate greed.

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Permit granted for Occupy Seattle protesters at Westlake

Permit granted for Occupy Seattle protesters at Westlake | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 18, 2011. Under the restrictions, Westlake Park may only be used during park hours, and any camp tents must be set up and taken down in a specific area of City Hall Plaza between 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. The protest is one month old.

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Police arrest Occupy Seattle protestors

Police arrest Occupy Seattle protestors | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 18, 2011. Police arrested eight Occupy Seattle demonstrators who refuse to remove their tents Monday from the city's downtown Westlake Park.

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Salem, Occupy the Capital [YouTube]

Salem, Occupy the Capital [YouTube] | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 12, 2011. Occupy Salem is underway and the number of activists who have moved into Wilson Park, adjacent to the Oregon state capital, is growing, as are the potential problems.

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Occupy Seattle, anti-war march to converge on Westlake Park

Occupy Seattle, anti-war march to converge on Westlake Park | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it
Occupy Seattle organizers said that they will march from Westlake Park to City Hall Plaza on Friday afternoon, ahead of a planned anti-war march.
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Occupy Wall Street movement gets local

Occupy Wall Street movement gets local | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

Organizers of an off-shoot group called Occupy Salem are joining more than 130 cities and communities in four countries in demonstration.

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Occupy Boise Takes Message to Capitol Steps [W/Video]

Occupy Boise Takes Message to Capitol Steps [W/Video] | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

October 6, 2011. About 400 people marched to Idaho's Capitol on a cold, rainy Wednesday in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement. 

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Occupy Boise to march Wednesday

A new movement called Occupy Boise plans a rally and march at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial next to Boise’s downtown library. The group will march to Capitol Park at 4:30 p.m.

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Seattle Mayor McGinn tells ‘Occupy Seattle’ to occupy somewhere else | KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest

Seattle Mayor McGinn tells ‘Occupy Seattle’ to occupy somewhere else | KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has told “Occupy Seattle” to take down their tents.
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Occupy Seattle Protesters Face Off Against Target in Westlake Park (PHOTOS) - Seattle News - The Daily Weekly

Occupy Seattle Protesters Face Off Against Target in Westlake Park (PHOTOS) - Seattle News - The Daily Weekly | Occupy The Northwest | Scoop.it

The two groups who shared Westlake Park today -- Occupy Seattle and Target, a giant corporation they would like to destroy -- competed for the attention of passersby, with demonstrators chanting things like, "Target, you are the target."

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