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Occupy Detroit Begins Voter Registration Drive

Occupy Detroit Begins Voter Registration Drive | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
This Saturday, look for a group of Occupy Detroiters dressed in Santa hats, handing out candy canes and asking if you're registered to vote. Occupy Detroit ... In GR they practically worship DeVos and VanAndel.
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Opposition to Michigan's EM law goes nationally - minbcnews.com

Opposition to Michigan's EM law goes nationally - minbcnews.com | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalOpposition to Michigan's EM law goes nationallyminbcnews.comby Dan Armstrong The Emergency Manager idea is not new to Michigan, but some of the provisions are.
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Spain's “Indignados” and the Globalization of Dissent « Grand ...

Spain's “Indignados” and the Globalization of Dissent « Grand ... | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy ... Before Adbusters called on activists to Occupy Wall Street, thousands of Spaniards set up camp in Madrid's iconic Puerta del Sol, and in public squares across the country.
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99 acts of revolution in 2012; #3 Join a movement | Analog Mutant ...

99 acts of revolution in 2012; #3 Join a movement | Analog Mutant ... | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
My #3 act of revolution is to Join A Movement. I had already done this in 2011 when I got involved in the Occupy Grand Rapids movement on day 1 of the occupation (Oct 8th, 2011). I found myself with the opportunity to get ...
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Rachel Maddow: Mich Emergency Manager story “the most important & undercovered story of the year” « Blogging for Michigan

Rachel Maddow: Mich Emergency Manager story “the most important & undercovered story of the year” « Blogging for Michigan | OccupyGR | Scoop.it

Last night, on his MSNBC show, Ed Schulz finished the evening with a piece about the Emergency Manager issue in Michigan. One particularly interesting point made by Rev. Alexander Bullock from the Greater St. Matthew Baptist Church of Highland Park, MI and also of Rainbow Push Detroit was that Emergency Managers can take control of the Clerk’s office when they take over a city. Since the City Clerks run the local elections, that has ominous portent for the future of democracy in our state.

During the hand-off from Ed Schultz to Rachel Maddow, it became clear that there was much more to come on the subject of Michigan’s Emergency Managers and indeed there was.

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David Cobb – Move to Amend Video | Occupy Grand Rapids

David Cobb – Move to Amend Video | Occupy Grand Rapids | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
Occupy Grand Rapids. Skip to content. Home · About · About Occupy GR · Camping · General Assemblies · What Is a GA? Process · Hand Signals · GA Meeting Notes · Contact · ← Weekly Update: Jan16-Jan22nd ...
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Occupy Protesters Interrupt U. of Michigan Board Meeting - The ...

Occupy Protesters Interrupt U. of Michigan Board Meeting - The ... | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
At least 30 protesters from the Occupy movement interrupted a meeting on Thursday of the University of Michigan's Board of Regents, according to AnnArbor.com, a local news source. The protesters, from Occupy Ann Arbor ...
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Time magazine names 'The Protester' its Person of the Year

Time magazine names 'The Protester' its Person of the Year | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
An Occupy Grand Rapids protester said the nod from Time is an indication the message is resonating.
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Occupy Grand Rapids produces first zine, continues occupation

Occupy Grand Rapids produces first zine, continues occupation | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
Despite the lack of much news coverage, Occupy Grand Rapids still exists and continues to do important work.

Some people are still sleeping outside at Fountain Street Church, while others are ha...
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Contact | Occupy Grand Rapids

Contact | Occupy Grand Rapids | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
@OccupyGR hi a new website for #occupygr is up now, could we get access to @occupygr?
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Better Farm: Artist-in-Residence Sends in the Drones

Interested in Tim Pools new toy the Occto-copter? Read about the benefactors involved in this awesome new technology. From the blog:
The Occupy Wall Street movement gained an unbelievable amount o...
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The Occupy Movement, Gentrification and Black America's Ancient ...

The Occupy Movement, Gentrification and Black America's Ancient ... | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy ... The “Occupy” brand is a hit, having embedded its “99%” emblem in the popular consciousness like no other political slogan of the past two generations.
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Your activism makes a difference « We Are The People

In Grand Rapids, members of We Are The People and Occupy Grand Rapids protested Thursday outside the office of U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, urging him to support an extension. Demonstrator Michael Tuffelmire tells the ...
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MLive article on OCCUPY THE COURTS | Move To Amend; Grand ...

MLive article on OCCUPY THE COURTS | Move To Amend; Grand ... | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
Here is a link to the MLIVE article on OCCUPY THE COURTS on Jan 12th, 2012, the 2nd anniversary of Citizens United. Move To Amend; Grand Rapids & Occupy Grand Rapids activists fighting for your rights!
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New York Occupy Wall Street participant to speak at GVSU – The Grand Rapids Press – MLive.com | Swikflak

New York Occupy Wall Street participant to speak at GVSU – The Grand Rapids Press – MLive.com | Swikflak | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.comNew York Occupy Wall Street participant to speak at GVSUThe Grand Rapids Press - MLive.comBy Heidi Fenton | The Grand Rapids Press When hundreds gathered in Manhattan's Liberty Square in early September to 'occ...
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Emergency Managers coming to a city near you

Emergency Managers coming to a city near you | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
I make no pretense of journalistic neutrality;  I have a dog in this fight, ME an American citizen, resident of Michigan, The Great Lakes State. Proud granddaughter of a U.S. Navy Chief who served...
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Muskegon-based Occupy The Lakeshore joins others in protest on Capitol Hill - Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com

Muskegon-based Occupy The Lakeshore joins others in protest on Capitol Hill - Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.comMuskegon-based Occupy The Lakeshore joins others in protest on Capitol HillMuskegon Chronicle - MLive.comOccupy The Lakeshore was represented at the event by Vanderstelt, Virginia Chester-Way from Grand Haven,...
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vreedwrites scribbles notes

vreedwrites scribbles notes | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
a virtual moleskin to park the seeds of inspiration...
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Christmas Wish List / Open Letter to Santa

Christmas Wish List / Open Letter to Santa | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
 December 15, 2011
Dear Santa,

What I want for Christmas is a better world. I want greed, consumerism and the unrelenting devotion to climbing to the top of the pyramid to be replaced with coo...
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Occupy GR brings attention to Levin initiated repressive legislation ...

Occupy GR brings attention to Levin initiated repressive legislation ... | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
Late Wednesday afternoon, a small group of people involved with Occupy Grand Rapids held a protest in front of the federal building in downtown Grand Rapids. In addition to holding signs for nearly two hours as motorists ...
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Occupy Local Radio

Occupy Local Radio | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
Ok all you Michiganders. In 2012, all radio stations in Michigan must renew their licenses with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).



Since the 1996 Telecommunications Act was passed,...
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Did Michigan inspire GOP in Congress to try extending unemployment benefits ... - The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Did Michigan inspire GOP in Congress to try extending unemployment benefits ... - The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.comDid Michigan inspire GOP in Congress to try extending unemployment benefits ...The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.comMichigan, which has consistently been near the top of the unemployment rate charts for the last...
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Occupy Grand Rapids - Christmas Letter

Occupy Grand Rapids - Christmas Letter | OccupyGR | Scoop.it

Christmas Wish List / Open Letter to Santa

Dear Santa,

What I want for Christmas is a better world. I want greed, consumerism and the unrelenting devotion to climbing to the top of the pyramid to be replaced with cooperation, collaboration, and focus on our long term. I'd like corporations to be fundamentally structured for accountability and benefit to their workers, to their customers, to the overall effects of their operation . . .

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Grand Rapids demonstrators urge Rep. Justin Amash to extend unemployment ... - Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

Grand Rapids demonstrators urge Rep. Justin Amash to extend unemployment ... - Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com | OccupyGR | Scoop.it
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.comGrand Rapids demonstrators urge Rep.
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