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Today in Occupy: December 9, 2011

December 9, 2011

Organizers, veterans, and union rank and file participating in the December 12 Shut Down The Port demonstration held a press conference at 11 am in front of Downtown Portland’s World Trade Center. More information: http://shutdowntheport.com/, media@shutdowntheport.com More than 500 flyers were handed out for the December 12 ports demonstration, today, to workers of the...
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Today in Occupy: December 8, 2011

December 8, 2011

Denis Theriault, Portland Mercury’s News Editor, explains the source (and controversy) of 500 Occupy Portland t-shirts handed out on November 13, 2011. Justin James Bridges, Occupy Portland’s ASL interpreter, testifies at a City Council hearing on police accountability. Bridges was injured in the November 13 police actions to evict Occupy Portland demonstrators. More information:...
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Today in Occupy: December 7, 2011

December 7, 2011

Update: 9:30 pm The End the Camping Ban! 24/7 Daily Vigil at City Hall marked its 145th hour. Today: Outreach volunteers for the December 12 port demonstration report productive interactions with ILWU rank and file, this morning. They will continue to hold these conversations twice a day and are planning community outreach in the urban...
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Today in Occupy: December 6, 2011

December 6, 2011

Occupy Portland demonstrators conducted outreach to workers associated with Port of Portland operations. The demonstrators heard the concerns of workers and planned to minimize impacts to them. More information: http://shutdowntheport.com/ Unsettle Portland demonstrators act in solidarity with a national campaign against foreclosure. More information: http://unsettleportland.org/ Occupy Portland demonstrators rally outside of the Justice Center, noon...
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Today in Occupy: December 5, 2011

December 5, 2011
Bank redlining demonstration, December 5, 2011

Seven demonstrators aligned with Occupy Portland protested bank redlining practices this morning at SE 39th and Hawthorne. The autonomous group called for attention to predatory lending practices that negatively affect minorities and contributed to the housing crisis. Contact: press@occupyportland.org Re-Occupation continues at Shemanski Park in Downtown Portland. After multiple late night visits, the Portland...
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Today in Occupy: December 4, 2011

December 4, 2011

Occupy Portland sustained Portland Police Bureau’s attempted eviction from Shemanski Park. Approximately 75 demonstrators remained in the early morning. Thirty demonstrators slept in the park overnight. The Portland Police Bureau released a statement that Occupy Portland demonstrators used children as human shields and that no children suffered injury. Oregonian photographer Ray Whitehouse published evidence...
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Today in Occupy: December 3, 2011

December 3, 2011

Dogcupy Portland plans to hold its third anti-bank demonstration at 11 am on SE Hawthorne at 37th. This weekly demonstration aims for a fun atmosphere that delivers a cute message. More information: http://occupyportlandcalendar.org/ The ReOccuFest starts at 2 pm, marches at 3 pm, and aims to start a new, two-week cycle of occupations. More...
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Today in Occupy: December 2, 2011

December 2, 2011

Occupy Portland announces plans for a new, two-week cycle of reoccupation that starts Saturday, December 3. Jordan LeDoux, point of contact for Occupy Portland’s public relations committee, addressed local media in a 10 am press conference at the Salmon Springs Fountain. The location remains undecided and undisclosed for tactical reasons, but organizers say they’ve...
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Announcing “Today in Occupy”

December 2, 2011

Greetings, friends! I am starting a series of Occupy Portland daily updates. The contents will be a digest of happenings and outcomes from groups and events. There will not be a specific limit on what subjects are covered, but the goal will be to span the diverse interests and backgrounds of our movement. I plan...
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