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What May Happen on May Day: Wildcat Marches, Bridge Blockades, and a ‘Guitarmy’

Here's what to expect from Occupy Wall Street, the unions, the anarchists, and other protesters on May 1.
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May Day Flashback: Why Union Square Matters To Occupy Wall Street

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

On May 1st—or May Day—Occupy Wall Street is hoping to make a big splash with a possibly massive General Strike, as well as a series of protests/marches that will come to a head that afternoon in Union Square, where a lot of OWS acti... Read Post

Breaking: Occupy Wall Street Protesters Blocking Off Brooklyn Bridge

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

We're seeing reports on Twitter that protesters from Occupy Wall Street have marched down to the Brooklyn Bridge, and hundreds of people have begun to stream into traffic lanes, completely stopping traffic on the bridge. According t... Read Post

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Suing City Over Brooklyn Bridge "Kettling"

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

Over the weekend, more than 700 protesters were arrested after Occupy Wall Street marched onto the Brooklyn Bridge. Protesters claimed that police lured them onto the roadway of the bridge, leading them there as an excuse to arrest ... Read Post

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