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Cops break up Occupy the Bronx rally

Cops break up Occupy the Bronx rally

Environment, Government December 4, 2011 at 7:40 pm 3 comments

Police arrested five people at the Occupy the Bronx general assembly in Mott Haven Saturday, preempting the organization’s plans to hold a rally and “festival” in a community garden fenced-off by the city in mid-November. It was the first time police had moved on the borough’s arm of Occupy Wall Street since it began holding weekly meeings in October.

Local residents join Wall Street protest

Local residents join Wall Street protest

Politics October 20, 2011 at 10:16 am 1 comment

A large crowd of people gathered at Fordham Plaza on Saturday to participate in the second weekly meeting of the Bronx’s own contingent of the Occupy Wall Street protests.

Bronxites came together to join the global conversation that was started by a few hundred protesters in Zuccotti Park, a block-square plaza in Manhattan’s financial district, a month ago.

From the editor: Occupy the Bronx

From the editor: Occupy the Bronx

Government October 18, 2011 at 10:20 am 0 comments

“The Bronx is in the house,” thundered 60 or 70 people last Saturday afternoon as they marched into a public square in lower Manhattan. The chant announced their presence to more than a thousand demonstrators already assembled in Zuccotti Park to protest against corporate greed and a government that servesRead More