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One Year On, In-fighting Plagues Oakland Occupy Movement

Oct 25, 2012

Ed. Note: Oct. 25 marks one-year since Oakland Police clashed with one of the nation's largest Occupy encampments in front of Frank Ogawa Plaza. While there has been talk of attempts to retake the plaza to commemorate the anniversary, disputes...

New York Could Add 1 Million Voters in 2013

May 23, 2012

An estimated one million potential voters could be added to New York state’s rolls should forthcoming legislation be enacted, according to the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. State Sen. Michael Gianaris, the co-sponsor of legislation that...

A Critical Look at Occupy Oakland

Jan 30, 2012

Editor's Note: At least 400 people were arrested in Oakland on Saturday following an Occupy rally and march.  The clash with police occurred after a group of demonstrators broke into City Hall and attemped to occupy an out-of-use dowtown convention...

Ethnic Media: Where Do Immigrants Stand on Occupy?

Dec 15, 2011

Editor’s note: California ethnic media weigh in on the meaning and impact of the Occupy movement on their communities. Some say the protests have caused civic chaos and economic hardships for immigrant small business owners, while others feel the movement...

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