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‘Occupy San Diego’ targets Wal-Mart on Black Friday

Protesters affiliated with “Occupy San Diego” took their demonstration to two Wal-Mart stores on Black Friday. A group of protesters filled shopping carts with merchandise and congregated at the check out lines at their first target, a Wal-Mart on on Murphy Canyon Road in San Diego, California. “Citizens of WalMart!” they…

Mona Eltahawy tells CNN about her sexual assault from Egyptian police

Renowned Egyptian American journalist Mona Eltahawy appeared on CNN throughout Friday to discuss her brutal beating at the hands of Egyptian police forces at Tahrir Square. Speaking on The Situation Room with guest host Joe Johns, Eltahawy discussed her horrifying sexual assault, which resulted in a broken arm and hand.…

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Protesters plan to Occupy Black Friday

Across the U.S. on Black Friday, activists in the Occupy movement are urging boycotts of big chain stores. At least 150 protesters were gathering outside Macy’s flagship store in Manhattan for an anti-fur rally. In Seattle, protesters were carpooling to Wal-Mart stores. Occupy Seattle is encouraging shoppers to patronize small…

Egyptian activist: U.S.-supplied teargas ‘clinging to my lungs’

An Egyptian activist says that the U.S. is still providing the teargas the Egyptian military has been using to crackdown on protesters this week. Khalid Abdalla, who has also starred in movies such as The Kite Runner, United 93 and Green Zone, told CBS News Wednesday that he had recently…

‘Occupy Chicago’ protesters ‘mic check’ city alderman

Protesters “mic checked” Chicago Aldermann Joe Moore, one of the most progressive members of the City Council, on Monday for joining his colleagues in a unanimous vote for Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget. “We are here because you and the City Council unanimously chose to support Rahm Emanuel’s budget,” the protesters…

Obama gets ‘mic checked’ in New Hampshire

Republicans who have been urging the Occupy movement to protest President Barack Obama finally got their wish Tuesday. At a campaign event in New Hampshire, the president waited patiently as he was “mic checked” by a group of protesters. “Mic check!” they shouted. “Mr. President, over 4,000 peaceful protesters have…

Pregnant Seattle protester miscarries after being kicked, pepper sprayed

A woman who was pepper sprayed during during a raid on Occupy Seattle last week is blaming police after she miscarried Sunday. Jennifer Fox, 19, told The Stranger that she had been with the Occupy protests since they started in Westlake Park. She said she was homeless and three months…

University chancellor in silent ‘walk of shame’ after pepper spraying

Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi of the University of California-Davis has come under heavy criticism and calls for her resignation following her support of the use of pepper spray by campus police on unresisting demonstrators. On Saturday, students and supporters surrounded the building where she was holding a press conference, and…

Ret. police captain: To be arrested in solidarity ‘was the proudest moment of my life’

Retired Philadelphia police captain Ray Lewis, who was arrested last week alongside others in the Occupy movement, calls the ordeal “the proudest moment of my life.” “I saw all of you sleeping out here,” Lewis recalled to a videographer in New York City’s Zuccotti Park. “The cause, you were for…

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