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Police tell Occupy DC to remove ‘tent of dreams’

WASHINGTON — Police ordered the Washington offshoot of Occupy Wall Street on Tuesday to pull down a “tent of dreams” it erected the day before in an escalation of its protest against corporate power and greed. Members of Occupy DC in McPherson Square, a stone’s throw from the White House,…

Occupy DC defies ban, hoists ‘tent of dreams’

Occupy DC protesters defied a threatened police clampdown on their tent colony Monday, pitching a massive “tent of dreams” in the park near the White House they took over four months ago. With several hundred cheering supporters looking on, but no police in sight, they hoisted a deep-blue tarpaulin over…

WATCH LIVE: Occupy D.C. eviction expected Monday

National Park authorities have set a noon deadline for Occupy D.C. protesters to remove all temporary camping structures from McPherson Square and Freedom Plaza. Watch this live video from Occupy DC, broadcast Jan. 30, 2012. Watch this live video from Global Revolution, broadcast Jan. 30, 2012. Watch live streaming video…

‘Occupy’ protesters strip down for Washington gala

WASHINGTON — Protesters from Occupy DC, facing a clampdown on their encampment on Monday, stripped down for a topless street party outside a black-tie gala for Washington’s biggest movers and shakers. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle topped the guest list for the 99th gathering of the exclusive Alfalfa…

‘Occupy DC’ seeks court order to avert eviction

WASHINGTON — Occupy DC applied for a court order Wednesday to head off any attempt by police in the US capital to sweep away its encampment in McPherson Square, a small park near the White House. In a request for a US District Court injunction, the protesters said it would…

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