News for 2011-10-09

Sunday, October 9, 2011
[field_image_caption-raw] Cops Ticketing Drivers Who Honk in Support of 'Occupy Seattle' Protesters
The Seattle Police Department has begun handing out tickets to motorists—including cab drivers —who honk if they love their local Occupy Wall Street contingent . People can probably still honk if they love Jesus, though don't quote us on that.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Anti-Austerity 'Indignants' Occupy Brussels Park
BRUSSELS — Hundreds of "Indignants" who marched from France, the Netherlands and Spain, defied a ban to set up camp in a Brussels park Saturday to protest EU-ordered austerity measures. The marchers, joined by Belgian protesters, arrived at Elisabeth Park in the rain by late afternoon, and started...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Protesters Against NHS Privatization Occupy Westminster Bridge
Anti-cuts campaigners and health workers have joined forces in central London in protest against the planned shakeup of the NHS. More than 2,000 people staged a sit-down protest on Westminster Bridge from 1pm on Sunday to highlight the health and social care bill, which is due to go before the...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Julian Assange Leads Afghanistan Protest in London
LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and socialite Jemima Khan led a protest in London Saturday against the war in Afghanistan, 10 years after the United States and Britain went to war against the Taliban. Organisers the Stop The War Coalition claimed 5,000 people attended the protest in...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Don’t Mistake Occupy Wall Street for Team Obama
NEW YORK—The mushrooming Occupy Wall Street protests, now on the verge of spreading to more than 1,000 cities and towns across the U.S. and beyond, may have come of age this week. But the second most interesting number (apart from the anger-tracking figures updated at OccupyTogether.org ) is 38 per...
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[field_image_caption-raw] American Spectator Editor Admits to Being Agent Provocateur at DC Museum
The following photograph taken by opednews.com shows a confrontation in the lobby of the National Air and Space Museum between two individuals and an officer shortly before video shows officers with the Museum’s security forces rush outside indiscriminately pepper-spraying numerous individuals.
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