Occupy Wall Street

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
In a clear rebuke of the heavy-handed tactics of the New York Police Department, the City of New York on Tuesday agreed to pay $583,000 in damages for the false arrest of more than a dozen Occupy Wall Street demonstrators on New Years Eve in 2011.
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
U.S. government Fusion Centers, which operate as ill-defined "counter-terrorism...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Cecily McMillan, the Occupy Wall Street organizer convicted of felony assault...

Further

Occupy activist Cecily McMillan has been released from Rikers Island after serving 58 days of her three-month sentence. Describing a dehumanizing world "where words like freedom and rights don’t even exist," she read a statement on behalf of other female inmates calling for better access to health care, drug treatment and education "in the interests of returning the facility to its mission and restoring dignity to its inmates. "I am inspired by the resilient community I have encountered in a...

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