Occupy movement in the United States


Occupy movement in the United States
The General Assembly meeting in Washington Square Park, New York City on October 8, 2011

The Occupy movement began in the United States initially with the Occupy Wall Street protests but spread to many other cities, both in the United States and worldwide.

Contents

Locations

A Protester with a sign at Occupy San Francisco

The following is a list of the locations of some of the Occupy protests:

Higher education

Occupy movements have taken place on college campuses across the United States. UC Berkeley,[29] San Francisco State University, UC Irvine,[30] and Harvard University[31] are some institutions of higher education that have held occupations in support of the Occupy movement. Occupy Texas State at Texas State University is one of the first to form amount[clarification needed] universities and colleges in Texas and is one of the largest with fifty dedicated members. At Saint Mary's College of California, held teach-ins to educate students on the Occupy movement and encourage them to get involved.[32]

Public opinion polls

An October 12–16 poll found that 67% of New York City voters agreed with the protesters and 87% believed that they had a right to protest.[33] A national poll conducted by Public Policy Polling released on November 16 shows 45% of Americans opposing the movement and 33% favoring it.[34] A Siena poll of New York released on November 15 shows that two-thirds of New Yorkers do not believe that the movement represents "the 99%". [35]

Impact on US Politics

US Presidential Candidate Buddy Roemer made headlines by becoming the first candidate to vocally support the Occupy Movement. [36]

See also

Note. Cities with 'Occupy' articles are in the show-hide table below.

Other U.S. protests

Other international protests

Related articles

References

  1. ^ Wheeler, Sam (October 6, 2011.)"'Occupy Ashland'". The Mail Tribune. Accessed October 2011.
  2. ^ Milligan, Mandi (October 10, 2011). "Occupy Wall Street protests come to Atlanta". WGCL. http://www.cbsatlanta.com/story/15630309/occupy-wall-street-protests-come-to-atlanta. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ Andrea Ball (October 19, 2011). "Occupy Austin, whirling into action and chaos at a public space near you". Austin American-Statesman. http://www.statesman.com/news/local/occupy-austin-whirling-into-action-and-chaos-at-1924154.html. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  4. ^ (October 11, 2011.) "Occupy Wall Street: 100 arrests at Boston protest"." BBC News. Accessed October 2011.
  5. ^ Asztalos, Jaclyn (October 11, 2011.) "Protesters are Occupying Buffalo." MSNBC. Accessed October 2011.
  6. ^ Rhodes, Dawn (October 16, 2011.) "175 Chicago protesters arrested after being told to leave Grant Park." Chicago Tribune. Accessed October 2011.
  7. ^ Associated Press (October 24, 2011). "Police Arrest 11 Occupy Cincinnati Protesters." Business Week. Accessed October 2011.
  8. ^ Villeda, Ray; Goldberg, Ellen (October 12, 2011.) "Dallas Yanks Occupy Dallas Agreement." MSNBC. Accessed October 2011.
  9. ^ Guerra, Kristine (October 15, 2011.) "Occupy protests in Eugene, Vancouver draw large crowd." The Oregonian. Accessed October 2011.
  10. ^ Shea, Brittanie (October 6, 2011). "Occupy Wall Street: 99 Percent Protesters March to City Hall for Occupy Houston". Houston Press. http://blogs.houstonpress.com/hairballs/2011/10/occupy_wall_street_99_percent.php. Retrieved October 17, 2011. 
  11. ^ Villarreal, Marco (2011-10-15). "Thousands show up to Occupy Las Vegas - www.ktnv.com". ktnv.com. http://www.ktnv.com/news/local/131937183.html. Retrieved 2011-10-31. 
  12. ^ Gee, Brandon (October 31, 2011). ""Lawsuit Seeks Halt to Occupy Nashville Arrests." The Tennessean. Retrieved: October 31, 2011.
  13. ^ Kuruvila, Mattai (11 October 2011). "Occupy movement in Oakland, SF housing protest". San Francisco Chronicle. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/10/10/BA5T1LFU78.DTL&feed=rss.bayarea. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  14. ^ Brown, Catherine; Stamm, Dan (October 13, 2011.) "Occupy Philly Is Costing Taxpayers: Mayor." NBC Philadelphia. Accessed October 2011.
  15. ^ Navratil, Liz (November 2, 2011). "More than 100 Occupy Pittsburgh supporters march on Oakland". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA). http://post-gazette.com/pg/11306/1187080-100.stm. Retrieved November 2, 2011. 
  16. ^ Montoya, Kacey; Karapetyan, Araksya; Staff reporters (October 11, 2011.) "Arrests made as Portland police clear Main Street in downtown." Koin News. Accessed October 2011.
  17. ^ Associated Press (October 15, 2011). "“Occupy” Group Setting Up Camp In Providence, Rhode Island." CBS Boston. Accessed October 2011.
  18. ^ (October 18, 2011.) "Occupy Sacramento Plans Rally At City Hall Again." CBS Sacramento. Accessed October 2011.
  19. ^ (October 14, 2011.) "Occupy Salem a peaceful demonstration, police say." KATU News. Accessed October 2011.
  20. ^ McKintrick, Cathy (October 5th 2011). "Occupy Wall Street efforts coalesces in Salt Lake City" The Salt Lake Tribune. Accessed November 2011.
  21. ^ Kessler, Andy (October, 22, 2011) "In San Francisco, There Are Many Ways to Occupy Wall Street." The Wall Street Journal. Accessed October 2011.
  22. ^ (October 13, 2011.) "Police tell Occupy San Diego protesters to remove their tents from plaza." Los Angeles Times. Accessed October 2011.
  23. ^ Johnson, Scott; Woodall, Angela; Fernandez, Lisa (October 21, 2011.) "Eight Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested, one cited." San Jose Mercury News. Accessed October 2011.
  24. ^ (October 20, 2011.) "City issues permits for Occupy Seattle." The Herald]. Accessed October 2011.
  25. ^ Mann, Jennifer (October 27, 2011). "Cities begin removing Occupy protesters". St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, MO). http://www.stltoday.com/news/national/cities-begin-removing-occupy-protesters/article_769fa473-ea61-5c08-9c2c-b434b838ea01.html. 
  26. ^ Graham , Tim (October 9, 2011.) "Occupy Wall Street movement sweeps into Syracuse" Syracuse Post-Standard. Accessed October 2011
  27. ^ "Occupy Wall Street." Guardian News and Media Limited. Accessed October 2011.
  28. ^ Gresko, Jessica (October 8, 2011). "DC museum closed after protest; pepper spray used." The Boston Globe. Accessed October 2011.
  29. ^ "Occupy U.C. Berkeley Protesters Face Violent Confrontation With Campus Police (VIDEO)". Huffingtonpost.com. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/10/occupy-uc-berkeley-police_n_1086195.html. Retrieved 2011-11-21. 
  30. ^ ["http://www.newuniversity.org/2011/11/news/23976/] 8 November 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2011.
  31. ^ Press, Associated (2011-11-10). "Occupy Harvard: Students pitch tents in Harvard Yard". BostonHerald.com. http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view/20111110occupy_harvard_students_pitch_tents_in_harvard_yard/srvc=home&position=recent. Retrieved 2011-11-21. 
  32. ^ Jonathan Morales (3 November 2011). "Saint Mary's joins 'Occupy Wall Street' movement". Contra Costa Times. http://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_19256870?IADID=Search-www.contracostatimes.com-www.contracostatimes.com. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  33. ^ Reuters (October 17, 2011) "New Yorkers support anti-Wall Street protests: poll" Reuters.com
  34. ^ Poll: 45 percent oppose the ’99 percent’
  35. ^ Buffalo News Siena Poll Good News for Obama and Occupy Campers
  36. ^ "Buddy Roemer: The Occupy Wall Street candidate? - Alexander Burns". Politico.Com. http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1011/65378.html. Retrieved 2011-11-21. 

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