The Occupy Wall Street movement returned in full force to Philadelphia for its first national gathering, which included five days of workshops, speakers and marches.
The 99% Declaration group and the Occupy movement are both planning national conventions this summer, but the groups differ in their philosophies toward governmental change.
29 year old graduate students Khadijah White was arrested in Center City on March 15 on charges of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and harassment when she and others protested a Department of Public Health proposal that would require organizations to get training and permits to distribute food to the public.
Nate Kleinman, a member of Occupy Philadelphia, will run in the Democratic primary for the House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 13th district, which includes northeast Philadelphia.
The City broke ground Monday on a $50-million renovation of Dilworth Plaza, the public square west of City Hall that was formerly the site of the Occupy Philadelphia encampment.
INTERACTIVE: Dilworth Plaza Construction
We take a behind the scenes look at the proceedings of Occupy Philly.
The ongoing movement against mountaintop removal took a big leap yesterday by securing a private meeting with top PNC Bank executives.
Both OccupyPenn and Occupy Philadelphia claim that they will maintain their momentum through the winter months.
The event, which was organized by the Occupy Philadelphia Labor Working Group, consisted of a rally, a march and inspirational presentations from guest speakers.
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Lawyers gathered at the Philadelphia municipal court on Thursday in a status hearing to determine the next trial date for 30 of the 52 people arrested during the Occupy Philadelphia protests on Nov. 30.
This morning, the Philadelphia municipal court closed the cases related College junior Moshe Bitterman and College sophomore Emma Johnson’s arrests at Occupy Philadelphia on Nov. 30.
Even though Occupy Philadelphia’s physical protest has been disassembled, its participants say the movement is considering creating a national conference at Penn.
Preliminary hearings were held yesterday for the five members of the Penn community who were arrested in the Occupy Philadelphia protests on Nov. 30.
Occupy Philadelphia’s eviction from Dilworth Plaza Wednesday morning has sparked a question central to its future — can the movement be sustained now that it no longer has a physical place to occupy?
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Fifty-two people were arrested following a police raid of Center City’s Dilworth Plaza early Wednesday morning to evict Occupy Philadelphia protesters, including a Penn professor and four students.
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Now that the circumstances of Occupy Philadelphia have shifted, the movement itself must shift as well.
After Occupy Philadelphia’s encampment was evicted by police on Wednesday morning, over 75 people gathered at a teach-in outside Van Pelt Library.
At least four Penn students and a faculty member were among about 50 people arrested this morning following a police raid of Center City’s Dilworth Plaza.
Occupy Philadelphia protesters will march to campus Wednesday to hear City University of New York Graduate Center professor David Harvey speak about their movement.
There exists no right that permits a group of citizens to permanently “occupy” public space.