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A guest post from my friend Christopher Miller . “The street is a void in the sequence of man, as he sleeps by its side, in rows that house his dreams.” - J. H. Prynne What I have witnessed over the last few weeks is in fact the long patient work required for ensuring the street is not a void in the sequence of man. In fact, what occupations have showed and continue to make so visible are the enshrined voids and empty spaces of “friendly enterprise” that we have taken in place of an actual public space where we can meet others, irreducible in their suffering and intelligible in their grievance.
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The loose-knit protest movement known as Occupy Wall Street has stirred action from New York City to LA and spread overseas. Here we present an expanding map of protest hot spots and reported arrests, and track the movement's growth. Check back often for updates—and check out all the rest of MoJo 's #OWS coverage here. Protests taking place beyond Manhattan: What began as a call for Americans to gather in New York's Financial District has given rise to like-minded actions nationwide and far beyond. Click on the dots for details from more than 462 locations and over 3,200 arrests (last updated: November 20, 9:30 p.m.
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LOS ANGELES (RNN) - College students across the country are preparing for Thursday's national day of protests in unity with the Occupy Wall Street movement. As of Wednesday evening, 90 colleges were confirmed for Occupy College's "National Student Solidarity Protest," according to the group's website. Natalia Abrams, a spokeswoman and facilitator for the group, expects the number to surpass 100. This will be the second protest of the fledgling group, which sponsored a walk-out on college campuses Oct. 5. Thursday's protests are planned for 4:30 p.m. ET.
One month after the first protesters showed up on Wall Street, similar movements have popped up in cities throughout the world — and many more are being planned or discussed . As "Occupy Wall Street" evolves into "Occupy Everywhere," several new services are mapping the social media chatter surrounding them. Similar to the dashboards news outlets like Al Jazeera and independent projects like IAmJan25 and HyperCities created to track social media surrounding the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street maps now show where relevant geotaged tweets, YouTube videos and Flickr images are being posted, in real time. "I don't really have a strong political opinion," says Humphrey Flowerdew, who started mapping Occupy Wall Street tweets on Cravify.com . "I'm just interested in technology and what practical things you can do with it."
Occupy George dollar bill. Where are the protests around the world? "951 cities in 82 countries" has become the standard definition of the scale of the Occupy protests around the world this weekend, following on from the Occupy Wall Street and Madrid demonstrations that have shaped public debate in the past month. We wanted to list exactly where protests have taken place as part of the Occupy movement - and see exactly what is happening where around the globe. With your help, adding events in our form below, we've been able to show 750 Occupy events world wide. As we wrote this week :
View Occupy California, By John C. Osborn in a larger map This map shows occupy actions found or planned across California. If there is an occupy that is not listed here, please let me know and I’ll add it. Published on a number of Patch.com websites. LEGEND: Tent = Encampment; Cop = Protests Only; Updated on Thursday, November 10
The Occupy Wall Street movement drew a lot of attention in the beginning of October. The protests that started in New York rapidly spread around the world. This visualization shows how.