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Political and business pressure mounts to clear Dutch Occupy camps Wednesday 16 November 2011 Although none of the Dutch Occupy camps have yet been dismantled, political and business pressure is mounting for a clear-up, the Volkskrant reports on Wednesday. Amsterdams mayor Eberhard van der Laan has said he would like the protestors camped outside the former stock exchange in the heart of the city to move by the beginning of next year.
An eviction notice hangs on a tent outside St Paul's Cathedral. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
De Partij voor de Vrijheid in de Haagse gemeenteraad heeft signalen opgevangen dat de groep demonstranten – beter bekend onder de naam Occupy Den Haag - die al geruime tijd verblijft op het Malieveld, wellicht stromend water en een gratis stroomvoorziening krijgt.
during #mediablackout do NOT scoop the wire : EvictionDay
Door het nieuwsbombardement over de euro(pa)-crisis lees je er niet zoveel meer over, maar de Occupy-beweging is still alive and kicking. Nog steeds bivakkeren er overal ter wereld duizenden mensen in tentjes om hun ongenoegen uit te spreken. Over wat? Over van alles en nog wat, maar vooral over de banken en het Grote Graaien.
Hey you creatives, artists, environmentalists, workers, moms, dads, students, malcontents, do-gooders and aspiring martyrs in the snow: The last four months have been hard fought, inspiring and delightfully revolutionary.
Over the past ten days, more than a dozen cities have moved to evict "Occupy" protesters from city parks and other public spaces. As was the case in last night's move in New York City, each of the police actions shares a number of characteristics. And according to one Justice official, each of those actions was coordinated with help from Homeland Security, the FBI and other federal police agencies.
Added 11/16/2011 Auckland Aotea Square, Pending Eviction. Eviction of Fort Point Channel Park, Boston, Massachusetts. Occupy London, now pending again. Occupy UC Berkely, new camp now under threat. Compiling eviction information here to help media. PLEASE, PLEASE: If you hear of any that are not on the list, please either tweet me @occupygreed or @waronerrordkos, or drop a note below.
Aussie police arrest 'Occupy' protesters Australian police clashed with protesters in Melbourne, November 16. Australian Police have arrested at least three protesters of the 'Occupy Melbourne' movement in a park in the center of the city amid growing public discontent with Canberra's economic policies.
By freeing itself from dependency on exploitative and repressive systems, Occupy Wall Street has allowed roses to grow out of the concrete everywhere. By Daniel Owen Unlike politicians, who repeatedly betray humanity to favor corporate parasites, Occupy Wall Street practices what it preaches.
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