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  1. Occupy Wall Street Gets Focused With a Splashy Debt-Relief GalaThey’re back, and they’re focused.
  2. Ben & Jerry’s Founder Takes Back OWS ‘Batmobile’The millionaire won his “custody battle” with the activists.
  3. Confirmed: Police Were Not Very Nice to Occupy Wall Street ProtestersA new reports details the abuses.
  4. Mitt Romney Made the Baseball Hall of Fame, Sort OfVia Occupy Wall Street.
  5. Protesters Now Occupying Brooklyn ApartmentSad face.
  6. Meet George Martinez, Occupy’s Rapping Brooklynite Congressional CandidateHip-hop diplomat” George Martinez is running for real.
  7. Even Adbusters Realizes Occupy Wall Street Isn’t Working The magazine that started the movement is calling for a shift in strategy.
  8. NYPD Unconcerned With Actually Convicting Occupy Wall Street ProtestersDemonstrators are appearing in court, but the cops haven’t been showing up at all.
  9. Chinese Activist Chen Guangcheng Settling Into His NYU DigsHe arrived yesterday at Newark airport.
  10. 40,000 Orthodox Jews to Gather at Citi Field TomorrowThey’ll be discussing the Internet.
  11. The Many Faces of Occupy Wall Street’s May DaySee pictures from yesterday’s citywide protests.
  12. What Comes After May Day for Occupy Wall Street?May 1 brought big crowds and good vibes, but no obvious path forward.
  13. Orthodox Jews to Rally Against the Internet at Citi FieldMay 20: Be there!
  14. Occupy Wall Street Betting It All on May Day With Big TargetsThe protest movement has a lot riding on next week’s demonstrations, and their plans are pretty ambitious.
  15. Occupy Wall Street Evicted From Another BaseA group of demonstrators have been removed from a lower Manhattan loft where they lived for months.
  16. OWS Protesters Get ‘First Amendment Rights Area’Federal Hall has temporary new boundaries.
  17. Occupy Wall Street Protesters Arrested for Pissing Off Local ResidentsA week of sidewalk sleepovers turned into an occupation of Federal Hall’s steps.
  18. NYPD Decides Occupy Wall Street’s Sidewalk Sleepovers Are IllegalPolice arrested four overnight protesters this morning.
  19. Occupy Wall Street Sidewalk Sleepovers Are Catching OnThis could be the momentum boost the movement needs.
  20. Occupy Wall Street Figured Out How to Have SleepoversProtesters slept outside legally around Union Square last night.
  21. Trayvon Martin’s Parents Will Attend the Million Hoodie March in NYCThe 17-year-old’s mother and father will join Occupy Wall Street tonight.
  22. Occupy Wall Street Evicted From Union SquareOnce again, police cleared out a few hundred protesters from a public park last night.
  23. Occupy Wall Street Has Big Plans, But Lacks BackupIt’s showtime again for the protest movement, but the spring isn’t going to be easy.
  24. Ben & Jerry’s, Nirvana Manager Donate to Occupy Wall StreetSome bold-face names are attempting to reinvigorate the movement with money.
  25. Occupy Wall Street Shows Signs of Life Over a Rowdy WeekendClashes between police and protesters spread from Oakland to Washington, D.C. and New York City.
  26. Times Are Tight for Occupy Wall StreetThe group has instituted a partial spending freeze.
  27. Thousands of Egyptian Women March Against Protest BeatingsTahrir Square was filled for a fifth straight day.
  28. Writers Did Not Appreciate OWS’s L&O TakeoverThe show wrote a letter to both protesters and police.
  29. Occupy Wall Street Goes to Court in DrovesHundreds of demonstrators faced summonses in Manhattan court today.
  30. Occupy Wall Street Is ‘Squidding’ Goldman Sachs [Updated]Whatever that means! Protesters are marching on the bank.
  31. Eviction Deadlines Pass at Occupy L.A. and Occupy PhiladelphiaThe protesters are hanging tight for now.
  32. U.S. Cities Have Spent $13 Million on Occupy Wall Street So FarAlmost entirely on police overtime.
  33. Military in Egypt Promises Speedy Elections As 100,000 Protest in Tahrir SquareDemonstrations rage amid meetings about the future.
  34. Obama Makes Being Interrupted by a ‘Mike Check’ BipartisanWatch the video from today in New Hampshire.
  35. Occupy Wall Street’s Day of Action: Varied VerdictsSo, how did it go?
  36. How the Occupy Wall Street ‘Bat Signal’ Was MadeThe 99 percent projected their message onto a building last night.
  37. Keith Gessen Among the Writers and Journalists Arrested at Occupy Wall StreetBoth traditional and nontraditional members of the press have been arrested.
  38. Police Using LRAD Sound Cannons Against ProtestersDidn’t we get evicted for our drums being too loud or something?”
  39. Can Occupy Wall Street Avenge Its Eviction?All eyes will be on both the protesters and the police tomorrow.
  40. Occupy Wall Street Has a Real Office NowWith cubicles and everything.
  41. Oakland Mayor Jean Quan: Eighteen Cities Discussed Occupy ‘Situation’Were the recent crackdowns all coordinated nationally?
  42. Fate of Zuccotti Park Uncertain As Judge, Bloomberg Disagree [Updated]The court ruled that Bloomberg must “show cause” for evicting Occupy Wall Street.
  43. occupy everywhere
    Occupy Movements Nationwide Facing CrackdownsArrests hit Portland, Salt Lake City, Denver, and more over the weekend.
  44. Watch Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Get Drowned Out by the People’s MikeMike check. (MIKE CHECK!)”
  45. Occupy Wall Street: The Snow Day [Update]Protesters survive the winter test run without generators and fuel.
  46. Michael Moore Admits He’s RichI make my money the old school, honest way by making things.”
  47. Police Union Threatens to Sue ‘Violent’ ProtestersThey say twenty officers have been injured so far.
  48. Occupy Wall Street Stands With National Spinoffs As Oakland SimmersMayors nationwide are getting nervous.
  49. Oakland’s Response to Its Protesters Makes Mayor Bloomberg Look a Little BetterClashes elsewhere cast our mayor’s decision-making in a new light.
  50. Police Tear Gas Protesters to Clear Occupy Oakland [Updated]Chaotic clashes captured on video.
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