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We’re Still Here

November 28, 2011 by


While it is unclear when the Philadelphia Police Department will enter Dilworth Plaza, or the People’s Plaza, to clear Occupy Philly, the movement now has a much sharper focus of the sense of community and solidarity needed to move beyond this two-month incubation. Last night, hundreds of people gathered in solidarity, using a progressive people’s […]

Occupy Philly Braces for Eviction, Mayor Claims OP Moving to Paine Plaza

November 27, 2011 by


Occupy Philly is bracing for its most important direct action to date: Standing in solidarity against the City of Philadelphia. While Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter tweeted this evening that Occupy has signed a new permit to move across the street to Municipal Services Building Plaza, also known as Thomas Paine Plaza, the real Occupy has […]

City: You Can Occupy But Not Really

November 22, 2011 by


The Occupy Philly Legal Collective reported to the General Assembly (GA) Monday night that both the permit applications submitted for the Municipal Services Building Plaza, or Thomas Paine Plaza, have been denied. Both the Collective and the Reasonable Solutions Working Group submitted applications separately for Thomas Paine Plaza. Rather, the City of Philadelphia has provided […]