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We’re Still Here

November 28, 2011 by

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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 […]

Groups Meet With City Representatives

November 16, 2011 by

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Occupy Philly Legal Collective meets with aides, told to wait While one group met with Philadelphia City officials Tuesday afternoon, another group was told it would need to wait. Members of Reasonable Solutions announced at Monday’s General Assembly (GA), through a member of Outreach, that a meeting had been scheduled with City officials. The notes […]

Dilworth Renovation Panel Becomes Forum for Occupiers

October 29, 2011 by

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While planners of the renovation of the Dilworth Plaza planned to discuss the design process on last week, the meeting became a forum for many Occupiers to ask questions about the use of $50 million at a time of economic crisis. The City of Philadelphia is preparing for a major renovation of Dilworth Plaza, which […]

Occupy, City To Meet on Sunday

October 29, 2011 by

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A meeting is planned between Occupy members and Philadelphia city officials on Sunday at 4 p.m., when representatives from Occupy can provide the city with a letter drafted by Occupiers, according to an announcement during Thursday’s General Assembly. The meeting with city officials is among several important meetings on Sunday. At noon, Occupiers are encouraged […]

Feeding the Revolution

October 25, 2011 by

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Joseph Bieber said his job on the Food Committee is a tough one. “It’s one of the hardest,” he said. “Everyone needs food and comfort.” Joseph, an unemployed construction worker, has been with the occupation since its beginning on October 6, 2011. He said the food committees was one of the few committees that formed […]