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Tensions Over Resistance/Expansion Continue

November 13, 2011 by


The past week have raised several questions about Occupy Philly that have no easy answers, including how the movement will proceed and if the relationship with the city is irreparable. At Friday night’s General Assembly (GA), an estimated 300 people turned out to participate in the discussion about whether Occupy should stay in Dilworth Plaza […]

Direct Democracy in Action

November 8, 2011 by


The Legal Support Group submitted a  proposal Tuesday evening to the General Assembly (GA) to determine whether or not the occupiers agreed to the basic premise of meeting with the city. The GA has provided the Legal Support Group with the power to communicate with the City of Philadelphia on its behalf. The proposal stems […]

Occupy, Nutter Engage in Long Awaited Meeting

October 31, 2011 by


Representatives of various working groups from Occupy Philadelphia met with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and a team of about 15 city employees at the American Friends Service Center at 15th and Cherry Streets on Sunday. The agenda was planned by representatives of the working groups  prior to the meeting and four members of Occupy volunteered to facilitate the meeting. […]