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Posted Nov. 16, 2011 for week ending Nov. 25, 2011

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OCCUPY WALL STREET RESOURCES PAGE

National Day of Action #N17: Two-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street

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  • MP3: Interview with retired Capt. Ray Lewis of the Philadelphia Police Department, conducted by Scott Harris and Richard Hill at Zuccotti Park, New York City, Nov. 19, 2011,
  • MP3: Interview with Mark Bray and Senia Barragan, with Occupy Wall Street press team, conducted by Scott Harris, Richard Hill and Hank Hoffman, New York City, Nov. 19, 2011
  • MP3: Interview with Eric, a member of the OWS direct action working group, on the past week's momentous demonstrations and future agenda of OWS, conducted by Richard Hill at Zuccotti Park, New York City, Between The Lines, Nov. 19, 2011.
  • MP3: Interview with Kristin Wartman and Erica Latti on the threat to the roots of our democratic society posed by the corporate food industry, conducted by Richard Hill at Zuccotti Park, New York City, Between The Lines, Nov. 19, 2011. Occupy Big Food formed recently to confront the stranglehold that huge multinational corporations have on the US and global food production and distribution systems.

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Police Suppression of Occupy Wall Street Movement Forces Activists to Adopt New Tactics and Strategies

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Interview with Arun Gupta, a founding editor of New York City’s Indypendent Newspaper, The Occupied Wall Street Journal and The Occupied USA Today, conducted by Scott Harris

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Just two days short of their second month anniversary, New York City police swept into lower Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park, the original site of the Occupy Wall Street protest movement evicted activists, arrested 200 people committing non-violent civil disobedience -- and carted their tents and property away. A member of the city council and journalists were arrested during the raid. New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg justified the eviction, saying that health and safety conditions had become intolerable in the park, a statement disputed by Occupy activists. Bloomberg said protesters could return to the park, but without tents or tarps, an order upheld by a New York state Supreme Court judge.  Story continues

Human Rights Group Decries Israel's Imprisonment of 20 Percent of Palestinians Under Occupation Since 1967

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Excerpt of speech by Clea Thauin, international advocacy officer with the prisoners' rights group Addameer, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus

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In mid-October, Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic party that controls Gaza, agreed to a prisoner swap. One thousand twenty-seven Palestinian political prisoners were traded for the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who has been held by Hamas since June 2006. Many Israelis were horrified by the release of Palestinians, some of whom had been convicted for violent crimes against Israelis and some Palestinians were angry that many of the prisoners released were sent into exile.  Story continues

Environmental Opponents Take Credit for Obama Administration's Delaying Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Decision

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Interview with Susan Casey Lefkowitz, director of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s international program, conducted by Scott Harris

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Under pressure from an effective grassroots campaign opposing government approval of the proposed 1,700 mile-long TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline that would bring oil from Alberta, Canada’s tar sands operations to U.S. Gulf coast refineries in Texas, the Obama administration announced a 12- to 18-month delay in making a decision on the pipeline to allow further study of the project’s environmental impact. The Nov. 10 White House announcement followed a concerted effort from a large coalition of environmental groups to derail the project that included acts of nonviolent civil disobedience resulting in over 1,200 arrests in September.  Story continues

This week’s summary of under-reported news

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