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Philly Journalist Dustin Slaughter Sues NSA, CIA Over Occupy Philly Surveillance

These days, Dustin Slaughter is best known as the co-editor of alternative news website The Philly Declaration as well as a self-described “public records zealot.” […]

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Student Arrested During Occupy Philly Protest Wins $80K in Damages

A one-time doctoral candidate at the University of Pennsylvania who studied and made a short film about Occupy Philly was awarded $80,000 in damages Thursday by a […]

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Occupy Philadelphia Is Suing the City

26 protestors affiliated with Occupy Wall Street have sued the city, claiming that when they were kicked off Dilworth Plaza in 2011, their freedom of […]

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Economist: The Rich Stay Rich, the Middle Class Get Thriftier

Silly me. My career went into a ditch at the start of the Great Recession when I traded a good job and a comfortable income […]

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Let’s Drop the Class Warfare Talk and Actually Save the Middle Class

The past four years have been host to one of the most discordant political cycles in recent history, an atmosphere of vitriol and volatility that […]

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Let’s Drop the Class Warfare Talk and Actually Save the Middle Class

The past four years have been host to one of the most discordant political cycles in recent history, an atmosphere of vitriol and volatility that […]

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Occupy Protesters March from the Liberty Bell to Wall Street

For almost a full week, Occupy protesters made their presence felt in Philadelphia. They came, they were arrested, they screwed up your commute, and now […]

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Why Isn’t MOVE Part of Occupy Philly?

Ever since Occupy Philly began causing a stink in Philadelphia, I’ve been waiting for MOVE to make an appearance. After all, historically speaking, no other […]

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26 Occupy Protesters Arrested in Center City

Philadelphia Police arrested 26 Occupy protesters outside of the Convention Center on Sunday evening. Bike officers reportedly corralled 20 men and six women who were […]

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July Fourth In Philly Is Probably Going to Be a Pain In the Butt

Can we have a brief conversation about July 4th being on a Wednesday? We’re all getting jipped. Pretty much no one has Monday and Tuesday […]

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Occupy Philly to Join Strippers Protest at Daily News?

The reason traffic sucked in Center City during your lunch hour today was because of an Occupy Philly protest. Occupy protesters—about 100 and change or […]

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The Secret Thoughts of Wealthy Philadelphians

One thing that separates magazine journalism from newspaper journalism is point of view. That is, while newspaper reporters generally strive for objectivity and balance in […]

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Another Occupy Conference Scheduled in Philly This Summer

What’s better than a national Occupy conference in Philadelphia July 4th weekend? Two national Occupy conferences in Philadelphia July 4th weekend. That’s right, failed congressional […]

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Occupy Philly Activists Go to Trial, Maybe to Jail

On April 26, 2012, several defendants could be sent to prison for what they did outside a government facility on November 29th last year, prior […]

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The Rest of America Is Sending It’s Occupy Protesters to Philadelphia

Occupiers are going to occupy Philadelphia for the Fourth of July. An official announcement today warns that Occupy delegates from all 50 states, Washington D.C., […]