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FBI knew of plot to kill OWS activists, remained silent

  The FBI knew of plot to kill OWS activists, remained silent. Only one month into the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in 2011, plans were formulated to identify key figures in the movement and execute them with a coordinated assault using sniper rifles, documents reveal. MORE

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FBI “plot to identify and assassinate Occupy leaders”?

The FBI hatched a “plot to identify and assassinate Occupy leaders”? It’d seem so, according to the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund and civil liberties activists.  By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Jan. 7, 2013: Information obtained by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund via a Freedom of Information

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Occupied Ottawa to celebrate one year anniversary

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Oct 15, 2012: Occupied Ottawa (formerly Occupy Ottawa) activists return to Confederation Park on Monday to celebrate the movement’s one year anniversary with art, performance, music, speeches and educational workshops. Occupied Ottawa, a part of the global grassroots Occupy movement against economic disparity

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Occupy Wall Street 1 Year Later: A Roundtable Discussion

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Sept. 18, 2012: Democracy Now host Amy Goodman hosts a roundtable discussion of Occupy Wall Street movement on its 1 year anniversary with the following experts: Frances Fox Piven, an author and professor at City University of New York who has

Ottawa Police arrest an innocent Occupied Ottawa activist on Parliament Hill

NYPD brutalized Occupy Wall Street protesters, says report

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  I spend the last five hours digesting the contents of the report on the first systematic look the NYPD’s response to Occupy Wall Street protests. The report is the product of an eight-month investigation undertaken by law clinics at Fordham, Harvard,

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On Wednesday in Ottawa, Occupy This!

I just received an invite from an activist friend to attend the Ottawa launch of Judy Rebick new book on the Occupy movement and solidarity-building, Occupy This! The book excites the activist in me already, even before I’ve read it. Excites me because of… the

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Chris Hedges: Movements have a life

“The fundamental task of the security and surveillance state … is to sever a movement that articulates the truth as Occupy did from the mainstream,” says Truthdig columnist, author and activist, Chris Hedges. He says the goal of the security and surveillance state is to