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    Occupy Philly and Occupy LA Both Being Evicted

    Occupy Philadelphia is being evicted by the PPD as we speak, and Occupy Los Angeles is being threatened with eviction by the LAPD after midnight tonight. Here’s where to follow what’s happening:

    Philladelphia: @OccupyPhilly and #OccupyPhilly on Twitter; Livestream here and here.

    Los Angeles: @OccupyLA, #OccupyLA, and #OLARaid on Twitter; Livestream here and here; donate here.

    Watch live streaming video from occupyphiladelphia at

    Watch live streaming video from owslosangeles at

    Verizon’s Corporate Welfare

    Verizon got $12.3 billion in tax subsidies from 2008 to 2010 and paid negative 2.9% in taxes. Can you hear us now? We are the 99%.

    Newt Gingrich Mic Checked by Occupy Boston and Occupy Harvard

    Tonight members of Occupy Boston and Occupy Harvard mic checked Newt Gingrich—former Speaker of the House (R-GA) and current candidate for the Republican presidential nomination—as he introduced his documentary A City upon a Hill: The Spirit of American Exceptionalism at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. The documentary was produced by Citizens United Productions, the lead plaintiff in the 2009 Supreme Court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission which ruled that corporations and unions have a right to spend unlimited amounts of money on political advertisements.

    Here’s the video of our mic check:

    Better Than the Bat Signal: Occupy Wall Street Project “99%” onto Verizon Building

    "99%" projected on the side of Mahattan's Verizon Building

    Day of Action March Today, November 17, at 4 pm in Dewey Square

    Across the country, our infrastructure is falling apart. Our bridges, our roads, and our public transit systems are in a state of disrepair. Enough! It’s time to revitalize our economy with the creation of local jobs that serve our country as a whole! At 4 pm, tens of thousands of people who are deeply engaged in the labor movement will join us in Dewey Square, march to our bridges, and demand that we get back to work.

    The candlelight march will proceed from Dewey Square down Atlantic Avenue to the North Washington St. Bridge—a bridge that is desperately in need of repair—for a speak out against unemployment, austerity, and infrastructure cuts.

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