Tag: The Occupy Movement

Occupy 2012- the American Spring occupies the EPA

8th April

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2012-The Occupy movement vowed for a renewal in the spring. Under the Occupy 2012 banner of the “American Spring,” the movement spearheaded the largest protest ever against the Environmental Protection Agency/EPA last Friday in Washington D.C.

Hundreds of demonstrators and two alpacas marched to the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters on Friday, the first day of a planned month long National Occupation of D.C. movement (dubbed NOWDC).

Click here for the full story in the Omkara World column.


Occupy DC protesters evicted from McPherson Square

4th February

Washington, February 4th 2012 – At 5:30 am Saturday, District Park Police began a systematic eviction of the Occupy D.C. camp at McPherson Square at 15th and K Street NW.

Arriving on horseback and motorcycles, police encircled the camp and authorities with a riot squad immediately took control of the General McPherson Statue in the center of the park- which occupiers earlier in the week encased with a tarp to make a “mega tent” in opposition to Park Police enforcing the mandate of no sleeping in public parks.

Click here for the entire story in the Omkara World column.