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Occupy Everywhere

Forget the plowed debris field left at Dewey Square. That space is no longer synonymous with Occupy Boston — the movement is pushing forward.
After the decimation of Dewey, the movement finds new allies
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 16, 2011
This Is What a Boiling Point Looks Like: #Occupy Boston's Final Hours at Dewey Square

This Is What a Boiling Point Looks Like: #Occupy Boston's Final Hours at Dewey Square


Perhaps it's rather fitting that Dewey Square looks like a trampled battlefield today, with just a few dozen tents left among the planks, cardboard, packed...
By Chris Faraone  |  December 09, 2011
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PHOTOS: On the scene of the Occupy Boston eviction

And then it came. Right before five o'clock. Nobody really believed that it was coming, even though we all knew it was inevitable ...
Police raid the Dewey Square encampment at 5am | December 10, 2011
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  December 09, 2011
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PHOTOS: Occupy Boston defies Menino’s order to vacate Dewey Square

The scene from Occupy Boston after Mayor Menino gave orders to vacate.
Thousands rallied on the Greenway, and protesters packed up much of the camp for safekeeping | December 8, 2011
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  December 09, 2011
10 Bombshells from the #OccupyBoston Court Decision

10 Bombshells from the #OccupyBoston Court Decision


As just reported by David S. Bernstein: "Suffolk Superior Court Judge Frances McIntyre ruled against Occupy Boston this afternoon, declining to issue an injunction and...
By Chris Faraone  |  December 07, 2011
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Photos: Scenes from Before and After the Raid of Zuccotti Park

Three photographic takes on the Occupy movement, in Boston and NYC.
Scenes from Occupy Boston's march in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street after the Tuesday-morning raid of Zuccotti Park.
By ARIEL SHEARER, MIKE SPENCER, & PAUL QUITORIANO  |  November 18, 2011


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Are cities trying to freeze the Occupy movement to death?

As New York City police scrubbed Occupy Wall Street clean of its inhabitants and their belongings Tuesday morning, emotions ran high back in Boston .
The Cold War
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 18, 2011

Photos: Occupy Boston celebrates one-month anniversary at Dewey Square

Occupy Boston celebrates the one-month anniversary of their protest at Dewey Square on October 30, 2011.
Dewey Square | October 30, 2011
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  November 04, 2011
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Photos: Occupy Boston's student march from the Boston Common

On October 10, 2011, students march from the Boston Common to the Charlestown Bridge in solidary with Occupy Boston, a protest in assocation with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
October 10, 2011 | From the Boston Common to the Charlestown Bridge
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 14, 2011
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Photos: Boston Police arrest Occupy Boston protesters

The Boston Police Force cracks down on the Occupy Boston protests early on the morning of October 11, 2011.
October 11, 2011 | Rose Kennedy Greenway
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  October 14, 2011
The whole world is watching: Boston filmmaker releases incendiary #OccupyBoston doc of BPD crackdown

The whole world is watching: Boston filmmaker releases incendiary #OccupyBoston doc of BPD crackdown


 Boston Phoenix readers already know MIKE GILL: he shot a fantastic labor-of-love documentary about beloved indie heroes PIEBALD, his music videos have been voted as...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 13, 2011


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Photos: Occupy Boston demonstrations, from Dewey Square to the financial district

Participants in the “Occupy Boston” demonstrations (in association with the "Occupy Wall Street" movement) organizing at Dewey Square and participating in marches and protests throughout Boston's financial district.
From September 30 to October 3, 2011
By ARIEL SHEARER AND MOLLY GEIGER  |  October 07, 2011
Thanks to students and unions, #OccupyBoston is growing. It's also dividing.

Thanks to students and unions, #OccupyBoston is growing. It's also dividing.


It was a great day for Occupy Boston. On the heels of drawing support from Boston labor unions, the Dewey Square ranks swelled to include...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 05, 2011
Report From the Front: Occupy Boston gets serious

Report From the Front: Occupy Boston gets serious


Photo by Molly Geiger While they're a long way from defeating American plutocracy, Occupy Boston has accomplished a great deal in its first week. The...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 05, 2011
Inside #OccupyBoston: The Marches, Meditations, and Messages of the Movement on Dewey Square

Inside #OccupyBoston: The Marches, Meditations, and Messages of the Movement on Dewey Square


It's 11:30 am on Saturday in the location formerly known as Dewey Square, which has been, for the past 24 hours, the headquarters of OccupyBoston....
By Ariel Shearer  |  October 02, 2011


LIVE COVERAGE: #OccupyBoston draws more than 1000 to Dewey Square [Video, Tweets, Photos]


As the skies open up and Friday turns to Saturday, the first night of #OccupyBoston comes to a close. What did you miss? Scroll down...
By Carly Carioli  |  September 30, 2011
It's only day two, and there's no occupation yet, but the whole country's watching #OccupyBoston

It's only day two, and there's no occupation yet, but the whole country's watching #OccupyBoston


At this early juncture it's already safe to say that Occupy Wall Street has succeeded. I'm not being sarcastic. Yesterday I wrote about the media...
By Chris Faraone  |  September 28, 2011