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The Occupy meme continues to grow, but I wonder why it’s not taking more of a hold in Ypsi-Arbor

My friend Dave just sent me this photo from Portland, where some 5,000 people took to the streets today in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement. In contrast, only about 200 showed up this evening for the “Occupy Ann Arbor” protest on U-M’s Diag. With over 40,000 students currently enrolled at the University of […]

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Operation Empire State Rebellion

I’m doubtful that anything will happen tomorrow, but I suppose it’s a good thing that people are at least talking about the growing income disparity in America and the government’s role in making it happen. The following comes from Gary Roland, who is planning tomorrow’s protest in New York City’s financial district: WHEN: Occupation begins […]

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I was going to call this post “Welcome to the Ypsi Occupation,” but thought that might be a bit too inflamatory

My post on this weekend’s shootings in Ypsilanti elicited the following response from a reader calling himself Edweird. This is what I was able to gather from a few different sources (a neighbor who lives near the house in question, the news reporter trying to give her report to the camera, and a cop on […]

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