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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-10-11 11:25 AM
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Photos: Occupy Portland largest 'Occupy' event to date
... Protests were held in several major cities around the country last week, the largest being in Portland, Oregon. Protesters started gathering just after noon on Thursday at Portland's Waterfront Park beneath the Burnside Bridge. At around 2:30 p.m., thousands walked city streets to Pioneer Courthouse Square, which they occupied for about an hour before marching through city streets to two city parks.

"The corporations have taken our futures away from us and we're just not going to stand by and let that happen," one protester told a reporter from KGW ...

http://www.azfamily.com/news/Occupy-Portland-protests-1...
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Rabblevox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-10-11 11:36 AM
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1. I LOVE my city!!!. What is even more important than the size of the initial march though...
is the fact that several hundred people are hanging in there night after night. We have avoided a potentially disastrous conflict with the Portland Marathon, and occupiers, police, and the mayor have all been reasonable and civil with each other.

I am somewhat fucking amazed by both the occupiers and the police.

Occupy the Planet!!!!
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