Occupy DC Carries On; Rally Planned Next Week

By Salon Staff
January 12, 2012 2:18AM (UTC)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Occupy Wall Street movement is flickering across the country.

In New York, the city removed police barriers from Zuccotti Park, allowing protesters to re-Occupy the space, but they are still not allowed to sleep there. In Seattle, a handful of people were kicked out of a vacant house that had been taken over as part of the movement.

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Through it all, the demonstration in the nation's capital has remained. The protest in Washington carries on because demonstrators are on federal land in a city that has a tolerant, even celebrated, history of civil disobedience.

Protesters are expecting thousands of people for a demonstration dubbed Occupy Congress on Tuesday.


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