Tracking the #OWS Anniversary Protests
The #s17 demonstrations—marking the one-year anniversary of Occupy—are under way. Here's the latest news.
- Solidarity protests are taking place in a number of other cities. Mother Jones' Gavin Aronsen is in Portland:
- — Josh Harkinson (@JoshHarkinson)Mon, Sep 17 2012 15:53:49Occupiers in SF blocking Market Street near California. A junky pickup parked sideways across streetcar tracks. Chalking stuff in streets.
- The gathering in Zuccotti Park is still going strong. A reporter with the Guardian tweeted earlier today that organizers plant to attempt to re-occupy the park tonight.
- Just as they did last fall, NYPD is still arresting and hassling journalists:
- — Josh Harkinson (@JoshHarkinson)Mon, Sep 17 2012 13:25:45
- As protesters prepare to swarm Wall Street again, this is waiting for them. . .
- Update: People on Twitter are saying that this is actually a microwave transmitter for news crews
- Zuccotti Park is starting to look like it did a year ago. . .
- A good summary of events this morning:
- — Josh Harkinson (@JoshHarkinson)Mon, Sep 17 2012 11:50:20
- The above pic is by MJ reporter Tim McDonnell.
- And the protesters came.
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