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True democracy in action – Occupy Michigan’s “State of the State”


A peaceful demonstration and protest rally has been scheduled by the Occupy Movement at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing on January 18, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.. This event is set to coincide with Governor Snyder’s “State … Continue reading

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A city where the Occupy movement has been welcomed


I am very proud of my hometown these days. Unlike many cities across this country, both Mayor Virg Bernero and Greater Lansing have been very welcoming to the Occupy Lansing movement here. Each day, 20-30 protesters are encamped in Lansing’s Reutter … Continue reading

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Scenes from Occupy Lansing – 10/15/11


Quite a day at Michigan’s state capitol building as the Occupy movement arrived at the steps of the people’s house at 10 am. Despite very chilly winds, a crowd of 1,000+ joined organizers to hear speeches, set an agenda, and … Continue reading

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