Occupy Philadelphia

Occupy Philadelphia
Part of the Occupy movement
Occupy Philadelphia 2011.jpg
Image from Occupy Philadelphia 2011
Date6 October 2011 – Ongoing
(7 years, 40 days)
LocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Caused byEconomic inequality, corporate influence over government, inter alia.
MethodsDemonstration, occupation, protest, street protesters
StatusContinuing
Arrests and injuries
Injuries3 taken to the hospital
Many did not seek medical treatment[citation needed]
Arrested93

Occupy Philadelphia was a collaboration that included nonviolent protests and demonstrations with an aim to overcome economic inequality,[1] corporate greed and the influence of corporations and lobbyists on government. The protest took place at Thomas Paine Plaza, which is adjacent to Philadelphia's City Hall.[2]

As of June 2012, Occupy Philadelphia had continued to engage in organized meetings, events and actions.[3]

Chronology of events[]

2011[]

Older couple at Liberty Bell, with a message: "Plutocracy is not Democracy" on October 8

2012[]

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References[]

  1. ^ "Study: Rich get a lot richer, outpace middle class". Action News. Retrieved 2011-10-28.
  2. ^ "'Occupy Philadelphia' joins 'Occupy Wall Street' effort". Metro. Retrieved 2011-10-16.
  3. ^ "Occupy Philly: Events". Occupy Philly. Retrieved March 3, 2012.
  4. ^ "Occupy Philly generates mixed opinions". The Temple News. Retrieved 2011-10-16.
  5. ^ "Occupy Philadelphia - City Hall - October 6". ActivismNetwork.org. Retrieved 2011-10-16.
  6. ^ "300 march as Occupy Philly movement begins". CourierPostOnline.com. Retrieved 2011-10-16.
  7. ^ "Occupy Philly Plans March To Liberty Bell". myfoxphilly.com. Retrieved 2011-10-16.
  8. ^ "Quakers are well situated to assist 'Occupy'". Philly.com. Retrieved 2011-10-28.
  9. ^ a b Nguyen, Quan (October 20, 2011.) "'Occupy Philadelphia' keeps growing as move looms." Philly.com (News). Accessed October 2011.
  10. ^ "It Is Day Ten Of Occupy Philadelphia". CBS Philly Local. Retrieved 2011-10-16.
  11. ^ "Protesters storm campus after Cantor cancels visit". The Daily Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2011-10-28.
  12. ^ Eric Cantor Cancels Philly Appearance Targeted by Occupy Protesters | NBC4 Washington
  13. ^ DAILY GRINDER: Are You Ready to Occupy Eric Cantor? | PhillyNow | A blog about Philadelphia news, politics and culture by Philadelphia Weekly
  14. ^ "Portugal. The Man played at Occupy Philly (photos, videos, setlist), then later at the TLA (setlist)". The Swollen Fox: A Philadelphia Music Blog. 2011-10-24. Retrieved 2011-11-19.
  15. ^ "Daily Occupation Report: Monday, October 24th". Infoshop News. Retrieved 2011-10-28.
  16. ^ "Occupy Philadelphia protesting in peace". Philly.com. Retrieved 2011-10-28.
  17. ^ Angela Davis: Power to the Imagination, The Huffington Post, November 1, 2011
  18. ^ Occupy Philly arrests at Comcast headquarters, Associated Press, November 2, 2011
  19. ^ "Occupy vs. Romney". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved 2011-11-05.
  20. ^ Frances Fox Piven Says Occupiers Need to Do, Campus Progress, November 9, 2011
  21. ^ Female Protester Raped at Occupy Philadelphia Camp The Blaze, November 13, 2011
  22. ^ Jesse Jackson at Occupy Philly
  23. ^ 200+ arrested at Occupy Los Angeles, 50 in Philly
  24. ^ Occupy Philly joins Occupy Penn for CUNY speaker
  25. ^ 'Occupy Philly' protesters acquitted on all counts Apr. 26, 2012

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