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I’m really liking this Occupy Wall Street movement

Today is day #38. Previous posts – here and here. From Paul Krugman: When the Occupy Wall Street protests began three weeks ago, most news organizations were derisive if they deigned to mention the events at all. For example, nine days into the protests, National Public Radio had provided no coverage whatsoever. It is, therefore, a testament to the passion of those involved that the protests not only continued but grew, eventually becoming too big to ignore. With unions and a growing number of Democrats now expressing at least qualified support for the protesters, Occupy Wall Street is starting to look

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Oakland shootings

Something went terribly wrong in Oakland. Four police officers and one suspect are dead.  Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy From SF Gate: The Oakland parolee who took the lives of four Oakland police officers knew he was a wanted man and deliberately skipped out on a meeting as part of a feud he was having with his parole agent, his family said today. Lovelle Mixon’s shocked family, gathering at an East Oakland home where the parolee had been living until recently, apologized to the officers’ families and to the public, and said they don’t

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