This page is part of a larger feature called Occupy: 12 Events That Defined Year One. In the run-up to #S17, the one year anniversary of the movement, we will be posting stories from our archives for every month of the past year of occupy. Read stories from other months >>
New York, NY–Defining Home: An occupier digs deep and finds a personal connection to occupy: home.
Oakland, CA–The Infectious Escalation of Occupy Oakland: “When Occupations move to take back their rights, we are beaten, gassed, pepper sprayed, concussed, kettled, and arrested. As one of the many signs I’ve held at my Occupy Chicago rallies reads, ‘They only call it class warfare when we fight back.’ That statement is truth.”