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, starting with stories on the first days at Liberty Square and the spouting of other encampments nationwide. Read stories from other months >>
New York City– First Night in Liberty Plaza
An occupier remembers his first night in Liberty Plaza as an affirmation of all that we can do for each other.
Los Angeles, CA– The Occupation of Los Angeles
As LA grapples with its place in the art world, a journalist becomes inspired by the ingenuity and hope of the city’s burgeoning Occupy community.
Birmingham, AL– The Birth of Occupy Birmingham
How Occupy Birmingham went from a man carrying a sign to an occupation.
Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt– From Tahrir To Occupy
For one Egyptian American, the Occupy movement is deja vu for the joyous feeling of community in Tahrir Square.