Occupy http://wamc.org en #OccupyAlbany Turns 2 http://wamc.org/post/occupyalbany-turns-2 <p></p><p>A small band of protestors gathered quietly late Monday afternoon at the edge of Academy Park to celebrate the anti-establishment crusade that began two years ago, in conjunction with <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/220100/occupy-wall-street-a-protest-timeline" target="_blank">Occupy Wall Street</a>.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 16:30:47 +0000 Dave Lucas 76344 at http://wamc.org #OccupyAlbany Turns 2 Occupy the 4th of July! http://wamc.org/post/occupy-4th-july <p>A National Rally to uphold citizens' constitutional rights is being observed in New York’s Capital city…</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 23:07:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 68446 at http://wamc.org Occupy the 4th of July! #Occupy Albany Hits The Courts Friday http://wamc.org/post/occupy-albany-hits-courts-friday <p><a href="http://wamc.org/post/occupy-albany">Occupy Albany</a> comes out of hibernation tomorrow - the group is urging citizens to “come out to show support at two separate hearings for activists who were arrested locally for engaging in civil disobedience in furtherance of social justice."</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:46:29 +0000 Dave Lucas 68018 at http://wamc.org #Occupy Albany Hits The Courts Friday Protests Planned For Governors, Premiers Meeting http://wamc.org/post/protests-planned-governors-premiers-meeting <p>Occupy groups and others plan to protest during the Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Premiers.<br /><br />Demonstrations are planned Sunday and Monday.<br /><br />Organizers say they want the governors and premiers to focus on the human rights of the people in the region and a process that engages them in holding their governments accountable for protecting their rights.<br /><br />The 36th annual conference will be co-hosted by Gov. Peter Shumlin and Quebec Premier Jean Charest.<br /> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 43871 at http://wamc.org Arrest Record Dogs "Occupier" http://wamc.org/post/arrest-record-dogs-occupier <p>A teacher who exercised her First Amendment Rights to stand up for her beliefs at rallies and actions held by Occupy Albany could be facing repercussions for her actions. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 20:31:47 +0000 Dave Lucas 38952 at http://wamc.org Morning headlines with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette http://wamc.org/post/morning-headlines-judy-patrick-daily-gazette-51 <p>WAMC&#39;s David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Judy Patrick, managing editor of the Daily Gazette.</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 11:05:13 +0000 David Guistina 38079 at http://wamc.org Morning headlines with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette Occupy Berkshires Rally Commemorates International Workers Day http://wamc.org/post/occupy-berkshires-rally-commemorates-international-workers-day-0 <p>May 1<sup>st</sup> is recognized as International Workers Day. In Pittsfield, an Occupy Berkshires rally was held to commemorate the day and raise awareness of political issues. WAMC&rsquo;s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard attended the rally and spoke with activists and occupiers.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 21:10:14 +0000 Lucas Willard 38058 at http://wamc.org Occupy Berkshires Rally Commemorates International Workers Day Occupy Albany Returns with Green, Pro-Labor Agenda http://wamc.org/post/occupy-albany-returns-green-pro-labor-agenda <p>Occupy&nbsp;Albany is back, this time with a specific platform to change New York government and politics.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Ian Pickus reports&hellip;</p><p>The group credited in part with pushing Governor Andrew Cuomo to accept a higher tax on millionaires plans opening ceremonies from noon to midnight Tuesday across from the Capitol, coinciding with international May Day protests.</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 12:21:47 +0000 Ian Pickus 37991 at http://wamc.org Occupy Albany Returns with Green, Pro-Labor Agenda NYC Officials Sue Police over Response to Protests http://wamc.org/post/nyc-officials-sue-police-over-response-protests <p>Four New York City lawmakers are suing the city over its treatment of the Occupy Wall Street protests. WAMC&rsquo;s Dave Lucas reports<strong>&hellip;</strong></p><p>The civil rights suit was filed Monday in a Manhattan federal court. It says police conduct is so problematic that the force needs an outside monitor.</p><p>The city Law Department had no immediate comment Monday. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has defended police handling of the protests.</p><p>Occupy demonstrators have gone to court before over particular episodes. The new lawsuit is a compendium of complaints.</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 11:59:44 +0000 Dave Lucas 37985 at http://wamc.org NYC Officials Sue Police over Response to Protests Occupy Trillion Day at Suny New Paltz http://wamc.org/post/occupy-trillion-day-suny-new-paltz <p><font size="2">Demonstrations and creative protests were held campuses and communities around the country Wednesday to mark Occupy Trillion Day - when U.S. student debt reached $1Trillion. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas attended one of those events, held at the SUNY New Paltz Campus.<br /><br /> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 16:25:43 +0000 Dave Lucas 37684 at http://wamc.org Occupy Trillion Day at Suny New Paltz