No society in history has imprisoned as many people as The United States. 1% of Americans are in jail, 3 times more than Iran's and 12 times more than the prison population of China, the most populated country in the world.
Update: Those arrested at Occupy LA today are facing $5000 bail to be released; strategic psychological warfare against future protests.
Two LRAD's have been reported.
Police are requesting members of the media to leave or face arrest.
Police give protesters 10 minute warning to leave as 1000+ cops move to dismantle Occupy LA City Hall camp
Police are moving in NOW!
An estimated 1,300 officers are participating in the raid. LAPD are allowing only 9 reporters per 'media pool'.
Reports are saying police are coming to raid the encampment in the coming minutes. Homeland security and the fire department are also on scene.
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Occupy Bowling Green, what?! I go to school here, the town is so small you can walk from one side to the other. Where is this all taking place?
The OccupyBG Facebook page says ‘across from Reverends on Wooster’
The Business Software Alliance (which includes Apple, Microsoft, Adobe, Dell, Intel) released a statement last week announcing that they no longer support the SOPA bill.
Thank you. I will update the list soon.
would you perhaps publish a submission to help keep alive the occupy movement in my college town? it would awesome.
Sure, submit away.
Update: Additional officers heading to 3rd and Main.
BREAKING: A magnitude - 5.0 quake has hit Turkey.
Media is saying LAPD calling perimeter "scrimmage line." Apparently this is a game and protesters might be tackled.
Police advancing down Main St. Nearby church is accepting people. #OccupyLA
LAPD are not allowing protesters to join the crowd at Occupy LA. Media who is not inside police perimeter are not being allowed either.