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Assembling, Generally

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“Are we occupiers?” someone asked. “Are we assembled?” There were a few hoots. “Then what does it matter if we’re The GA?” The group agreed to continue the conversation in breakout groups, which one occupier nearby noted, “was pretty much what we were doing anyway.”

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Occupy Goldman Sach Graphic with Fist

Over the past week a new occupation has begun at a particularly special place: the sidewalk by Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s house.

Occupy Goldman Sachs grew organically after a Global Noise march ended at Blankfein’s stoop at 15 Central Park West. And what a natural location to occupy, considering how Goldman Sachs engaged in some of the worst financial fraud the world has ever seen in the lead up to the 2008 financial crisis.

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Occupy University

Dear Supporter,

Last week we joined the global potbanging-protests targeting the homes, corporate lobbies and leisure locales of the 1%.

The #GlobalNoise effort spotlighted the huge and growing debts ordinary people struggle under, in which millions of us have been seduced into taking on unmanageable mortgages, credit cards, student loans, and more by a corrupt financial system. And movement activists the world over responded in kind, as illustrated by the comprehensive listing of media reports from