Occupy Detroit

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“Occupy Detroit” Protestors Arrested At Wayne State

Two members of the “Occupy Detroit” protest movement were arrested for allegedly trying to disrupt the videotaping of a television show on the Wayne State University campus Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2011

‘Occupy Detroit’ Protests DTE Rate Increase

“You can look at how much the CEO’s get paid, and the fact that they’re cutting off anybody’s heat in the winter is appalling,” said one man at Tuesday’s rally.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Occupy Detroit Protesters Fare Better Than Others Across The U.S.

As police in riot gear and swat teams break up anti-Wall Street protests across the country, here in Motown all is quiet at “Occupy Detroit.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

Occupy Detroit (File photo: WWJ Marie Osborne)

Occupy Detroit: Banks Need A Haircut

In banking, a “haircut” is when a lender adjusts the terms of a loan to decrease the debt on the borrower.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011

Rev. Bill Freeman (credit: Facebook).

Michigan Pastor Inspired By Occupy Wall Street Arrested

A pastor who said he was inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement was arrested after refusing to leave Holland’s city hall in protest of the city’s decision not to expand its anti-discrimination ordinance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2011

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‘Occupy’ Protestors Endure Detroit’s Rough Weather

Occupy Detroit holding its own as protestors brave the elements to make their message heard.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2011

(WWJ Photo, File)

Opinion: ‘Occupy Detroit’ Protesters Should Move Into Vacant Houses, Rebuild City

If Detroit recovers, it will start with hundreds of little projects: homes repaired, small businesses started, charter schools opened.

CBS Detroit–10/19/2011

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Protesters Demand That BOA Halt Foreclosures

Dozens at a Noon rally in downtown Detroit are voicing their demand to Bank of America.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2011

Protestors march along Van Dyke in Warren. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Demonstrations In Warren & Bloomfield Twp. Result In 5 Arrests

Dozens of people marched along Van Dyke at 12 Mile in Warren in what was billed as a rally for good job and in Bloomfield Twp. five were arrested during a protest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Occupy Detroit: Can Protestors Win?

So far, the New York Times reported, protest leaders have agreed on two categories for demands: jobs for all, and civil rights.

CBS Detroit–10/17/2011