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The Day at Zuccotti Park -- and Beyond

Nov 16, 2011

Photo by Gail Robinson As protesters awaiting a court ruling, a heavy police presence kept anyone out of Zuccotti Park for much of the day Tuesday. Following the early morning police raid


After Police Clear the Park, A Range of Reactions

Nov 16, 2011

Photo by the office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly held a press conference Tuesday to explain why and how they cleared Zuccotti Park. But


Bill Curtails City Role in Deportations

Nov 04, 2011

Photo by William Alatriste, New York City Council Former Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau, shown here at a recent hearing on city cooperation with deportations, supported the council bill. With states such


Organized Occupiers Frustrate Mayor and Landlords

Oct 17, 2011

Photo by Shankbone Protesters gather to demonstrate on Wall Street. In the damp, pre-dawn darkness over Zuccotti Park, three thousand people were ready for a confrontation. Police vans interspersed with news vehicles


A Decade after 9/11, Little Pakistan Bounces Back

Sep 09, 2011

Photo by Larry Tung Pakistani businesses line several blocks of Coney Island Avenue in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. It was Mohammad Nadeem's stomach that led him to what would be his