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“I don’t want to be known as a good German” – OccupySTL Evicted, Arrests at Occupy Springfield, MO

On Friday November 11, shortly after the 10pm curfew, St. Louis police moved in on the Occupy St. Louis encampment at Kiener Plaza. Some occupants chose to continue the occupation after a warning was issued. These 27, one of who chained himself to a chair, were arrested after police were forced to wade through a crowd raining both profanities and “thank you’s” on them. Shortly before being led away in handcuffs, one older man, concerned about his grandchildren’s future proclaimed, “I don’t want to be known as a good German, I want to be known as the French underground!”

This was one arrestee’s account of his jail-time: https://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=176718272418503

News video of the police action: http://www.fox2now.com/news/ktvi-occupy-st-louis-evicted-kiener-plaza-arrests-111111,0,6864155.story


Meanwhile, in Springfield, MO… arrests as demonstrators occupy neglected private land:

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Thoughtful Perspectives on other North American #Occupy Movements

Albany, NY: Ben Brucato
Atlanta: ATL IMC / Little Advances
Baltimore: bmorewomentrans
Bloomington, IN: Rififi
Boston: Boston Indymedia
Carbondale: Occupy SIUC
Chicago: selfactivity
Chapel Hill: triANARCHY
Davis, CA: Bicycle Barricade
Denver: Ignite!
Detroit: Third Coast Conspiracy
Gulf Coast: The Raging Pelican
Iowa City: Smooth Spaces
Los Angeles: UnpermittedLA
Miami: Autonomy & Solidarity
New York City: Malcolm Harris
Oakland: Bay of Rage / Hyphy
Philadelphia: radoccupyphilly
Phoenix: Fires never extinguished
Portland, OR: Grey Coast @ News
Richmond, VA: The Wingnut
Seattle: Puget Sound Anarchists
St. Louis: STL FTP
Toronto: ...To the Roots of Capital
Vancouver: Van. Media Co-op
Washington DC: BroadSnark

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