Occupy Charlottesville

The one-percenter
Published on Aug 10th, 2012
50 comments Based on this story, "Lifejacket-clad demonstrators deliver message to Hurt"
Flowering and fescuing in Lee
Published on Mar 23rd, 2012
0 comments Spring has brought forth the annual flowering of this weeping tree in downtown's Lee Park, which also recently received a coating of grass seed, straw, and water– an effort to re-cover the...
Rich and powerful: Why won't they save themselves?
Published on Jan 7th, 2012
29 comments I spent a recent week at Occupy Miami and Occupy Fort Lauderdale. One question came up several times: What if the system responds– or pretends to respond– to our demands? What if the...
Indoctrination? You decide what happened at Woodbrook
Published on Jan 5th, 2012
35 comments It started with a blog entry at BigGovernment.com, and now such esteemed journalistic sources as the U.K.'s Daily Mail, the Daily Progress, and the Schilling Show Blog have explored the question of...
Broken beauty: The lofty life and tragic death of Linda Doig
Published on Jan 4th, 2012
29 comments "She had further to fall than I did," says the wiry, bearded man, gesturing to his companion on a beat-up sofa. Next to him sits a tall but weathered blond who nods in agreement and asks the man to...
Essayist misunderstood Occupy and its fingers
Published on Dec 22nd, 2011
0 comments I don’t mind criticism of the Occupy movement except when it is based on misrepresentations of the sort in the essay ["Great people? Steve Jobs, the Occupy movement, and us"] on the last page of the...
Last stand: The Charlottesville Occupier who died
Published on Dec 16th, 2011
30 comments She didn't come to Lee Park to protest. She was just looking for a safe place to sleep. Now, friends and family are mourning the death of Linda Doig, a former international fashion model who once...
Very Veronica: Unclothed Occupy protester explains why
Published on Dec 6th, 2011
28 comments The woman whose nude protest and arrest sparked questions in the final moments of the Occupy Charlottesville encampment says she's a little surprised by the attention but definitely not regretful....
The last campfire
Published on Nov 30th, 2011
0 comments The final campfire at the Occupy Charlottesville encampment at Lee Park provides a warm focal point as Charlottesville police stand ready to make sure campers move on with the exodus forced by the...
Not welcome: As Lee Park empties, UVA shoos Occupiers
Published on Nov 30th, 2011
30 comments Members of Occupy Charlottesville planning to move their tents to George Rogers Park on the Corner won't find a welcome wagon waiting, according to a warning issued by UVA brass, and those who choose...
What's next? Occupiers ponder the future
Published on Nov 30th, 2011
26 comments Tuesday, November 29 is deadline day for Occupy Charlottesville, but at noon– just six hours before protesters must decide whether to stay in Lee Park in violation of an expired permit or to...