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The Way It Was: McPherson Square (Photo Essay)

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Part of the tarp "Tent of Dreams" draping the statue of Maj. Gen. McPherson

I visited McPherson Square last week on one of those days when they were expecting a visit from the police--see my story http://www.opednews.com/articles/The-Middle-Class-Is-Also-by-Marta-Steele-120201-641.html.

        

No police. Hardly anyone there. I described the signs. Here are photos of them plus one of a homeless man who seemed quite mellowed out right where he was.

           

The last I heard, there was a court decision allowing the Occupiers to remain there.

          

Then came the surprise.

       

I couldn't go there today. I have a broken ankle.

      
that homeless guy

There is another holdout at Freedom Plaza. Good luck to them.

 

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A jack of some trades, writing and editing among them, Marta Steele, an admitted and proud holdover from the late sixties, returned to activism ten years ago after first establishing her skills as a college [mostly adjunct] professor in three (more...)
 
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I visited both Occupy parks on Thursday, talked to... by Meryl Ann Butler on Sunday, Feb 5, 2012 at 4:17:29 PM
Good one, Meryl!M.... by Marta Steele on Sunday, Feb 5, 2012 at 7:58:24 PM