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Funding not an issue; OWS in hibernation

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While the difficulties of winter have taken their toll, Occupy Wall Street organizers say they are confident that an ‘American Spring’ is in the making.

Occupy events in recent days have not drawn the same volume of participants as months ago. The movement continues to remain active in the area though, including Tuesday when at least one activist was arrested at Zuccotti Park.

A recent spending freeze has curtailed many of the movement’s activities. However, recent events in Lower Manhattan underscore an increasing collaboration between ‘occupiers’ and progressive organizations that, organizers say, will keep the movement moving.

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The Beat Goes On

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ZUCCOTTI PARK–It is about 8 p.m. Dec. 2 and an Occupy Wall Street march which began at Herald Square has made its way to the symbolic home of the movement.

Those who might think that the Nov. 15 NYPD raid on the encampment meant the end of Occupy Wall Street would be mistaken. The movement continues much in the same form as before the raid. The working groups continue utilizing a space at 60 Wall St. for meetings. Regular marches continue to be held and confrontation with the police can erupt around any turn.

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Written by Zach E.J. Williams

December 2, 2011 at 10:51 pm

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