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OGR 2012: Jewly Seeking Justice

by (TDeborahTosh)

Submitted 03-21-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“It’s about time!” This was Jewly Warren’s reaction to the formation of Occupy Grand Rapids, an activist organization seeking to return political power to the people of America. The 39-year-old grandmother with a history of...

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OGR 2012: George Bartnick - Peace and Purpose

by (jennyg)

Submitted 03-19-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

For George Bartnick, an active member of Occupy Grand Rapids since the third day of its existence, being a part of the Occupy movement has led him to a greater sense of peace and purpose, which he hopes to pass along to others. To look at Bartnick...

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OGR 2012: A brief history of Occupy Grand Rapids

by (samuelkane)

Submitted 03-19-2012 under OPINION

The first few months of Occupy Wall Street saw a storm of media coverage, and the many offshoot groups to follow sparked no less controversy. While some saw the movement as representing a much needed change, still others felt that various...

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David Cobb of Move to Amend visits Grand Rapids

by (scott warren)

Submitted 01-07-2012 under OPINION

On Thursday January 12, Fountain Street Church will host David Cobb of Move to Amend as the next event in the Duncan Littlefair Great Speaker Series. Local representatives of Move to Amend and Occupy Grand Rapids are co-hosting the event, focused on...

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