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A month into the HemisFair encampment, OccupySA prepares for the long haul

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Occupy SA marchers at HemisFair Park in solidarity with an international call for a Robin Hood tax on bank transactions.



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While Occupy has targeted a couple local landmarks in its many protest marches, how the movement morphs to meet the specific needs of San Antonio as a whole remains to be seen. That conversation appears to be just beginning. •

 View a slideshow of Saturday's march

 

Occupy Credit Unions

Want to stick it to the banksters but don't have the stamina for all that camping and marching? Consider participating in Bank Transfer Day on November 5 (England's Guy Fawkes Day, cutely) and take your money out of the for-profit behemoth that snookered the world economy and join a local not-for-profit credit union. While the majors — Bank of America and Wells Fargo — are now dropping wildly unpopular extra monthly fees announced recently, the number of people pledging online to make the switch continues to rise. Y tu, Bubba? (More at facebook.com/Nov.Fifth)

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Occupy gathers in HemisFair Park most nights at 7pm for General Assembly meetings. Find out more at facebook.com/occupysanantonio.

 

Click on the different pictures to hear the Voices of the occupation.

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