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  • December 01, 2011
    By David S. Bernstein

    Judge Frances McIntyre extended the temporary restraining order, barring Boston from evicting the Occupy Boston campers, until she issues her decision on a preliminary injunction -- which she hopes to do "on or before December 15."

    That's a short-term victory for the movement, and in my opinion not a small one -- the city provided some compelling testimony regarding the safety hazards at the encampment, which could easily have persuaded McIntyre to act more swiftly, or even to lift the restraining order.

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  • October 06, 2011
    By David S. Bernstein

    Early in the Tea Party movement days, I wrote the following:

    I've been following the conservative/libertarian "Tea Party" protests pretty closely, and I suspect that the nation-wide "Tax Day Tea Party" events will be pretty well-attended, so I wanted to pass along what info I have about the events in the area, for those who wish to participate.

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