For this slideshow at The Nation, I did a quick report on Occupy Philly:
Mayor Nutter’s office has been vocal in claiming that the city supports many aims of Occupy Philly and wants to coordinate smoothly with the action. On their first night in City Hall, Occupy Philly participants held a lengthy debate over whether to apply for a demonstration permit, as urged by city officials; the decision was tabled for lack of consensus. Tensions with the city may rise soon. A mayoral spokesperson warned Wednesday that Dilworth will need to be cleared and cordoned off for renovations in November. Snyder says that while Occupy Philly is still formulating a response, “We’re going to keep it up one way or another.”
Read the rest here.