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Occupy Wall Street Reportedly Shuts Down Brooklyn Foreclosure Auction

By Zaid Jilani  

"Occupy Wall Street Reportedly Shuts Down Brooklyn Foreclosure Auction"


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This afternoon, activists from Occupy Wall Street and the New York-based Organizing for Occupation converged on the King’s County Court House in Brooklyn, New York to protest the weekly foreclosure auction there. The Occupy Wall Street Facebook page reports that activists just successfully shut down the auction. The Organizing for Occupation says there were at least seven arrests inside the courtroom and maybe 12 arrests overall.

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