Occupy Philly Protesters Arrested During Sit-In At Comcast Headquarters

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As thousands of Oakland residents join a general strike called by Occupy Oakland today, Occupy Philly engaged in its own action, targeting corporate telecom giant Comcast.

Hundreds of Occupy Philly protesters marched through Dilworth Plaza in downtown Philadelphia and many lodged themselves in the lobby of the Comcast Center. The protesters sought to call attention to the company’s corporate tax dodging and the fact that it escapes paying property taxes in the city due to tax breaks.

Nine demonstrators were arrested by police after the city moved in to dislodge them. Here are a few pictures from the sit-in and arrests, uploaded by Dustin M. Slaughter:







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