Occupy Philly rallying tonight

    Remember Occupy Philly? The group claiming to represent “the 99 percent” lives on, months after its eviction from Dilworth Plaza outside Philadelphia City Hall, albeit in greatly reduced numbers and media attention.

    Tonight at 7 p.m., what’s left of the group is rallying at Love Park with what seem like two primary objectives: To show solidarity with the Occupy Oakland participants who occupied an abandoned space in Oakland only to be broken up by police there, with hundreds arrested yesterday.

    The other objective is to protest the city’s official groundbreaking on the $50 million renovation of Dilworth Plaza tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m., and the “the poor excuses used to evict us, the police brutality, and unwarranted arrests of 52 Occupiers, and for the reclaiming of public spaces, increased transparency, and the quest for true equality.”

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