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NEWS AND OPINION

By Text and photographs by Michael Alan Goldberg

After Raid and Arrests, Where Does Occupy Philly Go From Here?

Even during the earliest planning stages of Occupy Philly—when the idea of taking over a public space somewhere in the city in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street was still a nebulous dream—the 99 percent knew it wouldn’t last forever.

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Posted Nov. 30, 2011 | Comments: 12

NEWS AND OPINION

By Ada Kulesza

Anti-Fracking Advocates See Stalled DRBC Vote as a Victory

If the Delaware River Basin Commission (comprised of the governors of Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and a federal commissioner) votes to approve draft rules on gas development, companies that have already drilled thousands of natural-gas wells in Western and Northern Pennsylvania will have the go-ahead to drill deep underground shale near the streams and creeks that flow into the Delaware—the source of drinking water for 15 million people.

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Posted Nov. 30, 2011 | Comments: 2

NEWS AND OPINION

By Ryan Briggs

West Philly's Mariposa Food Co-op Focuses on Outreach Along Baltimore Ave.

Strolling down Baltimore Avenue, the tiny Mariposa Food Co-op might be easy to miss were it not for the cluster of activity around its small purple and cyan storefront. Shoppers and delivery workers elbow for space in the store’s single entrance. Its two aisles are jammed with an array of fresh produce, grains and crates of food not yet stocked.

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Posted Nov. 30, 2011 | Comments: 5

NEWS AND OPINION

By PW Readers

Letters to the Editor

Fighting for jobs will not itself produce anything positive. Adolf Hitler (temporarily) solved Germany’s economic problems by building up the military and going to war.

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Posted Nov. 30, 2011 | Comments: 0