Occupy protesters camp at McPherson Square Park in Washington, D.C., on April 5.(Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)
Occupy protesters camp at McPherson Square Park in Washington, D.C., on April 5.
(Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

Occupy Protesters Gear Up for Spring Training

April 10, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
With the arrival of spring, activists across the nation are getting ready to emerge from their winter of hibernation.
 

As a wave of warmer weather sweeps across America, Occupy protests are again popping up in cities across the nation. Just this past week, several hundred protesters participated in a Saturday march through downtown Chicago, the National Park Service issued a cleanup notice to the Occupy DC groups in McPherson Square, and 12 activists were arrested for blocking traffic in Minneapolis.

A large subset of this up-till-now leaderless movement is even seizing the opportunity to form a more unified political front. This front, dubbed 99 Percent Spring, aims to recruit 100,000 activists and will be holding spring training sessions in all 50 states from April 9 to 15 on how to do such things as resist arrest and organize protests.

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