Occupy Minneapolis Forms Human Chain To Defend Foreclosed Home, Police Retreat

Shocking police confrontations with the Occupy movement are not limited to the coasts, don’t ya know. Protesters in Minneapolis challenged the police directly to protect a woman’s home and won:

November 19th, 2011: Following two arrests and an incident in which a police officer tried to run down an occupier with a squad car, Occupy Minneapolis formed a human chain around Sa’ra Kaiser’s foreclosed home, preventing the officers from boarding it up, and ultimately forcing the police – who had no legitimate legal pretense for preventing occupiers from being there in the first place – to give up and leave.

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21 Responses to Occupy Minneapolis Forms Human Chain To Defend Foreclosed Home, Police Retreat

  1. Corporate_felon November 22, 2011 at 6:29 pm #

    That was really awesome! That hopefully wont happen to my mom soon getting forclosed on but…if they keep cutting her hours and not giving my stepdad unemployment and/or he cannot find another job then I guess I will call you guys to help.

  2. Corporate_felon November 22, 2011 at 2:29 pm #

    That was really awesome! That hopefully wont happen to my mom soon getting forclosed on but…if they keep cutting her hours and not giving my stepdad unemployment and/or he cannot find another job then I guess I will call you guys to help.

  3. Anonymous November 22, 2011 at 6:54 pm #

    right fucking on! that is so inspiring! This is Occupying Wall St. Bravo!

  4. sonicbphuct November 22, 2011 at 2:54 pm #

    right fucking on! that is so inspiring! This is Occupying Wall St. Bravo!

  5. Awesome November 22, 2011 at 8:36 pm #

    Amazing, this is how you get shit done!  Very inspiring video!

  6. Awesome November 22, 2011 at 4:36 pm #

    Amazing, this is how you get shit done!  Very inspiring video!

  7. Anonymous November 22, 2011 at 11:06 pm #

    Mario sez…

    “They roar like my cuz the Lion….”

  8. GoodDoktorBad November 22, 2011 at 7:06 pm #

    Mario sez…

    “They roar like my cuz the Lion….”

  9. Anonymous November 22, 2011 at 11:24 pm #

    Wow that was fantastic! I love how in every protest the police do more and more to discredit themselves, whether it’s the use of pepper spray, beatings etc. When the protesters shout “the whole world is watching” They are absolutely correct, I live in New Zealand and my friends and I are watching very closely.

  10. JaceD November 22, 2011 at 7:24 pm #

    Wow that was fantastic! I love how in every protest the police do more and more to discredit themselves, whether it’s the use of pepper spray, beatings etc. When the protesters shout “the whole world is watching” They are absolutely correct, I live in New Zealand and my friends and I are watching very closely.

  11. Steelep November 23, 2011 at 1:05 am #

    You didn’t do a follow-up.  All the protesters were gone by the next day, Sunday.  Might help if you did basic fact checking, instead of preaching.

  12. Steelep November 22, 2011 at 9:05 pm #

    You didn’t do a follow-up.  All the protesters were gone by the next day, Sunday.  Might help if you did basic fact checking, instead of preaching.

    • Jin The Ninja November 22, 2011 at 9:19 pm #

      your past posts are viewable via your profile, so the fact that you are a corporate/bankster troll/propagandist is obvious, you should just save yourself the time and NOT bother.

    • over indulging November 23, 2011 at 12:45 am #

      yeah once the police is gone they can move on to another project. They are not statues they have lives and basic needs like resting and eating just like any other organism that need to be tended to before they can go fight the curruption of the  system again. 

  13. Jin Onikoroshi November 23, 2011 at 1:19 am #

    your past posts are viewable via your profile, so the fact that you are a corporate/bankster troll/propagandist is obvious, you should just save yourself the time and NOT bother.

  14. Carolyn Smart November 23, 2011 at 1:47 am #

    since when do police… taxpayer funded police officers board up a home for a private bank….that is not legal, they are using public funds for private use..where are the lawyers when you need them…turn them into the ethics commission if that state has one…such bullshit..Attn Police Officers these people are your brothers, you sister, your mother or father, your neighbors, your friends…don’t be a paid bully by the bankers…wake up 

  15. Carolyn Smart November 22, 2011 at 9:47 pm #

    since when do police… taxpayer funded police officers board up a home for a private bank….that is not legal, they are using public funds for private use..where are the lawyers when you need them…turn them into the ethics commission if that state has one…such bullshit..Attn Police Officers these people are your brothers, you sister, your mother or father, your neighbors, your friends…don’t be a paid bully by the bankers…wake up 

  16. over indulging November 23, 2011 at 4:45 am #

    yeah once the police is gone they can move on to another project. They are not statues they have lives and basic needs like resting and eating just like any other organism that need to be tended to before they can go fight the curruption of the  system again. 

  17. over indulging November 23, 2011 at 4:45 am #

    yeah once the police is gone they can move on to another project. They are not statues they have lives and basic needs like resting and eating just like any other organism that need to be tended to before they can go fight the curruption of the  system again. 

  18. Smudgeservices November 23, 2011 at 3:45 pm #

    fucking beautiful. that is how it’s done. excellent chants too. gotta push police to become aware they are getting fucked the same as everyone else. when they do they will join, and when they join the change will occur. “You are the 99%”

  19. Smudgeservices November 23, 2011 at 7:45 pm #

    fucking beautiful. that is how it’s done. excellent chants too. gotta push police to become aware they are getting fucked the same as everyone else. when they do they will join, and when they join the change will occur. “You are the 99%”

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