More about the Bloombergville 13

The Indypendent:  Bloombergville 13 Released, Reflect on a Night in Jail 

“The 13 protesters arrested Tuesday for blockading the entrance to an office building in which City Council members were making final preparations to approve a city budget laden with budget cuts were freed Wednesday evening.”

http://www.indypendent.org/2011/06/30/bloombergville-13-released/ 

Democracy Now!:  New York City: 13 Activists Arrested In “Bloombergville” Budget Cut Protest 

“In New York City, 13 members of the group, New Yorkers Against Budget Cuts, were arrested Tuesday for barricading themselves in the lobby of the City Council to prevent a vote on a compromise budget deal. The activists have slept outside of City Hall for two weeks at a camp they called “Bloombergville,” in protest of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s budget proposal, which would have cut 6,100 teachers and made deep cuts to education spending and other social services.” 

http://www.democracynow.org/2011/6/29/headlines

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