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A photo essay on the Occupy Vermont movement in Burlington, VT, including photos of protests, signs, meetings and the encampment in City Hall Park in downtown Burlington.

Sarah Lee Guthrie, Woody Guthrie's granddaughter, performs during the October 15th Global Day of Action

Street theater performed on Church St. in Burlington during Occupy Wall Street march

Occupy Wall Street march arrives at University of Vermont

The occupation of City Hall Park in Burlington began on October 28th

Encampment in City Hall Park

General assembly at City Hall Park on October 30th


Benjamin Dangl is the editor of, a progressive perspective on world events based in Burlington, VT.Email BenDangl(at)gmail(dot)com



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