The Madeleine Brand Show for November 15, 2011

Occupy Portland regroups after weekend police shutdown

Portland's Mayor Shuts Down Occupy Encampment.

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Three women chat slogans near the former Occupy Portland encampment Nov. 13, 2011, in Portland, Oregon. Portland police have reclaimed the two parks in which occupiers have been camping after a night of brinksmanship with protesting crowds of several thousands.

Police in Portland cracked down on protesters in Portland over the weekend, dismantling encampments and arresting about 50 protesters. We check in with freelance reporter Scott Carrier for an update and find out what Portland protesters are planning next.

Guest:

Scott Carrier, freelance journalist. His work has been featured on All Things Considered and This American Life.


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