Gawker: Occupy Protests Get Ugly in Denver, Portland, and Austin

Riot squads! Rubber bullets! Pepper spray! Pushing and shoving! Arrests! All these ingredients made for a tough and tense weekend for Occupy protesters in Denver, Portland, and Austin—three American cities known for being more liberal and open-minded than most.

News flash: “more liberal and open minded” pretty much directly translates into “police have bigger and better weaponry”.


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