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Occupy Wall Street, 7 Weeks In

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Seven weeks into Occupy Wall Street, the movement continues in locations both large and small. There have been recent clashes between protesters and police in several cities, most notably Oakland, California. Some of the first protesters arrested in New York are due to appear in court today, facing charges related to mass arrests made earlier in Manhattan and on the Brooklyn Bridge. Meanwhile, financial support has been pouring in. OWS organizers have raised more than half a million dollars and are now struggling to manage such a large pool of donations. Gathered here are recent scenes from the Occupy movement across the U.S. and overseas. [43 photos]

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Occupy Oakland protesters cheer as they climb on tractor trailers loaded with shipping containers at the Port of Oakland, California, on November 2, 2011, effectively shutting down the United States' fifth busiest port during a day of non-stop protesting in Oakland. (AP Photo, Kent Porter, Santa Rosa Press Democrat)
Occupy Oakland protesters cheer as they climb on tractor trailers loaded with shipping containers at the Port of Oakland, California, on November 2, 2011, effectively shutting down the United States' fifth busiest port during a day of non-stop protesting in Oakland. (AP Photo, Kent Porter, Santa Rosa Press Democrat)
Occupy Oakland protesters march through the Port of Oakland on November 2, 2011, in Oakland, California. Thousands of protesters took to Oakland's streets as part of a day-long series of events, called a citywide strike, aimed at asserting the movement's strength and shutting down commerce. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) #
After hearing the news that the state agreed not enforce the curfew for Thursday evening, Sarah Robey displays her shirt, on October 27, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee, Occupy Nashville protesters said Thursday that they're prepared to be arrested and plan to go into custody peacefully if they are. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, John Partipilo) #
A snowman stands at the entrance to an Occupy Maine protester's camp in Lincoln Park, on October 30, 2011, in Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) #
Occupy Nashville protesters join hands on the Legislative Plaza on Sunday, October 30, 2011, in Nashville, Tennessee. Participants in the economic protest returned to the Legislative Plaza after arrests were made the two previous nights. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) #
Protestors from the "Occupy London Stock Exchange" demonstration continue their occupation outside St Paul's Cathedral in the City district of London on October 29, 2011. (Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images) #
Occupy Wall Street demonstrators march in solidarity with their sister protest in Oakland, California, outside Ground Zero, on October 26, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) #
Activists from the Communist Socialist Unity Center of India (SUCI) hold protest placards and shout anti-U.S. slogans during a demonstration in support of the Occupy Wall Street campaign in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, on October 21, 2011. (Reuters/Amit Dave) #
A mannequin dressed as a banker hangs from a noose as part of an Occupy Wall Street- themed mural by the artist known as Above, on October 27, 2011, in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami. The graffiti reads "Give a Wall St. banker enough rope, and he will hang himself". (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) #
Protesters of the Occupy Berlin movement protest against the finance system in central Berlin, on October 29, 2011. The red banner reads: "Generation Crisis". (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) #
Several officers of the Tulsa Police Department escort an arrested member of the Occupy Tulsa movement who was pepper sprayed at Centennial Green in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, early Wednesday morning, November 2, 2011. Police warned demonstrators that they were in violation of a city curfew and gave them the choice of leaving before forcibly removing demonstrators sitting in a circle at the park shortly before 2 a.m. (AP Photo/The Tulsa World, Jeff Lautenberger) #
A group chants in the lobby of the Jon M. Huntsman Hall at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania after marching there from City Hall Friday, October 21, 2011 in Philadelphia. The demonstration at City Hall is one of many being held across the country in conjunction with the Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) #
Protesters marched from the Occupy Philly encampment at City Hall and tried to enter the Comcast Center, on November 2, 2011, in Philadelphia. Those who refused to leave the lobby of the headquarters of Comcast were arrested. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) #
Occupy Wall Street demonstrators carry signs through New York's Times Square during a march on banks in the midtown area, on October 28, 2011. Nearly 400 Occupy Wall Street protesters carried what they said were 7,000 letters of complaint to offices of banks they accuse of corporate greed. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) #
Joshua Shepard, 27, left, a Navy veteran from San Francisco, California, and Kyle Quigley, 27, right, an Army veteran from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, lead a march of military veterans past the New York Stock Exchange to join and support the Occupy Wall Street Protest at Zuccotti Park on November 2, 2011 in New York. About 100 military veterans joined the Occupy Wall Street protest. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) #
A man holds a placard with an image of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King as a small group of protesters march past banks in downtown Los Angeles, on October 19, 2011. Calling themselves members of the 99 percent and demanding a world that works through democracy and not corporatocracy, the demonstrators have been camped out in front of their base at City Hall in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement, as a symbolic gesture of discontent over the current economic and political climate. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images) #
Police prepare to rush "Occupy Melbourne" protesters on October 21, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. Protesters and riot police clashed in Melbourne after police, acting on a Melbourne City Council eviction order, attempted to break up the crowd of hundreds that had been positioned in City Square for a week. (Mark Dadswell/Getty Images) #
A protester, his sleeping bag covered in frost, sleeps on the sidewalk at the "Occupy Denver" camp at Civic Park at dawn on October 27, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. Demonstrators have continued their protest, now more than a month old, despite a winter snowstorm and nighttime temperatures in the 20s. Several of them have been treated for hypothermia. (John Moore/Getty Images) #
Occupy Wall Street protesters have begun charging high-capacity boat batteries with bicycles retrofitted with small generators, attached to their wheels in Zuccotti Park, Sunday, October 30, 2011, in New York. Police recently confiscated the protest's gas powered generators citing safety concerns. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) #
Occupy Maine protesters warm their hands while brewing coffee on a fire pit at their encampment across from the State House in Augusta, early Friday morning, October 28, 2011. About 30 protesters camped out in near-freezing temperatures as they continue their protest against Wall Street. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) #
About 100 demonstrators from the Occupy DC movement shut down rush hour traffic as they march through downtown November 2, 2011, in Washington, D.C. The demonstrators marched to the Justice Department while protesting police violence against fellow Occupy Movement camps in Oakland and other cities across the United States. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) #
Oakland police search tents in Frank Ogawa Plaza as they disperse Occupy Oakland protesters on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, in Oakland, California, City officials had originally been supportive of the protesters, but the city later warned the protesters that they were breaking the law and could not stay in the encampment overnight. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Jane Tyska) #
Police remove an Occupy Oakland camper from Snow Park on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, in Oakland, California. Police in riot gear began clearing anti-Wall Street protesters that morning from the plaza in front of Oakland's City Hall where they have been camped out for about two weeks. City officials had originally been supportive of the protesters, but the city later warned the protesters that they were breaking the law and could not stay in the encampment overnight. (AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle, Noah Berger) #
Occupy Wall Street protesters run from tear gas deployed by police at 14th Street and Broadway in Oakland, California, on October 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Darryl Bush) #
Occupy Wall Street protesters huddle together after police use tear gas to disperse a large crowd that gathered at 14th Street and Broadway in Oakland, California, on October 25, 2011. Many demonstrators were arrested. (AP Photo/Darryl Bush) #
Scott Olsen, an Iraq War veteran, and part of the Occupy Wall Street movement, is carried away by fellow protesters after Olsen was hit by a tear gas canister shot by the Police, near the Oakland City Hall, on October 25, 2011 in California. After initially being listed in critical condition, Olsen has now been upgraded to fair condition and remains in the hospital. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images) #
A woman pauses in front of a memorial for Scott Olsen, an Iraq veteran who was severely injured during a standoff between Occupy Oakland and Oakland police, near the Occupy Oakland encampment, on October 27, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) #
A few of the nearly 200 Occupy Fort Lauderdale protesters march in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on October 29, 2011. Having started in New York, Occupy Wall Streets demonstrations now take place all across the United States, as protesters speak out against corporate greed and the gap between the rich and the poor. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter) #
Policemen in riot gear face off with demonstrators at the "Occupy Denver" camp on October 29, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. Following a march by protesters, police tried to tear down some newly-erected tents at the encampment and scuffled with demonstrators. Police detained about a half dozen people, pepper-sprayed others and reportedly fired rubber bullets at the crowd during the melee. (John Moore/Getty Images) #
Tents at the Occupy Wall Street protest weather a snowstorm in Zuccotti Park, Saturday, October 29, 2011, in New York. The first snowstorm of the season was a test of the protesters resolve as they huddle in tents and prepare for an increasingly difficult winter with donated food and clothing. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) #
Supporters of the Occupy London Stock Exchange protest take part in a mass meditation on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in London, on October 27, 2011. The senior St. Paul's Cathedral priest who welcomed anti-capitalist demonstrators to camp outside the London landmark resigned Thursday, saying he feared moves to evict the protesters could end in violence. Other senior clergy and politicians urged the campers to leave peacefully, as the cathedral announced it would reopen to the public Friday after a weeklong closure triggered by the demonstrators' tents. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) #
Police officers stand guard as employees look out from inside at marching Occupy Wall Street protesters near the JP Morgan Chase corporate headquarters on Park Avenue in New York on Friday, October 28, 2011. Nearly 400 Occupy Wall Street protesters carried what they said were 7,000 letters of complaint to offices of banks they accuse of corporate greed. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) #
Activist musician Pete Seeger, 92, left, marches with nearly a thousand demonstrators sympathetic to the Occupy Wall Street protests for a brief acoustic concert in Columbus Circle, on October 21, 2011, in New York. The demonstrators marched down Broadway singing "This Little Light of Mine" and other folk and gospel songs while ad-libbing lines about corporate greed and social justice. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) #
A protester of the Occupy Atlanta demonstration is arrested after refusing to leave after Mayor Kasim Reed revoked his executive order allowing the protesters to camp out in Woodruff Park early Wednesday, October 26, 2011 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) #
Protesters knock down a fence at Frank Ogawa Plaza on October 26, 2011 in Oakland, California. Police are allowing protesters back into Frank Ogawa Plaza after the scene of violence there last night, with police firing tear gas into a crowd of hundreds of protesters associated with the Occupy Oakland movement. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) #
Police officers in riot gear form a line at the Occupy Oakland demonstration in Oakland, California, November 3, 2011. Police in riot gear clashed with protesters in Oakland in the early morning hours on Thursday, firing tear gas to disperse demonstrators lingering in the streets after a day of mostly peaceful rallies against economic inequality and police brutality. (Reuters/Stephen Lam) #
A small group of Occupy Oakland protesters smash windows at a Wells Fargo bank branch on November 2, 2011, in Oakland, California, Thousands of Wall Street protesters marched in the streets of Oakland as they geared up with labor unions to picket banks, take over foreclosed homes and vacant buildings and disrupt operations at the fifth-busiest U.S. port. Officials described the protests as peaceful and orderly and said no arrests had been made. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) #
An anarchy symbol is painted the entrance to an office building at 1333 Broadway in Oakland, California, following an Occupy Oakland protest early Thursday morning, November 3, 2011. After a mainly peaceful day-long rally by thousands of anti-Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred reconvened during the night with a few painting graffiti, breaking windows and setting fire to garbage cans. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) #
A demonstrator uses a video camera as he stands in a cloud of tear gas shot by police at the Occupy Oakland demonstration in Oakland, California, November 3, 2011. Police in riot gear clashed with protesters in Oakland in the early morning hours on Thursday, firing tear gas to disperse demonstrators lingering in the streets after a day of mostly peaceful rallies against economic inequality and police brutality. (Reuters/Stephen Lam) #
Protesters from the "Occupy London Stock Exchange" demonstration march before beginning a second area of occupation in Finsbury Square, on October 22, 2011 in London, England. The surprise encampment took place during a scheduled march through the City of London. The Dean of St Paul's has closed the cathedral and requested that the Occupy London Stock Exchange protestors leave the area where they have been camped for one week in protest against the global financial system. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images) #
In this photo taken Saturday, October 22, 2011, Gene Axnix, of Moline, Illinois, left, who described himself as a counter demonstrator, debates economic issues with Gordon Chang, of Macomb, Illinois, during an Occupy Quad-Cities rally attended by about 200 people in Davenport, Iowa. (AP Photo/The Quad City Times, Jeff Cook) #
Protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement march across the Burnside Bridge as part of several activities planned today in Portland, Oregon, Saturday, October 29, 2011. Having started in New York, Occupy Wall Streets demonstrations now take place all across the United States, as protesters speak out against corporate greed and the gap between the rich and the poor. (AP Photo/Don Ryan) #
In an October 9, 2011 photo, Diane McEachern sits with her dogs Mr. Snickers, left, Seabiscuit, and Ruffian, right, on the tundra near Bethel, Alaska. McEachern wanted to participate in the Occupy Wall Street protests so she gathered her dogs, bundled up and went out to the tundra with a homemade sign that read "Occupy the Tundra." The photo was posted on the Occupy Wall Street Facebook page and has since been shared thousands of times. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Diane McEachern) #

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