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Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 11/14/2011

In other news: Jay-Z’s “Occupy All Streets” t-shirts still for sale


Jay-Z (Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images)
The revolution will not be merchandized! Or will it? Jay-Z’s Rocawear clothing line drew criticism last week for “Occupy Wall Street”-inspired t-shirts. Days after the $22 tees debuted in a photo tweeted by Russell Simmons, the label conceded (in a statement to Gawker) that, no, proceeds would not benefit the protest movement. Critics claimed victory when the shirts vanished from the online catalog — but on Monday they reappeared, for sale but back-ordered. The logo, noted the label rep, isn’t “Occupy Wall Street” but “Occupy All Streets, signifying “there is change to be made everywhere.” (And bank to be made as well.)

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