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NYC Settles With Occupy Wall Street

Jerry Nelson | Posted 06.10.2013 | New York
Jerry Nelson

After eleven months of talking in the courts, New York City has agreed to pay Occupy Wall Street almost a quarter of a million dollars. The lawsuit, ...

Lila Shapiro

Day After Zuccotti Raid, Few Occupy Wall Street Protesters Gathering In Park | Lila Shapiro | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

On Wednesday afternoon, a day and a half after the city temporarily evicted protesters from Zuccotti Park, security and media were in large supply. Wh...

Lila Shapiro

The Raid On Occupy Wall Street: How It Happened And What Comes Next (VIDEO) | Lila Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- On the day of an unexpected 1 a.m. police raid on Zuccotti Park, where New York City cops evicted the protesters, dismantled the two-month...

Lila Shapiro

Zuccotti Park's Burgeoning Micro-Neighborhoods May Indicate Deeper Divisions | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Protesters at Occupy Wall Street insist that they are a completely leaderless movement with a purely horizontal structure. But where some ...

Lila Shapiro

Zuccotti Park Protesters Setting Up Military Tents For Winter, Safety | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Protesters in Zuccotti Park have erected the first four military frame tents on the park's densely packed cement square in the hopes of ad...

Lila Shapiro

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Wrestle With Growing Security Concerns | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business

Protesters living in Zuccotti park are dealing with an escalating security problem, which some say could threaten the sustainability of the Occupy Wal...

Tyler Kingkade

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Propose A National Convention, Release 'Demands' | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 Occupy Wall Street protesters flooded into Times Square on Saturday, there was still a regular New Y...

WATCH: Protestor Asks Girlfriend To 'Occupy His Life' In Marriage Proposal

Posted 12.17.2011 | Weddings

"I don't know what's going to happen in this movement, but I hope it's half as successful as our marriage is going to be." Those were the words out...

The Faces Of Occupy Wall Street

Posted 12.17.2011 | New York

Why do people protest? What do they want? These are some of the questions circling around the Occupy Wall Street movement that started in Zuccotti par...

Notes from the Occupation

Sue VanDerzee | Posted 12.10.2011 | New York
Sue VanDerzee

This lack of need to see into the future, to have "goals" as defined by pundits, seems no real hindrance to those who are part of the demonstration. This is something different. This is the active creation of community.

People Are Mad as Hell, Let's Help Them

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

I visited Liberty Plaza this past Saturday to meet the 99 percent of Americans who are bearing the brunt of the recession. I am very proud to see that they have started to mobilize and speak up.