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Luke Johnson

GOP Congressman Asks If Smoking Pot Is A First Amendment Right | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a House hearing Wednesday over the shutdown's closure of the National World War II Memorial, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) questioned why ...

Arthur Delaney

Homeless Paid To Participate In Controversial Activity | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- John Horsey landed his current job by hollering across the street to a friend back in 2005. After a little back and forth, his frien...

Occupy D.C. One Year Later

Sam Jewler | Posted 12.09.2012 | DC
Sam Jewler

As a tactic for seizing parks and minds, and as a horizontal network of affinity groups, Occupy has made sense. But the branding of it has created an insular, somewhat navel-gazing culture .

Occupy DC Makes Its Return

Posted 10.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's been a year since Occupy DC first gathered in McPherson Square and to mark the anniversary, activists fanned out across downtown Mo...

Occupy DC Documentary Screening

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Remember when McPherson Square was full of tents? Almost a year after the Occupy movement first came to town -- and some seven months si...

Yummy! Hazmat Suits At Trader Joe's

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.27.2012 | DC

Trader Joe's shoppers will get more than prepared foods and produce this Sunday. They'll be greeted by protesters wearing hazmat suits. On Sunday, ...

Occupy DC's 'Free Franklin' Protesters Still Upset

Posted 07.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Remember the "Free Franklin" protesters arrested in November for their homelessness demonstration inside the vacant Franklin School buil...

McPherson Square 'Occubarn' Appeals Planned

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An Occupy DC protester who urinated from on top of a wooden "barn" during December's standoff with Park Police officers was given a $150...

We Will Not Be Moved!

Rooj Alwazir | Posted 08.12.2012 | DC
Rooj Alwazir

As evictions continue to rise, as houses are boarded up, and as more and more working class families are displaced, the struggle around housing becomes more than just fighting for an immediate need.

PHOTOS: Occupy DC Celebrates May Day

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Occupy movement in the nation's capital, like other similar groups around the nation, celebrated May Day on Tuesday, part of a long-...

D.C. Madam Lawyer Presses High Court On Birther Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Disbarred District of Columbia attorney Montgomery Blair Sibley, running a rather quiet write-in campaign for the White House, is asking...

Head-Roc Protests Walmart Coming To D.C., But Not Costco. Why?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A few months ago, D.C.-based hip-hop artist Head-Roc put out a video called "Keep DC Walmart Free!" Where's the video protesting Costco?...

Occupy DC Protesters File Lawsuit Over Arrests

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC has a new lawsuit involving tents on its hands. But it doesn't involve temporary structures in McPherson Square. Two protes...

Saki Knafo

Occupy Wall Street Regroups, Returns to Protest ALEC | Saki Knafo | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- In cities around the country today, hundreds of Occupy protestors gathered for what the movement described in a release as its "largest co...

Occupy Protesters vs. Monsanto

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 02.29.2012 | Green

Protesters assembled in front of the Washington, D.C. offices of agricultural biotech giant Monsanto Wednesday, in response to a federal judge's dismi...

Occupy Group Declares Victory In Foreclosure Fight

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy Our Homes-DC, a housing-focused group related to Occupy DC, scored a victory in its goal of saving a Bowie, Md., grandmother's ho...

Does Occupy DC Romance Endure Tent City's Demise?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Does Occupy DC romance last once the tents of McPherson Square have come down? And does Occupy DC itself last once the tents have come d...

GOP Presidential Candidate Makes Major Announcement

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Former Louisiana Gov. Charles "Buddy" Roemer is abandoning his bid to win the Republican presidential nomination and will instead ...

Occupy Holy Week, Occupy Passover: Dancing In The Worldwide Earthquake

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 04.22.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

The week evokes memories and teachings about resistance to tyranny, racism, economic inequality, ecological disaster and militarism. Remembering this past, we should renew our work to resist these evils in the present.

Roseanne Barr Jumps Into The Occupy DC Fray

DCist | Posted 02.15.2012 | DC

Sometimes, Twitter hands you a decent story. And sometimes it's a circus. This is more the latter, but it piqued our interest. Last night, Sam Jewler,...

Occupy DC Is NOT Dead, Only Resting

Jerry Nelson | Posted 04.14.2012 | DC
Jerry Nelson

With the recent eviction of protesters from McPherson Square, it would be extremely easy to say that Occupy DC in the nation's capital is dead. Think again.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

'99 Percent' Protest CPAC | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Conservative Political Action Conference drew crowds of protesters on Friday, as members of the Occupy Wall Street movement and labo...

Jason Cherkis

Two Occupy DC Activists Remain Jailed After Police Clash | Jason Cherkis | Posted 02.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON--Two members of Occupy DC will remain jailed until at least Thursday on charges they assaulted police officers during Saturday's clash with...

Park Police Inspect Occupy Tents At Freedom Plaza Camp

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Park Police officers assembled at Freedom Plaza's Occupy Wall Street-inspired tent city on Sunday, a day after the federal agency l...

Park Police Surround Occupy DC Camp, Search McPherson Square Tents

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Park Police officers, some on horseback and others in riot gear, surrounded the Occupy DC camp in McPherson Square with barricades ...