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The Friend of My Banker Is My Friend. Are You Kidding Me?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 12.01.2014 | Media
Jerry Ashton

It would seem to be a logical conclusion then, that bankers and occupiers are blood enemies. And, depending on whose camp you are in, anyone who serves to support one over the other is either a turncoat or a paid mouthpiece.

More Than 100 Cyclists At London's Olympic Park

AP | Posted 07.29.2012 | Crime

LONDON -- Police protecting the Olympic Park on opening night said Saturday they arrested more than 130 activists on bicycles involved in an hours-lon...

Occupiers Evicted From London's St. Paul's Cathedral

Posted 02.28.2012 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) Police on Tuesday (Feb. 28) evicted scores of demonstrators from a makeshift tent city they had erec...

Occupy London Camp Dismantled

AP/The Huffington Post | By DAVID STRINGER | Posted 02.29.2012 | World

By DAVID STRINGER, The Associated Press LONDON (AP) -- Authorities dismantled Occupy London's camp outside the famous St. Paul's Cathedral in a dra...

View From Across the Atlantic

Wendi L. Adamek | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Wendi L. Adamek

As I'm leaving London I'm taking a last look around, reflecting on the last four months and the transition to 2012. There are things I don't want to d...

WATCH: Violent Clashes Between Police And Protesters In 2011

The Huffington Post | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.29.2011 | World

If there's ever been a year when civilians and police clashed as often and in as many different places across the globe, it's hard to recall. From Mos...

Occupy London Members To Fight Eviction In High Court

AP | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

LONDON -- Officials who control London's financial district are urging a judge to evict anti-capitalist protesters camped outside London's St. Paul's ...

PHOTOS: Celebrity Photographer Takes On Pepper-Spraying Cop

Posted 12.14.2011 | Arts

Tyler Shields is a photographer who has been allowed a fair amount of space to experiment with the medium. He slapped meat across Mischa Barton's face...

Radiohead Makes Show Of Support For The Occupy Movement

Posted 12.10.2011 | Home

Radiohead may have disappointed fans stateside in Occupy Wall Street's early days, but now we know this was no indicator of the band's stance toward t...

Rowan Williams Says Jesus Would Be Siding With Occupy Movement

Posted 12.06.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams says Jesus would have joined protesters from the anti-corpor...

Occupy The Pulpit

Mark Engler | Posted 01.28.2012 | Religion
Mark Engler

We shouldn't need an ironic borrowing of church mannerisms in order to hear a sermon against corporate greed. After all, why should railing against the evils of consumerism have to be done as a half-in-jest parody by a fake preacher?

A Very Middle Class Revolution - Why We Need The IPhone Activists Of The Occupy Wall Street Movement

Alexander Walters | Posted 01.20.2012 | UK Politics
Alexander Walters

It's easy now for Theresa May to mock the skinny-jeaned hipsters buying their Starbucks lattes when they're not loitering outside St Paul's, but it may not be so for much longer. Whilst the Occupy movement and it's offshoots might seem at times a little try-hard, with its smartphone-clutching legions marshalled forth by Twitter and Facebook, anybody who wants change needs them to keep shouting.

Occupy London Protesters Say They're Staying Put Despite Eviction Notices

AP | Posted 01.17.2012 | World

LONDON — Protesters camped outside St. Paul's Cathedral in London said Thursday they are staying put as a deadline passed for them to take down ...

Occupy London Ordered To Evacuate By This Evening

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 01.16.2012 | World

LONDON — London officials attached eviction notices to protest tents outside St. Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday, asking the demonstrators to remo...

Occupy London Facing Eviction

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 01.15.2012 | World

LONDON — Authorities in London said Tuesday they were resuming legal action to evict a protest camp outside St. Paul's Cathedral after talks wit...

Sympathizing With 'Occupy' Protests, UK Business Secretary Would Consider Limiting Executive Pay

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

In a sign that the Occupy London protests might be having some effect, a prominent member of the British government recently signaled that he would be...

Thank God Ethics Is A Messy Business

Christina Patterson | Posted 01.05.2012 | Religion
Christina Patterson

"The events of the last couple of weeks," said the Archbishop of Canterbury, "have shown very clearly how decisions made in good faith by good people under unusual pressure can have utterly unforeseen and unwelcome consequences."

PHOTOS: Around The World In 80 Occupations

Posted 01.02.2012 | Travel

With Occupy Wall Street (or #ows as it's affectionately called) in its second month, cities and towns around the globe now boast occupations of their ...

Vivienne Westwood Shows Up To 'Occupy Wall Street'

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.02.2012 | Style

We've seen celebs come out to show their "Occupy Wall Street" support, but not too many fashion folk so far (unless you count Kanye West, who attended...

London Cathedral Suspends Legal Action Against Protesters

Posted 01.01.2012 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) Authorities at London's St. Paul's Cathedral have decided to suspend legal action against scores of ...

Dean Of St. Paul's Cathedral Steps Down Over Occupy Protests

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 12.31.2011 | World

LONDON — The Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral quit Monday, the second high-profile clergy member to step down over anti-capitalist protests that hav...

London Goes To Court To Evict Occupy Protesters

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

LONDON — Church and local government authorities are going to court to evict anti-capitalist protesters camped outside St. Paul's Cathedral &nda...

Senior Priest Quits In Support Of Occupy London

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

LONDON — The senior St. Paul's Cathedral priest who welcomed anti-capitalist demonstrators to camp outside the London landmark resigned Thursday...

Occupy London Protesters Defy Calls To Quit St. Paul's Cathedral

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.26.2011 | Religion

LONDON — St. Paul's Cathedral has welcomed visitors for 300 years, but for almost a week its heavy oak doors have been shut, locked because of a...

Best 'Occupy' Signs Worldwide

Posted 12.24.2011 | World

They've gathered in London and Berlin, in Tokyo, Paris, Brussels and Seoul. They've protested in Antwerp and Amsterdam, San Juan and Madrid. In the pa...