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Occupy London

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.

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...

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.

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 ...

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...

Occupy London: Shifting Course, St. Paul's Orders Protesters Out

Posted 12.24.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) More than a week after welcoming anti-corporate protesters onto its grounds, London’s historic St....

Police Ordered Out of St. Paul's as Protesters Allowed In

Posted 12.17.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) Scores of anti-corporate demonstrators invaded London's historic St. Paul's Cathedral on Sunday (Oct...

Occupy Wall Street And The Perversion Of Jewish Values

Dovid Efune | Posted 12.12.2011 | Religion
Dovid Efune

It is true that Judaism encourages giving and care for the needy and holds charitable practices in the highest esteem. But the most productive Jewish path for authentic activists is in the private sector.