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The Jane Austen Weekly: 'Sense and Sensibility' and the Occupy Anniversary

Susan Celia Greenfield | Posted 11.21.2012 | Books
Susan Celia Greenfield

This week marks the first anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. And this week we turn to Sense and Sensibility, which features some of the very same indignities that ignited last year's protests.

Dan Froomkin

U.S. Ignores U.N. Plea To Protect Occupy Protest Rights | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.18.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Federal officials have yet to respond to two United Nations human rights envoys who formally requested that the U.S. government protect ...

Occupy Movement Drifts From Tents To Kitchen Tables

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) - Seven months after Occupy Wall Street's eviction from Zuccotti Park, the round-the-clock ...

Adbusters: Occupy Wall Street's 'Early Heroes' Are 'Losing The Edge'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

Even some of the founders of the Occupy movement say it may be petering out. Last September, organizers set up its first encampment in Manhattan's...

Occupy Movement Targets Bank Of America

The Nation | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

It's fairly impossible to speak with OWS activists without hearing Taibbi jargon about "vampire squids" or "raging hurricanes of theft and fraud," so ...

Tyler Kingkade

Chancellor Birgeneau Told Officials 'Don't Back Down' After Batons Used On Protesters | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.21.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Newly released emails show University of California, Berkeley officials did not initially object to the use of batons on nonviolent protes...

Police Evict Occupy Newark Protesters

New York Times | Posted 02.15.2012 | New York

NEWARK — Authorities swept in shortly after midnight Wednesday and ended what appeared to be a relatively harmonious co-existence between the city o...

CNN Pundit's Controversial Response To Occupy Crackdown

Posted 02.01.2012 | Media

CNN contributor Erick Erickson responded enthusiastically after viewing video footage of an Occupy DC protester being tasered by police. "Here is ...

Peter S. Goodman

OccupyWEF Protesters Say World Economic Forum Leaders 'Should Disband' | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

DAVOS, Switzerland -- A mile away, in the center of this posh ski resort, some of the most powerful people on earth are gathered in pinstripes, discus...

Occupy Museums Protesters Crowd MoMa

Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

On Friday night, Occupy Museums — in conjunction with Arts and Labor, 16 Beaver, and Occupy Sotheby’s – conducted an exceptionally clear and eff...

Protester Arrest At Los Angeles Art Walk

Posted 01.16.2012 | Arts

Los Angeles' bi-weekly art walk recently got a taste of the confrontations between Occupy protesters and the LAPD. The video above begins in the m...

Anna Almendrala

PHOTOS: Occupy The Rose Parade Brings Up The Rear | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.06.2012 | Los Angeles

Perhaps the most anticipated float of the 2012 Rose Parade is an unofficial entrant: a giant "Occupy Octopus" made out of plastic bags. Occupy The Ros...

Tyler Kingkade

Campus Police Violence Is Nothing New In California | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.09.2011 | College

When students at the University of California, Berkeley, attempted to set up an Occupy Wall Street encampment, campus police answered on Nov. 9 with t...

Occupy: The Real Tough Guys of UC Davis

Stephan Jenkins | Posted 01.21.2012 | San Francisco
Stephan Jenkins

It was the students of UCD who showed themselves to be the true tough guys on the scene, and by tough guys, I mean Rosa Parks, Gandhi-style tough guys -- the kind who have the courage to wield the power of nonviolence.

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Faces Of Zuccotti Park: The Food Activist | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

This is the sixth piece in a series profiling the protesters at Occupy Wall Street. There's a man in a white chef's suit on the southwest corner of...

Protesters Cutting Obama Little Slack

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Their chief target is Wall Street, but many of the demonstrators in New York and across the U.S. also are thoroughly disgusted with Washin...