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Occupy Protests

Occupy Wall Street Movement Plans Spring Surprises

Good Morning America | Posted 03.08.2012 | Business

It's shaping up to be a busy spring for Occupy. The movement born last year in a New York City park has come roaring back to life this week after a pe...

What Went Wrong With Occupy Wall Street?

LA Times | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business

The Occupy movement appears to have lost its way. To be a factor in the November vote, it needs to get organized. ...

OH NO: Occupy Oakland Protesters Face Hate Crime, Robbery Charges

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.06.2012 | San Francisco

Between the violent police battles, the Recall Mayor Quan petition and the seething community reaction, the relationship between the Occupy movement ...

Students Occupy University To Stop Tuition Hike

Student Activism | Posted 03.03.2012 | College

Fourteen DePaul University students have staged a campus occupation against the university's tuition policy -- the first occupation at a US Catholic u...

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...

Tyler Kingkade

College Students Plan U.S. Walkout On Thursday | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.01.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Thousands of U.S. college students will walk out of class Thursday in a coordinated day of protest against what may be another year of sig...

Occupy Wall Street Demonstrators Arrested During New York City Protests

Posted 02.29.2012 | New York

By Gianna Palmer NEW YORK, Feb 29 (Reuters) - About 10 Occupy Wall Street demonstrators were arrested in New York City on Wednesday during prot...

Occupy Rallies Against Power Right-Wing Group You've Never Heard Of

Mother Jones | Posted 02.29.2012 | Business

Today, occupiers in 80 American cities will hold the movement's largest coordinated demonstration since fall: a huge protest against the American Legi...

Occupy Movement's Latest Frontier? Vacation Destination

Posted 02.24.2012 | Business

Vacation destination Cape Cod may seem like a bizarre place for an Occupy protest, but that didn't stop demonstrators from rallying in the area known ...

How Does the 1% Exploit America? Find Out in 1 Minute (VIDEO)

Robert Greenwald | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Even in an Occupy world, most Americans don't know exactly how the 1% does what it does. The mainstream media hasn't explained it, and the 1% likes things that way.

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 Harvard Unites Boston Student Movements

The Harvard Crimson | Posted 02.13.2012 | College

More than 80 students from 18 college campuses around the Boston area gathered on Sunday for the Occupy Boston Student Summit held in Emerson Hall....

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 ...

Occupy Oakland Protest Rekindles Debate About Flag-Burning

AP/The Huffington Post | By TERRY COLLINS and BETH DUFF-BROWN | Posted 03.31.2012 | San Francisco

By TERRY COLLINS and BETH DUFF-BROWN, The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Many in the crowd outside Oakland City Hall shouted "Burn it! Bu...

Stun Gun Used On Occupy DC Protester

AP | Posted 01.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Park Police say an officer used an electronic stun gun on an Occupy DC participant who was tearing down fliers warning protesters a...

The Impact Occupy DC Is Having

Jerry Nelson | Posted 03.20.2012 | Impact
Jerry Nelson

Occupy DC is making an impact nationally. As of this date, all of the leading presidential candidates have started talking about the occupy movement. There has never been a protest like it in the history of the country.

Occupying the GOP

Peter Dreier | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Nowhere can the impact of the Occupy insurgency be better seen than in the fumbling efforts of Romney's GOP rivals to capture the new anti-corporate sentiment.

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...

The Oakland Tribune's New Worst Enemy

| Posted 03.12.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Erin Sherbert ​In a fun twist of irony, the Oakland Tribune newspaper is attem...

Cause For Celebration: Zuccotti Park Barricades Removed

AP | By CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 03.11.2012 | New York

By CHRISTIAN SALAZAR, The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Barricades surrounding a park that served as a camp for Occupy Wall Street protesters were r...

Participatory Action Research and Organizing for Justice

Donna Nevel | Posted 03.11.2012 | Books
Donna Nevel

Participatory Action Research is very much in line with the politics of the Occupy movements. The principles of PAR have been critical to social movements for self-determination throughout the world.

What Are The Rights Of OWS Reporters Covering Protests?

The Nation | Posted 01.05.2012 | Media

Reporting on protests is no easy job—just ask the thirty-six reporters arrested while covering the Occupy movement, from New York to Boston to Nashv...

DNC Chair: No Time To Meet Occupy | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee said Tuesday morning she probably will not meet with Occupy Wall Street protesters, who have been ...

Occupy Protesters Face Police At Paul Headquarters

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By MICHAEL J. CRUMB, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa -- More than a dozen Occupy protesters have been arrested in Iowa, including a 14-year-old g...