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Occupy Wall Street Movement

#OccupyMe: Pick Up Lines To Snag An OWS Protester

Posted 12.21.2011 | Women

The Occupy Wall Street movement is hot. A Fox News poll found 70 percent of respondents support the movement, and the satirical news site Pardon T...

Up With Chris Hayes: The Best News Talk Show on TV

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 12.21.2011 | Media
Miles Mogulescu

Ladies and gentlemen--start your DVRs. The best news talk show on television, bar none, is MSNBC's new weekend morning program Up With Chris Hayes.

The Wrong Occupation

Kathy Kelly | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

"Occupy Together" efforts proliferating across the world may yet help young friends in Afghanistan find reasons for hope. Innocent youngsters may not be forced to feel that their world is crashing.

Cultural Revolution Redux... Little Red Book and Little Grey Apple Hook Up

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Apple's first quarterly downturn in five years is being spun by analysts as a one time event linked to planned obsolescence of an iPhone and the death...

Does Occupy Wall Street Have the "X-Factor"?

Ben Mangan | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business
Ben Mangan

Has the American Dream really become so hollow that we think winning prizes is our best hope for upward mobility? For millions, the answer is yes. To me, fury at this profoundly unfair reality is propelling the Occupy Wall Street protests.

To the Wall Street Protesters: Channel Your Enthusiasm

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

Why not get the demonstrators near Wall Street to surround Capitol Hill in Washington and put pressure on the House and the Senate to pass a bill taxing the wealthy at the same percentage that the average American has to pay?

Occupy Wall Street and American Corporate Fascism

Dan Agin | Posted 12.19.2011 | Media
Dan Agin

The Occupy Wall Street movement is an outburst (really a scream of pain) provoked by a politico-economic condition that's almost a replica of the past.

We Need Cool Heroes

Heidiminx | Posted 12.19.2011 | Impact

It seems there is another hurricane happening now. Part of Occupy Wall Street's intrigue for me is the collision of groups and cultures who are dropping labels, and identifying as one: against the 1 percent.

Sara Kenigsberg

WATCH: Occupy Las Vegas Protests Outside GOP Debate Hall | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- While Herman Cain criticized them during the CNN debate Tuesday night, members of the "99 percent" rallied together outside the hall, wav...

Occupy Wall Street, a 21st Century Revolution

Mary Keck | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics
Mary Keck

Openness to evolving platforms and solutions may be Occupy Wall Street's greatest asset. If the pundits and politicians want to disrupt this movement, they'll have to first catch up to its nuanced worldview.

Occupy Wall Street: the Next Crucial American Movement

E. Henry Schoenberger | Posted 12.18.2011 | Business
E. Henry Schoenberger

Occupy Wall Street is a tide of upheaval and alienation, much like the other crucial movements in our past that led to a more equal and fairer American society.

Dangerous, Or Democracy? What Politicians Are Saying About Occupy Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

The Occupy Wall Street protests started in mid-September in New York City with a hashtag and few dozen demonstrators camped out near the New York Stoc...

Arin Greenwood

Cornel West, Other D.C. Protesters Released From Detention | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After a day in detention, noted academic Cornel West and a group of protesters arrested at the U.S. Supreme Court on Sunday, have been r...

Occupying the Hamptons

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Lita Smith-Mines

The protesters gathered in one of the toniest areas of Long Island, within steps of luxury yachts and swanky stores. Among us were babies, great-grandparents, and more than a few raised on Nickelodeon.

Occupy Wall Street Protests Go Global

Posted 12.15.2011 | World

By ALESSANDRA RIZZO and MEERA SELVA, The Associated Press ROME -- Italian riot police fired tear gas and water cannons Saturday in Rome as violent ...

OWS and the 99 Percent After 20 Years of Clarence Thomas

Nan Aron | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Nan Aron

As the Occupy Wall Street movement grows in size and intensity by the day, it's worth noting that Saturday marks the twentieth anniversary of the confirmation of Clarence Thomas as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court. In our view, one has led directly to the other.

Jake Bialer

What Occupy Wall Street Is Really About? | Jake Bialer | Posted 10.13.2011 | Business

When protesters first gained attention for camping out in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, pundits and politicians were constantly asking what Occupy Wall S...

On "Occupy Wall-Street" and the Demobilizing Interpretation of Postwar American Protest Politics

Thomas J. Adams | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Thomas J. Adams

By claiming to represent the interests of, or worse, speak for the 99%, the protesters in lower Manhattan and across the country fully replicate the deus ex machina trope of historical change.

Occupy Wall Street's Dirty Hippies vs Tea Party Patriot's Geriatrics

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Harmon Leon

The media is having a field day portraying the Occupy Wall Street protesters as a bunch of "dirty hippies." It's the conservative news outlet's count...

"Occupy Wall Street:" An Inevitable Moment for America

Joe Sestak | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Joe Sestak

This understandable lack of faith in our government and its leaders has ravaged not only our democratic process, but ultimately undermines our sense of national unity -- what we stand for and what we are capable of. It is not just politics.

Why Liberals Should Welcome Occupy Wall Street

The New Republic | John B. Judis and Jonathan Cohn | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

The Occupy Wall Street movements may not survive the onset of cold weather and rain. But, along with Elizabeth Warren's fledgling Senate campaign in M...

Republican Presidential Candidates, Obama And Biden React To Occupy Wall Street Protests

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

The Occupy Wall Street protests that began in mid-September as a small group of demonstrators camped out near the New York Stock Exchange has spread a...

WATCH: Bill Clinton Weighs In On 'Occupy' Protests

Posted 12.12.2011 | Chicago

Former President Bill Clinton spoke Tuesday evening as part of Chicago Ideas Week at a sold-out event at the city's Chase Auditorium. In conversati...

The Meaning of Occupy Wall Street

The Morningside Post | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
The Morningside Post

The fact that Occupy Wall Street lacks a coherent set of policy goals misses the point. Theirs is not a movement seeking to enact specific pieces of legislation. Occupy Wall Street isn't even really about Wall Street itself.

Superman and Everyman Want Value From Wall Street and Washington

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

The occupiers of Wall Street are reminding all of us that the great recession from which we've yet to fully emerge was first a values meltdown before it became a financial meltdown.