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City To Defend Cop Who Punched OWS Protester In Face

| Posted 04.22.2013 | New York

By Murray Weiss, DNAinfo Columnist / Criminal Justice Editor NEW YORK CITY — The city will defend an NYPD commander who punched an Occupy Wall ...

LIVE Updates From Occupy Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 09.17.2012 | New York

A year ago, on Sept. 17, 2011, hundreds of protesters took to the Financial District of New York, leading to police barricades going up around Wall St...

#Occupy Gives Out Free Subway Rides

Posted 03.29.2012 | New York

Morning commuters were treated to free train rides Wednesday morning courtesy of the 99 percent. "Free entry, no fares collected," read official-looki...

Protesters Celebrate Valentine's Day: 'Occupy Wall Street Saved Our Relationship'

Posted 02.14.2012 | Impact

Nearly 40 hours after getting arrested for civil disobedience, Christine Crowther stepped out of prison and into the arms of her ex-boyfriend. She fel...

Mike Sacks

Occupy Wall Street Makes Official Call To Amend Constitution | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Efforts to amend the Constitution to declare that corporations are not people and money is not speech gained support in two notable New York forums th...

Nate C. Hindman

Restaurant Near Occupy Wall Street Lays Off 21 Employees [UPDATE] | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 01.01.2012 | Small Business

UPDATE 4:20pm, 11/3: Police have removed the barricades in front of Milk Street Cafe, according to reports by DNAinfo, a Manhattan local news site. ...

Occupy Wall Street -- The "What If" Generation's Public Beta Test

Jonathan Askin | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Askin

The digital natives who can imagine alternative "What If" worlds have come to Wall Street with frustrations over the existing political/corporate structures and processes, and are trying to re-imagine a better world.

Slavoj Zizek Joins Occupy Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 12.10.2011 | Home

Occupy Wall Street got some Slovenian philosopher star power on Sunday, as Marxist academic Slavoj Zizek joined the movement. "We are not destroyi...

LIVE UPDATES: Protesters Gain International Support, Look To Spread To Other Sites In New York

Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

Occupy Wall Street, a cause that began as a small band of protesters in Zuccotti Park, has gained international recognition with protests spreading to...

The Revolution Will Be Televised, Googled, Tweeted... Etc.

Lowell Thompson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Black Voices
Lowell Thompson

When I first heard of the Occupy Wall Street initiative, I thought it was just a group of overfed and overeducated and underemployed "white" boys trying to get their own generational street cred. But that was just the cynic in me talking.

Matt Sledge

Occupy Wall Street Members Say They Welcome Solidarity But Don't Want To Be Co-Opted | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business

As labor unions and some Democratic Party politicians express support for the Occupy Wall Street movement, the core group of occupiers themselves are ...

Jason Linkins

Occupy Wall Street Gets A 'Media Makeover' From Andy Cobb | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.05.2011 | Media

While the Occupy Wall Street movement is in its third week, and seemingly growing by the day, the media has, with a few notable exceptions, demonstrat...