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Occupy Wall Street Protest

The Death Penalty and #OccupyWallStreet

David A. Love | Posted 01.09.2012 | Black Voices
David A. Love

Many who are part of the Occupy Wall Street movement understand the link between the struggle for economic justice and the fight to end the death penalty in America. Perhaps you don't. Allow me to explain.

PAVEMENT Occupies LA: 11.05/06.2011 (VIDEO w/ Bill Maher)

Sam Slovick | Posted 07.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Sam Slovick

The occupation at City Hall in Los Angeles can best be described in terms of digestion; the People have coughed up a big hairball on the Mayor's front...

Occupy Wall St. -- Harassing Everyone But the 1%

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Daniel P. Malito

What the Occupy Wall Street movement fails to understand is that 99% of the workers in the area are simply attempting to make a living wage -- the same people that the protesters claim they represent.

Protesters In Zuccotti Park Hunker Down For Winter [LIVE UPDATES]

Posted 01.08.2012 | Business

The Occupy Wall Street protesters are hunkering down for winter in Zuccotti Park, erecting four military-style tents that are meant both to keep prote...

The 1% Versus The 99%: Who Has Better Credit?

Justine Rivero | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business
Justine Rivero

As Occupy Wall Street focuses much of its agenda around the financial health of America, we took a look at the personal side of financial health for both sides of the 1 percent and the 99 percent.

Chase Bank, Microsoft and What's Good for America

Ethan Casey | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business
Ethan Casey

Now, finally, we have one light-rail line that doesn't yet serve either the suburbs or my neighborhood. Is it too little, too late? The question is a microcosmic version of one that now looms over America as a whole.

Ambiguous UpSparkles From the Heart of the Park: Mic Check/Occupy Wall Street (Part 3)

Eve Ensler | Posted 01.08.2012 | New York
Eve Ensler

It was cold this week in Zuccotti Park, so we occupiers huddled together on the concrete steps for warmth, to make it easier to hear, to allow the stories to pass amongst us and through us. We repeated each line of each person's story and the repeating kept us warm.

How the 99% Are Using Lateral Power to Create a Global Revolution

Jeremy Rifkin | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Jeremy Rifkin

It's happened before, in 1848 and in 1968. The youth of the world took to the streets to protest the injustices of autocratic political regimes and rapacious business interests and to demand the most basic human right to participate as equal citizens in the affairs of society.

Income Distribution and the Occupy Wall Street Movement

José Fernando López | Posted 01.08.2012 | Latino Voices
José Fernando López

Unbeknownst and unintentionally -- a report from the Congressional Budget Office has done nothing but provide new munitions to the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Lila Shapiro

Zuccotti Park Protesters Setting Up Military Tents For Winter, Safety | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Protesters in Zuccotti Park have erected the first four military frame tents on the park's densely packed cement square in the hopes of ad...

Artist Brings Virtual Currency to Occupy Wall Street

Amelia Marzec | Posted 01.07.2012 | New York
Amelia Marzec

Meet Fran Ilich, a media artist and activist who started his own investment bank six years ago with nothing more than server space.

Don't Protest the Rich, Get Rich

Grant Cardone | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business
Grant Cardone

The rich would love nothing more than for everyone move up an income or wealth level. It is ridiculous to think the the richest 1% want to hold others...

The Beginning Is Near

Stephen K. Friedman | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics
Stephen K. Friedman

OWS's most important accomplishment is dramatically changing the national conversation. Where their parents engaged in civil disobedience, the Occupy Wall Street protesters are participating in civilized disobedience. Zuccotti Park is the opposite of anarchy.

Occupy Wall Street: Is Something Happening Here?

Dr. Jerry Webman | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business
Dr. Jerry Webman

The point here is that the issue should be debated with an open mind. As Still's song reminds us, "Nobody's right if everybody's wrong."

Police Arrest 5 At Occupy Atlanta Protest

AP | ERRIN HAINES | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business

ATLANTA — Atlanta protesters aren't going quietly, despite warnings from police and the mayor. In the latest act of defiance, five people were arres...

Groups Competing For OWS, 99 Percent Trademark

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 01.06.2012 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — The revolution will be trademarked and put on T-shirts if an increasing number of entrepreneurs succeed in their attempts to pro...

Molly O'Toole

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Clash With Police Outside Courthouse | Molly O'Toole | Posted 01.05.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters clashed with police in front of the New York Supreme Court building Saturday afternoon, after th...

Saki Knafo

Did The NY Post Instigate An Attack In Zuccotti Park? | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.04.2012 | New York

Recai "Rocky" Iskender woke up in his Zuccotti Park tent yesterday morning to the unpleasant sensation of being kicked in the head. He scrambled out o...

Jillian Berman

Bank Transfer Day, OWS Share Sentiments But Take Different Approaches | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

"How do you kill a bank?" mused Christopher Guerra on a blustery morning at Zuccotti Park. "Strip it of its capital. You can't defeat banks head-o...

Where Does the #Occupy Movement Go From Here?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

It's time to ask whether the organizational forms and tactics which birthed the #Occupy mass protests are adequate to building a long-term movement which can change the country and the world.

Washington Pre-Occupied

Robert Reich | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Until we reverse the trend toward inequality, the economy can't be revived. But the biggest question in our nation's capital right now has nothing to do with any of this.

The Occupy Movement Is Not a Bunch of Filthy Hippies, It's Something Brand New

Conan Neutron | Posted 01.03.2012 | San Francisco
Conan Neutron

I haven't been living in a tent at City Hall and I freaking hate drum circles. But I did go the day after the odious tear-gassing of American citizens less than a mile from my home. I found it puzzling and then inspiring.

Saki Knafo

Occupy Wall Street: Faces Of Zuccotti Park | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.03.2012 | New York

This is the second piece in a series profiling the protesters of Occupy Wall Street. Balance was standing around with some of the other protesters ...

Contact Made, Message Delivered

Warren Adler | Posted 01.03.2012 | New York
Warren Adler

It's time for the Occupy Wall Street people to declare victory, go on home, get on with productive lives and take their anger to the ballot box.

Occupy Protests Get Ugly

AP | TERENCE CHEA, LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 01.03.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- A protest that shut down the Port of Oakland to show the broadening reach of the Occupy Wall Street movement ended in violence...