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Occupy Wall Street Protesters

How 7 Occupy Wall Street Issues Stack Up 2 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild and Jillian Berman | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business

Two years ago today, demonstrators descended on Zuccotti Park in New York City's financial district. Their focus, economic injustice, was clear in the...


Reuters | Posted 10.31.2013 | Business

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Occupy Wall Street protesters who once vowed to "occupy" the courts by challenging their ar...

The Worker Self-Directed Enterprise: A "Cure" for Capitalism, or a Slippery Slope to Socialism?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
Jerry Ashton

Based on our experience of these last few years, the 1 percent is more likely to set up the game so that you and I of the 99 percent will lose the house and the job. So, if it doesn't pay to work for "The Man," what hope do we have?

Is Bane's Revolution A Metaphor For Occupy Wall Street?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.19.2012 | Entertainment

Even though director Christopher Nolan has denied that his soon-to-be summer blockbuster "The Dark Knight Rises" was inspired by the Occupy Wall Stree...

'This Movement Is Over'

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

(Adds comments, background, color) By Chris Francescani June 7 (Reuters) - More than eight months after Occupy Wall Str...

Kardboard Kops vs. Artist Activists -- Robert Lederman Crusades for Occupiers

Jerry Ashton | Posted 08.01.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Long before a single Zuccotti protestor waving a cardboard sign decorated with protest art was ever arrested, Robert Lederman had been there, done that.

The Thinnest Blue Line - Valiant Officers Who Protect Citizens From Their Own

Jerry Ashton | Posted 07.31.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Is Ray Lewis a renegade, or does he embody the characteristics of the "true American" that people think about when we picture "common" people in history who have stood up against powerful forces?

American Spring

Andrew Stefanik | Posted 07.24.2012 | Detroit
Andrew Stefanik


Friday Foolery: The Snipe Hunt

Christopher Caen | Posted 07.11.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

In the early morning fog they gathered deep in the woods of the Presidio. They were a motley group, but in truth they were following in the footsteps of a grand tradition of motley groups.

Major Occupy Court Victory -- 31 Occupy Philly Protesters Acquitted on All Charges

Rob Kall | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics
Rob Kall

I interviewed Paul Hetznecker, one of the lead attorneys among a team of 14 lawyers who defended 31 Occupy Philly protesters who were arrested on November 30, 2011, shortly after Occupy Philly was shut down.

Banks Share Info From Robots, Security Officers, Video Surveillance As Occupy Protests Loom

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.26.2012 | Business

In a real-life situation reminiscent of many an Arnold Schwarzenegger flick, banks are using information gleaned from robots to fend off the Occupy mo...

That Whole Occupy Wall Street Thing May Actually Be Working

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

Though the Occupy protesters have taken their tents out of Zuccotti Park, they're still making their mark. The majority of marketing and communica...

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...

Adam Kaufman

WATCH: Occupy Wall Street Plans To 'Occupy Christmas' | Adam Kaufman | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Faith leaders from across the country met at the Judson Memorial Church in downtown New York City on Tuesday to discuss their role in the ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Occupy Wall Street: A Generation Of 20-Somethings Airs Its Grievances, Its Frustrations | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.07.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Since graduating a year and a half ago from the Rhode Island School of Design, Nate Barchus hasn't shaken a nagging feeling: that he's ai...

Arthur Delaney

WATCH: Occupy Groups Protest Foreclosures Nationwide | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business

Bobby Hull is scheduled to be evicted from his Minneapolis house in February, but he won't leave without a fuss. He's invited 100 people from the loca...

Janell Ross

NYC Protesters Arrested During 'Die-In' Linking HIV/AIDS Activism With Occupy Wall Street | Janell Ross | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

About 10 protesters trying to draw attention to what they say is a dearth of funding for HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and affordable housing were ar...

'Don't Shoot: We Are Your Children' | Posted 11.30.2011 | Fifty

Conventional wisdom guru John Heileman suggested yesterday in New York magazine that the next phase of the Occupy Wall Street movement might be "about...

What Mayor Bloomberg, Economists Can Learn From Occupy Wall Street

Eric Peterson | Posted 01.29.2012 | New York
Eric Peterson

While some may utilize appealing rhetoric and claim to work in our name, it is clear that no one else is going to create the city we imagine for us, this is our job.

Occu-Pie Thanksgiving

Harris Silver | Posted 01.28.2012 | New York
Harris Silver

"MIC CHECK. MIC CHECK." The way to a man's heart is through his stomach, an old saying goes. In the same vein, but not quite as sentimental, is ano...

John Rudolf

In Response to Occupy Movements, Severity of Police Tactics Varies Widely | John Rudolf | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- In the two months since its inception in a small park in lower Manhattan, the Occupy Wall Street movement has spread from coast to coast, ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Occupy Seattle Protester Alleges Miscarriage After Pepper Spray Incident | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 11.23.2011 | Parents

NEW YORK -- In recent weeks, the repeated use of pepper spray by police officers against Occupy Wall Street protesters has elicited widespread critici...

Occupy Wall Street and the Crisis of Choice

Gabe Zichermann | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Gabe Zichermann

When we start to think of politics as a market-driven activity, and political parties as products we choose to "buy" with our votes, the U.S. system starts to show some basic econometric flaws.

Why I Got Arrested on November 17th

Molly Gott | Posted 01.21.2012 | College
Molly Gott

It is integral that students across the country become even more involved in the Occupy movement. We can carry on the legacy of student activism in our country by working to build a more just future in which we will live.

Wall Street Disconnected From Protests It Views As Misguided, Misdirected

Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Matthew Goldstein and Jennifer Ablan) - It was a telling moment at the height of the Occupy Wall Street protests. John Paulson, the hedge...