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Occupy Wall Street Protesters

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 h...

GOP Rep: OWS Protesters Are 'Losers'

Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

GOP Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) had some choice words on Wednesday for Occupy Wall Street protesters. In an interview on Bloomberg Television's "In Th...

Jason Linkins

Karl Rove Gets 'Mic Checked' By Occupy Baltimore At Otherwise Dull-Sounding Symposium | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

On Monday night, Karl Rove got into a wee bit of awkwardness. During his planned remarks at the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium at Johns Hopkins Univer...

WATCH: Fox Reporter Shut Down By Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Posted 11.16.2011 | Media

Fox Business' Adam Shapiro was heckled by a crowd of Occupy Wall Street protesters while he was reporting from Zuccotti Park on Tuesday night. Sha...

Occupy Wall Street Protests Shifting To College Campuses

New York Times | MALIA WOLLAN and ELIZABETH A. HARRIS | Posted 11.13.2011 | College

BERKELEY, Calif. — Goodbye, city park, hello, college green. As city officials around the country move to disband Occupy Wall Street encampments ...

Saki Knafo

Faces Of Zuccotti Park: The Columbia Professor | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.11.2012 | New York

This is the seventh piece in a series profiling the protestors at Occupy Wall Street. Even before it became clear that the economy was streaking to...

WATCH: Faces Of Zuccotti Park: The Homeless Artist

The Huffington Post | Adam Kaufman | Posted 01.09.2012 | New York

This is the third in a series of profiles focusing on the protesters of Occupy Wall Street. Sleeping on the street or in illegal squats has become ...

I'm Mad as Hell and I'm Not Going to Take It Anymore

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Jeff DeGraff

Maybe this isn't anything like what we've seen before -- something altogether different and new -- something emotional -- not a rational crusade with an intended conquest but rather a great catharsis.

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."

David Wood

Veterans of Iraq, Afghan Wars Join OWS | David Wood | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

A potentially powerful new element joins Occupy Wall Street as military veterans in uniform took to the streets in New York, marching from Vietnam Vet...

Saki Knafo

Faces Of Zuccotti Park: The Bill Collector | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.02.2012 | New York

This is the first piece in a series profiling the protesters of Occupy Wall Street. Jerry Ashton lives in New York, but he was out of town six week...

PFOWS: What The 'Parents For Occupy Wall Street' Want | Posted 01.01.2012 | Fifty

It started simply enough. Dana Glazer and I (Dana is the documentary filmmaker of The Evolution of Dad) were playing email-tag, trying to find a day t...

How Occupy Will End

Marty Kaplan | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

Since no one really knows what Occupy's impact will be tomorrow, there's a contest going on today, a battle for control over how the story is being told right now. And the way it's framed could actually determine the way it will play out in real life.

The Other One Percent

Mark Sundeen | Posted 12.31.2011 | Books
Mark Sundeen

In 2000, when today's financial debacle was just a worst-case scenario forecasted by quants, gold bugs, market regulators and other Chicken Littles, Daniel Suelo dropped his final thirty dollars in a phone booth and walked away.

Occupy Wall Street Protests Heat Up In Texas, Oregon

AP | By DON RYAN | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Dozens of anti-Wall Street protesters were arrested Sunday in Texas, where they clashed with police over food tables, and in Oregon,...

Protesters From All Walks Cite Greed, Corroding Safety Net As Reasons For Occupying [PHOTOS]

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

Since arriving at Zuccotti Park more than a month ago, the Occupy Wall Street protesters have been called a variety of things by politicians, pundits ...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Sergeants Union Blasts Protesters In Oakland For Violence | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.27.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A union representing 5,000 New York City Police Department sergeants blasted Occupy Wall Street protesters on Thursday and threatened to s...

Matt Sledge

Occupy Wall Street Erects A Tent City In Zuccotti Park, With Little Reaction From NYPD | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.26.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A little more than a month ago, when the occupation of Zuccotti Park was in its early days, the New York City Police Department was not in...

Matt Sledge

Occupy Wall Street Gets A Vote Of Approval And A Warning | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The community board that represents the area surrounding Zuccotti Park voted resoundingly in favor of Occupy Wall Street's right to free a...

Lila Shapiro

As Wall Street Protest Grows, Occupiers Attempt To Change Movement's Structure | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

As the Occupy Wall Street protests continue to expand, protesters camped out at Zuccotti Park have begun to focus more of their energy on the internal...

Janell Ross

Occupy Wall Street: Zuccotti Park Protesters Give Banks A Haircut | Janell Ross | Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

The barbers positioned themselves on Monday near the front of Zuccotti Park, just behind the police barricades on Broadway. A motley collection of ...

Matt Sledge

A Short, Strange Occupation In Soho's Artists Space | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.24.2011 | New York

The reports started filtering in on Twitter Saturday afternoon: There was a new takeover in town. About 10 people had walked into a public talk at Art...

#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...

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.