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Patrick Svitek

Republican National Convention Protesters Win City Permits | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

A thousands-strong alliance that includes labor and anti-war groups has received approval to protest during the Republican National Convention in Tamp...

Pepper Spray Use on Passive Civilians? Not on Ret. Police Captain Ray Lewis' Watch!

Jerry Ashton | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Ret. Captain Ray Lewis has found himself more and more estranged from today's police tactics. He doesn't like it, and wants to come to your city and tell you about it personally.

Occupy and You Come Down Here and Embrace!

Reverend Billy | Posted 08.25.2012 | Green
Reverend Billy

So you have two activist groups both opposing natural gas pipelines and they don't seem to know about each other. Ships passing in the night. Why?

Dan Froomkin

U.S. Ignores U.N. Plea To Protect Occupy Protest Rights | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.18.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Federal officials have yet to respond to two United Nations human rights envoys who formally requested that the U.S. government protect ...

WATCH: What is the Pay 2 Play System?

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

For the last six years, I have been on a mission to document the cycle of how money works its way through our political system, how this cycle steals from the public and where opportunities lie to reclaim our democratic process.

Ben And Jerry's Co-Founder Wants Your Bills

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.07.2012 | Money

Ben and Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen wants your dollar bills. Cohen -- a bankroller of the Occupy movement -- is participating in the launch of Mov...

Cole Stangler

Occupy Gives Boost To Quebec Protesters | Cole Stangler | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Quebec's "student spring" continues to blossom, inspired Occupy activists have organized their own demonstrations of support across t...

The Failure of Occupy Wall Street

Andy Ostroy | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

In an election year as significant as this one, the Occupy movement is as good as dead.

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?

Occupy The Neolithic?

| Michael Balter on 28 May 2012, 3:00 PM | Posted 05.30.2012 | Science

Even the most democratic societies are rife with social and economic inequalities, as the current tension between the poorer "99%" and the richest "1%...

Occupy Cuba: The Plaza Inside

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.30.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

We Cubans occupy our beds, the stairs of our houses, the piece of the table before us, the chair in front of the television, the empty refrigerator, the half open shutters we peer out of. The ground we occupy is not visible,

Saki Knafo

Police Retreat From Foreclosed Home In Minneapolis After Standoff With Occupy Protesters | Saki Knafo | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business

On Friday morning, police from the Hennepin Country Sheriff's Office abandoned an attempt to evict protesters from a foreclosed home in south Minneapo...

Friday Faults: Occupy Is So Close

Christopher Caen | Posted 05.25.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

I actually support the basic premise of Occupy, and believe there wouldn't be a national discourse right now about the disparity in wealth in this country if not for Occupy. But I also believe that you have to be the change you want to see in the world.

What Fires Young Progressives' Activism? A New Study Asks Them

Rinku Sen | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Rinku Sen

Today,'s publisher, the Applied Research Center, released "Millennials, Activism and Race," a report on the motivations of young people...

3 Reasons There Wasn't an American Spring

Stuart McIntyre | Posted 07.20.2012 | College
Stuart McIntyre

As costs rise, quality has stagnated, and undergraduates have been herded into giant lecture halls to be taught by graduate students and adjunct faculty. The operation of the machine has become pretty odious, but why aren't students putting their bodies on the upon the gears?

Around The World In 10 Photos

Posted 05.19.2012 | World

From Argentina to Zimbabwe, the monumental to the day-to-day, each week, HuffPost World will present some of the most remarkable images from across th...

Saki Knafo

The Occupy Movement Descends On Chicago For NATO Summit | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.19.2012 | Chicago

Busloads of Occupy activists have been arriving in Chicago to protest the summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. "We're trying to bring ...

DIGITAL JUSTICE: Law Enforcement's Controversial Crowd Control Device

Posted 05.18.2012 | Crime

Long Range Acoustic Hailing Devices help cops control crowds. But whether they are potentially life-saving law enforcement tools or nefarious speech-s...

What Is Obama's Position on Afghanistan? Say It Again?

Tom Hayden | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Tom Hayden

Three years later, bin Laden is dead, the drones inflame Pakistan opinion and complicate a peace settlement, and 33,000 American troops are scheduled to pull out by the end of 2012 with "steady withdrawals" to continue after.

Zach Carter

Obama's Quandry: Bashing Blundering Banks While Courting Wall Street Cash | Zach Carter | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's response to JPMorgan Chase's spectacular trading failure underscores a persistent tension in his presidency -- ...

Police Raid Occupy Camp On UC Berkeley Land

AP | Posted 07.14.2012 | College

ALBANY, Calif. — University of California police raided a four-week Occupy encampment at a college-owned farm used for agriculture research earl...

The Bank vs. America Showdown

Mark Engler | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Mark Engler

It doesn't appear that 99% Spring, despite trying to ready tens of thousands of people for escalating civil disobedience, resulted in very disruptive actions in Charlotte. On the plus side, there's more than a month of spring opportunities left.

Protests Begin At Bank of America Shareholder Meeting

Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Activists from Occupy Wall Street, the environmental movement and labor unions, along with victims of home foreclosures, have begun massive demonstrat...

Zach Carter

Bank Of America Meeting Gets Protestors Warmed Up For Democratic National Convention | Zach Carter | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Dozens of good-government groups, Occupy Wall Street contingents, environmental activists, struggling homeowners and institutional investors are desce...

The Many Faces Of Occupy New York

Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts

You have seen them in marches, crowds and tents, on television, in the news and in your city. The activists of Occupy, aka "the 99%," are often seen a...