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WATCH: 2,000 Protesters March Downtown Saturday, 24 Arrested

AP/HuffPost | Posted 12.16.2011 | Denver

By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) -- Police in riot gear had just cleared Wall Street protesters out of their ca...

WATCH: SNL Mocks Bloomberg Over Occupy Wall Street

Posted 12.15.2011 | Comedy

We're not sure if the Occupy Wall Street protesters would consider it a milestone, but when you're the focus of the SNL cold open, it generally means ...

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Swarm Times Square

Posted 12.15.2011 | New York

NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Thousands of anti-Wall Street protesters rallied in New York's Times Square on Saturday, buoyed by a global day of demons...

When the Good Samaritan Came to Wall Street

Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou | Posted 12.14.2011 | Black Voices
Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou

A democratic fever is breaking out in United States of America, most notably on Wall Street. And while religious leaders have played a minor role in the Occupy movement, there is something deeply spiritual if not religious taking place.

An Architect's Protest Against the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street

Harris Silver | Posted 12.14.2011 | DC
Harris Silver

We don't have to agree on everything but at least we can agree that government is indispensable in providing the infrastructure that allows us to lead our lives productively.

When OWS Protesters Become Trespassers

Jeff Norman | Posted 12.14.2011 | New York
Jeff Norman

Is fighting economic injustice such a righteous pursuit that it entitles Occupy Wall Street protesters and their disciples to indefinitely control whatever space they invade?

Why the Left Is Often Late to Tea

William F. Schulz | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
William F. Schulz

Occupy Wall Street has tapped into the hope and the energy. Now it needs to channel that enthusiasm into strategies that can change the country.

WATCH: Occupy Wall Street's Celebrates Not Getting Evicted

Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

Thousands of pepole at Occupy Wall Street erupted into cheers early this morning when it was announced Brookefield properties was postponing the clean...

This Is What Compassion Looks Like: A Buddhist View Of Occupy Wall Street

Roshi Joan Halifax | Posted 12.14.2011 | Religion
Roshi Joan Halifax

Thich Nhat Hanh offers this precept: "Do not accumulate wealth whilst millions are hungry. ... Live simply and share time, energy and material resources with those who are in need."

5 Occupy Wall Street Spin-offs You May Have Missed

Lee Brenner | Posted 12.13.2011 | Comedy
Lee Brenner

So many of these protests continue to be overlooked. How many of you saw the coverage of the Occupy Sesame Street march? To keep you one step ahead of the lazy media, here are five under-reported "Occupy ____ Street" protests.

What Is The Clergy's Role In Occupy Wall Street?

Jeremiah Sierra | Posted 12.13.2011 | Religion
Jeremiah Sierra

I don't expect every church to parade a golden calf into the park, nor every clergy member to attend a march. But ultimately, the mainline church should be integral to supporting this change.

UPDATE: Occupy Denver Gets The Boot

Posted 12.13.2011 | Denver

Less than 24 hours after members of Occupy Denver handed Gov. John Hickenlooper an open letter requesting to continue camping at the Lincoln Park site...

An Open Letter to the Occupiers from a Veteran Troublemaker

Jim Wallis | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

You have awakened the sleeping giant, too long dormant, but ever present, deep in the American democratic spirit. You have given voice and space to the unspoken feelings of countless others about something that has gone terribly wrong in our society.

Occupy Wall Street's Real Demands

Rep. Keith Ellison | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Rep. Keith Ellison

We don't need concrete demands to sympathize with the frustration and anger that Americans feel. The Occupy Wall Street movement is the grassroots activism we need to pay attention to -- and it is the start of action.

Dan Froomkin

Congress Flips Bird To Occupy Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even as protesters fed up with corporate power are occupying Wall Street, Congress is rushing to oblige it. In an iconic example of h...

"Occupy Wall Street:" An Inevitable Moment for America

Joe Sestak | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Joe Sestak

This understandable lack of faith in our government and its leaders has ravaged not only our democratic process, but ultimately undermines our sense of national unity -- what we stand for and what we are capable of. It is not just politics.

Zuccotti Park Needs A Cleaning, But Protesters Can Come Back

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg believes Occupy Wall Street protesters have a right to freedom of speech at a Manhattan park, but n...

Why Liberals Should Welcome Occupy Wall Street

The New Republic | John B. Judis and Jonathan Cohn | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

The Occupy Wall Street movements may not survive the onset of cold weather and rain. But, along with Elizabeth Warren's fledgling Senate campaign in M...

Occupy Seattle And America As More Than Talking Heads

Tom Rhodes | Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel
Tom Rhodes

Strolling around Seattle my wife and I happened upon the Occupy Seattle protest in West Lake park as the cops were just about to bust it up. There was a tense stand off as the police stood firmly in a circle around 8 young men seated around a tent with their arms interlocked.

Occupy Wall Street Protests Push for Change

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Gurney

I've been waiting for a very long time for the so-called "little people" or "average Americans" to speak up and vent their frustrations. I wonder why...

Occupy Los Angeles (Photos)

Mike Selsky | Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Mike Selsky

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Occupy College Inundates Campuses: No Longer 'Generation Q'

Krystie Yandoli | Posted 12.12.2011 | College
Krystie Yandoli

Participating students in the Occupy College protests achieved something that our generation lacked until this point: a visible presence within a significant social movement.

Occupy Denver Takes The Fight To Hickenlooper (UPDATE)

Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver

Occupy Denver has published an open letter to Governor Hickenlooper challenging the governor’s controversial statements about wanting to shut down O...

The Meaning of Occupy Wall Street

The Morningside Post | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
The Morningside Post

The fact that Occupy Wall Street lacks a coherent set of policy goals misses the point. Theirs is not a movement seeking to enact specific pieces of legislation. Occupy Wall Street isn't even really about Wall Street itself.

Occupy Wall Street Is Just the Beginning: the Battle Against Financial Darwinism

E. Henry Schoenberger | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business
E. Henry Schoenberger

Nothing about the Occupy Wall Street movement should come as a great surprise, given the events of the past four years. The movement is emblematic of how people eventually respond to tyranny.