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PHOTOS: The Zombies Of #OccupyWallStreet

Posted 12.04.2011 | New York

On Monday, Day 17 of the Occupy Wall Street demonstration, about a hundred protesters, dressed as corporate zombies with white face paint, ambled past...

After Mass Arrests, TWU Says NYPD Can't Use Its Drivers

Posted 12.04.2011 | New York

The New York City Transit Workers Union filed a restraining order Monday to prevent the NYPD from forcing city bus drivers to transport arrested demon...

Landmarks Of The Movement: Occupy Wall Street Timeline

Turnstyle | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact
Turnstyle

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Zach Carter

#OccupyWallStreet Protests Spark Optimism At Progressive Political Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressive leaders have flocked to the nation's capital for a conference devoted to organizing a political movement to overwhelm the Te...

Eastern Bank Reponds to Customer Complaint by Complaining about Customer and Why We Need Occupy Wall Street

Richard Zombeck | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business
Richard Zombeck

Disdain, contempt, ridicule, and the basic "let them eat cake" attitude towards the Wall Street protests and outrage seems to be pretty typical and historically accurate.

Here's Occupy Wall Street's "One Demand": Sanity

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The fact that the movement doesn't make demands of Wall Street -- or Washington, for that matter -- doesn't mean it doesn't have demands. It does, but they're not directed at Wall Street, or K Street, or Pennsylvania Avenue. They're directed at you.

'We Are The 99 Percent': The Stories Of Victims Of The Great Recession

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business

As protesters share their stories in Zuccotti Park, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago and other cities across the country, some are taking to the...

Matt Sledge

Did NYPD Trick Protesters Into Getting Arrested? No.

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.03.2011 | New York

In the wake of Saturday's 744 arrests on the Brooklyn Bridge, some on the internet claimed that those who entered the span's main roadway were fooled ...

Changing the World -- One Foodie at a Time

Vivian Norris | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home
Vivian Norris

The world may be going through a rough financial time, but if we all pull together, we can still find ways to cooperate and enjoy the most basic of human joys, the joy of taste!

Flashmob Meditators Occupy Wall Street

Wendi L. Adamek | Posted 12.03.2011 | Religion
Wendi L. Adamek

The meditators were no doubt derided as hopelessly naive by Wall Street Olympians. Absorbed by the lightning-fast cyberspace synapses of the global economic body, why would they even bother to look?

PHOTOS: 'Occupy Denver' Stands In Solidarity With Wall St. Protesters

Posted 12.03.2011 | Denver

Over the weekend a group of demonstrators expanded the Wall Street protests in New York to the State Capitol Building in Denver. "Occupy Denver" has b...

OccupyDC Organizer On Plans For Weekend Protest

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 11.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protest in New York City, a related group, OccupyDC, is gathering support for an occupation of...

Wall Street Protest Supporters 'Occupy' Tumblr

Turnstyle | Posted 11.30.2011 | College
Turnstyle

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Commodity Traitors: Financial Speculation on Commodities Fuels Global Insecurity

Eric Michael Johnson | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business
Eric Michael Johnson

In the face of widespread global hunger, it turns out there is a downside to playing with your food.

From Liberty Square to Freedom Plaza Demand War Dollars Home

Jodie Evans | Posted 11.29.2011 | New York
Jodie Evans

CODEPINK has been in Wall Street camping out with other activists in Liberty Plaza because we know real change begins with direct action to challenge corporate greed and endless war.

Alexander Eichler

Despite Weather And Police Clashes, 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters Are Settling In

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The members of Occupy Wall Street are not allowed to use megaphones, so they've adopted a low-tech workaround. At their twice-daily gen...

Keeping Wall Street Like Cairo, Not London

Gideon Rosenblatt | Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact
Gideon Rosenblatt

To members of our Department of Homeland Security and to police officers in cities across this country, I say that these young people now gathering for peaceful demonstrations in our communities are not your enemy.

Occupy Wall Street, Day 12: More Bold-Faced Support, Dramatic Arrests (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.28.2011 | New York

Celebrities, public intellectuals and political figures are coming out of the woodworks to show support of the #OccupyWallStreet protesters, entering ...

WATCH: Anonymous Threatens To Take Down The NYPD

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.27.2011 | New York

The "hacktivist" group Anonymous has directly threatened to attack the NYPD. "The inhumanity and brutality the NYPD has shown will not be let free,...

Occupy Wall Street and Citizen Journalism Keeping It Honest

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Media
Harmon Leon

Occupy Wall Street hit the streets of New York this past week to speak out against corporate greed. On Saturday, over 80 activists were arrested as th...

PHOTOS: Occupy Wall Street Protesters Dig In As Tensions Rise With NYPD

Posted 11.26.2011 | New York

Chelsea Elliott, 25, a freelance digital imager who lives in Greenpoint, was one of the girls captured on film being penned and pepper-sprayed by the ...

Wages of Fear: Lockdowns and the IMF on Occupied Wall Street

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The #OccupyWallStreet demonstrators are expressing the frustrations of the majority, hoping to channel them into Arab Spring-style change. The work is urgent and the time is now.

WATCH: Occupy Wall Street Protest Escalates

Posted 11.24.2011 | New York

Tensions are rising at the Occupy Wall Street protest, currently in its eighth day, as organizers for the protest claim that 80 have been arrested. Ey...

WATCH: Colbert Searches For Crazy Liberals At Wall Street Protest

Posted 11.22.2011 | Comedy

One thing you can usually count on whenever there's a protest -- whether it's liberal or conservative -- is a heaping serving of wingnuts. Stephen Col...

Videos & Photos From The #OccupyWallStreet Protest

Posted 11.19.2011 | New York

Nearly a thousand anti-corporation demonstrators gathered on Wall Street this weekend for the #OccupyWallStreet protests. Modeled after recent demonst...