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The Death of Occupy Wall Street?

Guy Horton | Posted 01.15.2012 | New York
Guy Horton

So is this the death of Occupy? My suspicion is that this is, in fact, just the beginning. What form will it take next? It may not have Zuccotti Park anymore, but it increasingly has the intellectual and emotional landscape of the American psyche.

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Ordered To Temporarily Leave Zuccotti Park

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.15.2011 | New York

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Occupy Wall Street protesters have been ordered to leave Zuccotti Park, their longtime encampment in Lower Ma...

Police Now Ticketing Occupy Denver... Donors?

Posted 11.14.2011 | Denver

Want to make a donation to Occupy Denver? They'd appreciate it (the movement subsists on donations), just don't stop your car in the street to do so....

PHOTOS: Couple Ties The Knot At Occupy Wall Street

Posted 11.14.2011 | Weddings

Occupy encampments across the nation are proving to be much like the larger cities they're built within. The pitfalls of city life -- drug abuse, viol...

WATCH: HS Class Takes Field Trip To Occupy Denver Protest

Posted 11.14.2011 | Denver

A Denver high school teacher brought her students to observe the Occupy Denver protest of Blogcon, a conservative blogger conference held in Denver, o...

WATCH: Nobel Laureate For Peace Stops By Occupy Denver

Posted 11.14.2011 | Denver

Jody Williams, author, professor and Nobel Peace Prize winner for 1997, made a stop at Occupy Denver to voice her support of the movement. As Williams...

Our Notion of Nations

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Jeff Jarvis

Will we question the idea of what a nation is? Are Greece and Italy still sovereign nations when bankers can overthrow their governments and neighbors can dictate the terms of governance?

Police Use Force Again On Occupy Denver Protesters

Posted 11.14.2011 | Denver

After a peaceful march last weekend as occupiers celebrated "Bank Transfer Day", tensions ran high again as Occupy Denver and Denver Police clashed ov...

Occupy Wall Street: Music Central To Protest

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2011 | Home

By DAVID BAUDER, The Associated Press NEW YORK — The sound of insistent drumming bounces off the sides of nearby office towers announcing the loc...

Occupy Denver Clash With Police Again, 17 Arrested

Posted 11.13.2011 | Denver

Occupy Denver protesters clashed with Denver police again Saturday night in a battle over the groups' belongings blocking the sidewalk. 17 protesters...

Occupy What?

Christopher Caen | Posted 01.11.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

Cries of "head to the barricades!" have been replaced with "we would like (we would like!)... to make (to make!)... a barricade (excuse me, when do we eat?)" The reality is that great movements are not consensus gigs; they are dictatorships.

You Say You Want A Revolution

Douglas Forbes | Posted 01.11.2012 | San Francisco
Douglas Forbes

The Beatles wrote "Revolution" in 1968. Yet, it remains the dialogue of our time. In fact, that dialogue has never been as apposite as it was in recent days as college students at U.C. Berkeley collided with campus police.

Capturing Occupy Wall Street Movement Demands

Ali Hayat | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Ali Hayat

Since the emergence of Occupy Wall Street, a great deal of attention has been focused on establishing what they want. To understand and get at this movement's demands, we asked, "If you could enact ONE policy to address America's problems today, what would it be?"

Protesting Greed In The Shadow Of 9/11

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 01.11.2012 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

I went looking for diverse voices at Occupy Wall Street, and found the 9/11 memorial a better metaphor for "too big to fail."

Four Things Occupy Wall Street Should Know About the Federal Reserve

Jake Blumgart | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Jake Blumgart

Eliminating the Fed, adopting the gold standard and having a tight monetary policy are directly opposed to the occupiers' key goals: reducing unemployment, easing debt and stemming the foreclosure flood.

Bank Transfer: Successful

Mark Engler | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business
Mark Engler

All in all, Bank Transfer Day was a pretty powerful expression of collective disgust by Americans fed up with the goliath banks. Right? Well, not everyone agrees.

Colin Powell: Occupy Movement 'As American As Apple Pie'

Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

The Occupy Wall Street demonstrations are "as American as apple pie," former Secretary of State Colin Powell said during a recent interview with CNN's...

I’m In The 1% And I Pray You’ll Tax Me

Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards | Posted 11.11.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards

I made it a point to be with Occupy Wall Street for a time. With my sign -- "I AM in the 1% PLEASE TAX ME!" -- I asked if I could join the others with signs. They welcomed me.

How I Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love The OWS Protests

Rolling Stone | MATT TAIBBI | Posted 01.10.2012 | Business

I have a confession to make. At first, I misunderstood Occupy Wall Street. The first few times I went down to Zuccotti Park, I came away with mixed...

How Wall Street May Be Reformed

Tom Hayden | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Tom Hayden

Occupy Wall Street is the kind of catalyst which is capable of creating the chemistry in which it will be possible to visualize, write down, organize around and campaign for a new array of reforms, economic, political and environmental.

Occupy Veterans Day

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Kelley Beaucar Vlahos

Veterans from coast to coast are finding out there are lots of people in this country who believe the validity of one's First Amendment rights to free speech and peaceful assembly are tied to whether they are approved by the rest of us.

Restoring Capitalism -- Restoring America

Lynn Forester de Rothschild | Posted 01.10.2012 | Business
Lynn Forester de Rothschild

Although portrayed as opposites, the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street protesters are essentially kissing cousins.

From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy the Neighborhoods

Paul Loeb | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Paul Loeb

Like participants in previous movements for justice, the Occupiers need to avoid the false choices between protest and organizing, community building and electoral involvement, surrealist theater and the grunt work of change.

Under the Bridge You'll Find Us Waiting, Under the Bridge We'll Sing a Song (Audio)

Jill Sobule | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home
Jill Sobule

To all the good folks pitching tents at OWS, this song's for you. We support you, hope you keep warm this winter, and ask you to keep a spot open in your tent for us.

Lila Shapiro

Zuccotti Park's Burgeoning Micro-Neighborhoods May Indicate Deeper Divisions

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Protesters at Occupy Wall Street insist that they are a completely leaderless movement with a purely horizontal structure. But where some ...