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Wall Street Protests

#OccupyDenver Gains Momentum In Weekend Rally

Posted 12.10.2011 | Denver

The Occupy Denver movement is gaining momentum. Even as the weather turned cold and rainy this weekend, a diverse group of approximately 1000 proteste...

LIVE UPDATES: Occupy Wall Street Rages On

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.09.2011 | Business

Occupy Wall Street, a movement that began as a small band of protesters in Zuccotti Park, gained endorsements from major unions and progressive leader...

Occupy Wall Street: What Are They So Angry About?

Monika Mitchell | Posted 12.09.2011 | Business
Monika Mitchell

It took a small group of down-on-their-luck college kids with nothing to lose to wake America up. As the crowds in Zuccotti Park, DC, LA and across the country grow larger and make their voices heard, maybe this time we will be listening.

Pelosi Pushes Back On GOP Leader's 'Growing Mobs' Criticism

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said she agrees with protesters from Wall Street to Washington who are saying most of the country isn't getting a...

Wall Street Protests

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

If this country is to break out of the horrendous recession and create the millions of jobs we desperately need, there is no question that the American people are going to have to take a very hard look at Wall Street and demand fundamental reforms.

WATCH: Wall Street Protest Isn't Even On Wall Street?

Posted 12.08.2011 | Comedy

While the Occupy Wall Street protest is gaining momentum and getting more organized, no large group of people has ever convened with a few characters ...

Talib Kweli Makes Surprise Performance At Wall Street Protest

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

Talib Kweli is the latest musician to offer his support to the Occupy Wall Street movement. He showed up at New York's Liberty Plaza Thursday night fo...

Protesters Cutting Obama Little Slack

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Their chief target is Wall Street, but many of the demonstrators in New York and across the U.S. also are thoroughly disgusted with Washin...

Would I Have Joined the Protesters?

Warren Adler | Posted 12.06.2011 | New York
Warren Adler

Here is my advice to those people who apparently have the time and energy to protest their plight by blaming everybody in sight. We live in America and not everyone becomes a movie star or billionaire.

The Big Banks Lose Control of the Optics

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business
Joseph A. Palermo

If the feds under Reagan could prosecute a couple of corrupt high rollers on Wall Street, why can't they do it under Obama?

Dylan Ratigan and Tamron Hall: Live From 'Occupy Wall Street'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.06.2011 | Media

Dylan Ratigan and Tamron Hall were "taking it to the streets" on Wednesday when MSNBC expanded its Occupy Wall Street"coverage and sent talent and cam...

Mad as Hell

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The protesters in the Occupy Wall Street movement have been criticized for not being focused enough, or not providing a list of demands, or not having leaders. This can be forgiven. Call it free-floating rage.

No News Here: Wall Street Traders Threaten the Future of the Industrial World

David Paul | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics
David Paul

A decade of borrowing and greed finally culminated in the collapse of Wall Street, and it has taken three years for any visible protests to bubble to the surface.

So You Want to Be an Activist?

Kelly Cogswell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kelly Cogswell

I want the Occupy Wall Street protestors to be better, smarter, more focused than they are. I also want them to succeed as street activists. The problem is that organizing demos, not to mention movements, is more complicated than it looks.

Jeff Mangum Plays Surprise Show At Occupy Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home

Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel made a surprise appearance at the can't-stop-won't-stop Occupy Wall Street protest Tuesday evening. The movement, wh...

Wall Street's 99 Percent Show Family Values

Sonya Huber | Posted 12.04.2011 | Parents
Sonya Huber

Each of these snapshots is a specific story, and the vulnerability of the details defies simple platitudes or easy solutions: "My mom works with a dislocated shoulder" and "My dad works 70 hours a week to pay the bills."

Occupy Denver Spotlight: Interview With Brett Starr

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.04.2011 | Denver

The Occupy Wall Street movement is gaining momentum in cities around the nation. In New York, the protesters are in their third week and large numbers...

Occupy Wall St.: This Is Not a Head Scratcher

Jared Bernstein | Posted 12.04.2011 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Given the facts of income distribution in the United States, the trends in real middle class incomes and poverty, the failure of policy to do much to change these trends, the government bailouts of the only class that's benefited from the recovery so far, the absence of clear punishment for the financial and political institutions that helped inflate the debt bubble that continues to squeeze economies across the globe, and the dysfunctionality of the current political system, why is anyone asking what the Occupy Wall Street protests are about? The more interesting question is: what took so long for such protests to show up?

The Psychometer: Last Week In Crazy

Posted 12.03.2011 | Comedy

Humans... we're just so fallible. We're so susceptible to all kinds of ridiculous ideas that seem good on paper. Whether we're talking about the lase...

Jason Cherkis

'It Was Pandemonium': One Eyewitness Account Of The Mass Arrests | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

Joshua Stephens, 33, had joined the protest march and had ended up on the Brooklyn Bridge. He managed to avoid being one of the 500 or so penned in by...

Occupy Wall Street Protesters March Against NYPD

Posted 12.01.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 1,000 demonstrators speaking out against corporate greed and social inequality took their protest to the New York Police De...

Occupy Wall Street: NYPD Arrests Hundreds On Brooklyn Bridge [LATEST UPDATES]

Posted 11.30.2011 | Business

Hundreds of people protesting Wall Street abuses were penned in and arrested by police Saturday, two weeks into an ongoing demonstration that has beco...

Sounding the Alarm on Wall Street: A Movement Emerges

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 11.30.2011 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

NEW YORK -- Americans have become so accustomed to our political and economic aspirations yielding only frustration, that we are rightfully inclined t...

Radiohead Will Not Play Occupy Wall Street Protest Friday (UPDATED)

Posted 11.30.2011 | New York

UPDATE 1:37 pm: It looks like it may be a rumor after all. The Wall Street Journal and The New York Observer have both confirmed that Radiohead is no...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Takes On Pepper-Spraying Cop At Wall Street Protest

Posted 11.30.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart took a break from his "Indecision 2012" coverage Thursday night to focus on a local problem currently grabbing the nation's attention: the...