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Occupy Movement Protests

"Protest Sexy" Sells - and the NY Times Is Buying! (Yes, Occupiers, That's a Good Thing)

Jerry Ashton | Posted 10.17.2014 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Sometimes, ya just gotta do what ya gotta do to get someone's attention. This is the reality in which Occupy activist Marni Halasa lives, and thrives...

Plutonomy and the Precariat

Noam Chomsky | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Noam Chomsky

The Occupy movement has been an extremely exciting development. If the bonds and associations it has established can be sustained through a long, dark period ahead -- because victory won't come quickly -- it could prove a significant moment in American history.

Occupy Wall Street Movement Plans Spring Surprises

Good Morning America | Posted 03.08.2012 | Business

It's shaping up to be a busy spring for Occupy. The movement born last year in a New York City park has come roaring back to life this week after a pe...

Occupy Protesters In Maine May Face Evictions

AP | Posted 12.08.2011 | Business

AUGUSTA, Maine -- Two groups of Occupy demonstrators in Maine have been dealt setbacks, following a trend of Occupy encampments being shut down in oth...

Police Reportedly Went Undercover At Occupy LA Encampment Prior To Raid

AP/The Huffington Post | Associated Press | Posted 12.06.2011 | Los Angeles

The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles police used nearly a dozen undercover detectives to infiltrate the Occupy LA encampment before...

The Trials And Tribulations of Shepard Fairey's OWS Poster

Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts

Shepard Fairey, known for his "Andre The Giant Has A Posse" propaganda and his iconic Obama "HOPE" poster created during the 2008 presidential campaig...

Jason Cherkis

'It Felt Like A War Zone': Recent Oakland Police Violence Recalls 2003 Incident

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.16.2011 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- Nearly three weeks ago, the Oakland Police Department made international headlines when it razed Occupy Oakland's encampment under a hai...

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...

The #Occupy Coloring Book

Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

How are we to comprehend a movement with no single leader, a wide range of demands and 2,464 Occupy "communities" in different cities and towns across...

Car Strikes 3 People Near Occupy DC Protest, Say Authorities

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia police said early Saturday that a driver will not be charged for striking three people taking part in an Occup...

Occupy Oakland Protesters Force Halt To Operations At Busy Port

AP/The Huffington Post | By TERENCE CHEA, LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 01.02.2012 | San Francisco

By TERENCE CHEA, LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS, The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Several thousand Occupy Wall Street demonstrators gather...

Occupy Movement Accepts Modest Help From The Left

AP | By DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business

By DAVID B. CARUSO, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- With its noisy drum circle, meandering parades of bandanna-clad youth and disdain for cen...

Tennessee Officials Agree To Stop Arresting Occupy Nashville Protesters

AP/The Huffington Post | By TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

By TRAVIS LOLLER, The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee officials agreed Monday to stop enforcing a new curfew used to dislodge O...

Plutocratic Government Tries to Beat Down #Occupy

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics
Dave Johnson

Let's look at how the Occupiers and protests would be treated if we were a functioning democracy -- a government of, by and for We, the People -- instead of a dysfunctional plutocracy serving the biggest corporations and the billionaires behind them.

Why Occupy Wall Street Scares the Shit Out of the Political Establishment and the MSM, and Why the Movement Shouldn't Conform to Either

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Peter Smirniotopoulos

Occupy Wall Street and the nationwide and global Occupy movement it has spawned should continue to be what it is: A messy yet remarkably effective example of what real democracy looks like.

It's All Greek To Me

Jim Worth | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

The problems in Greece and southern European countries are microcosms of a problem throughout the world; financial destruction caused by a greedy, protected, unregulated banking system.

WATCH: The Art Of Occupy LA: Saber's Protest Flag

Posted 12.14.2011 | Arts

After his recent push to end the mural moratorium in LA, a new time lapse video documenting street artist Saber's Occupy LA artwork has been released....