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Major Museums And Organizations Collect Materials Produced By Occupy Movement

AP/The Huffington Post | By CRISTIAN SALAZAR and RANDY HERSCHAFT | Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

By CRISTIAN SALAZAR AND RANDY HERSCHAFT, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Occupy Wall Street may still be working to shake the notion it repre...

Tyler Kingkade

Occupy Wall Street Adjusts To Outside Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- During a recent demonstration in Washington, D.C., several hundred progressives gathered on K Street were protesting the same outrage bu...

Occupy Drama Shakes Up Dem Efforts In Key State

AP | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Eight Occupy Iowa protesters have been arrested at the Iowa Democratic Party headquarters in Des Moines, where they protested meas...

The Way to Occupy a Bank Is to Own One

Ellen Brown | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Ellen Brown

The campaign to "move your money" has gotten a groundswell of support. Having greater impact would be to "move our money" -- move our local government revenues out of Wall Street banks into our own publicly-owned banks.

Occupy Movement Occupies Foreclosures

Jerry Nelson | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Jerry Nelson

The yellowing house on the street in the east side has sat empty for years. Three years ago the predator, formerly known as Countrywide, refused to do...

WATCH: Occupy Sculpture EVICTED!

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

On Monday morning, the last remnant of Occupy Calgary was lifted onto the back bed of a truck and moved to an undisclosed location. The Occupy sculptu...

Occupy Movement : Winning?

Dan Bimrose | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
Dan Bimrose

Much like the Tea Party rallies gave political cover to the right in their war against health care reform, the Occupy movement allowed President Obama to confidently make a speech about income inequality.

Occupy Protesters Vow To Shut Down West Coast Ports Despite Lack Of Support

AP | MARCUS WOHLSEN | Posted 02.07.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. — Occupy Wall Street protesters want to shut down ports up and down the West Coast on Monday in a bid to gum up the engines of g...

Boehner, Other DC Power Players Targeted By 99%

AP | By LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It wasn't the slick suits, pricey heels and sense of purpose of the congressional staffers that Susan Wilkinson saw this week on Capitol...

Police Arrest Protesters Blocking D.C. Streets

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Protesters inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement took to the streets of the nation's capital on Wednesday blocking downtown inters...

Most Occupy New Orleans Protesters Leaving Park Peacefully

AP | By KEVIN McGILL | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business

By Kevin McGilll, ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW ORLEANS -- Scores of police officers marched into an encampment of protesters and homeless people across fro...

What's the Best Outcome for Occupy Wall Street?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

That the Occupiers lack leaders, legislation, and political candidates is irrelevant. What they have on their side is truth and a sense of justice. A society that cannot pay attention to those things is by definition an unjust society.

Think Again: Why Do the Mainstream Media Like the Tea Party More Than Occupy Wall Street?

Eric Alterman | Posted 02.01.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

The Occupy Wall Street movement is far more popular with the public than with the media. Even before its current slide in popularity, the Tea Party was never even remotely as popular as the Occupy Wall Street movement was when it began and remains today.

Tyler Kingkade

UC Davis Pepper Spray Investigated By Group That Works For Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.01.2011 | College

WASHINGTON -- Faculty in the University of California system said this week that the group appointed to lead an investigation into the controversial p...

After Raids Across The Country, Protesters Focus On Smaller Demonstrations

AP | By CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The overnight police raids in Philadelphia and Los Angeles that dismantled two of the nation's biggest Occupy Wall Street encampments leav...

Trymaine Lee

Occupy Detroit Confronts Racial Tension, Struggles To Define Movement's Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 11.30.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- In recent years Grand Circus Park, despite the slow gentrification of downtown Detroit, has been most welcoming to hard-luck natives, laid-...

Poster Campaign Calls Occupy Protests Waste Of Time

AP | Posted 01.30.2012 | World

FRANKFURT, Germany — A Danish satirical group has launched a worldwide poster campaign with a cynical message about the Occupy movements. The p...

STILL OCCUPIED: LA Protesters Defy Eviction Notice

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2012 | Los Angeles

By CHRISTINA HOAG and GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- For now, Wall Street protesters camped out on the Los Angeles City Hall...

WATCH: Iraq Vet Injured In Occupy Oakland Protest Gives First Interview

AP | Posted 01.28.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Marine Corps veteran who was struck in the head during a clash between police and Occupy Oakland protesters says he expects to ...

The University We Are For?

David Theo Goldberg | Posted 01.28.2012 | Education
David Theo Goldberg

It is the combination of spiraling long-term student debt, crimped educational support, and diminished prospects of attractive work opportunities that folks have been protesting. Who can blame them?

Occupy LA Deadline Looms

AP | By ANDREW DALTON | Posted 11.27.2011 | Los Angeles

By ANDREW DALTON, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- With the clock winding down on a midnight deadline to abandon their weeks-old Occupy Los Ange...

Occupy Philly Deadline Passes

AP | KATHY MATHESON and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 01.27.2012 | Business

PHILADELPHIA — A deadline set by the city for Occupy Philadelphia to leave the site where it has camped for some two months passed without scuff...

Giving Thanks -- For the Occupation, For the Intensity, For the Innocence

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

While the Arab Spring showed that people can still accomplish the impossible, our political debate was frozen in corporate cynicism. Now everything has changed. For the U.S., spring came in autumn.

Lila Shapiro

Occupy Wall Street's Librarians Make Demands At Rally

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 11.23.2011 | New York

On Wednesday afternoon, the People's Librarians of Occupy Wall Street gathered together to mourn the volumes lost and destroyed in last week's pre-daw...

The First Amendment Upside Down: Why We Must Occupy Democracy

Robert Reich | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

The First Amendment is being stood on its head. Money speaks, and an unlimited amount of it can now be spent bribing and cajoling politicians. Yet peaceful assembly is viewed as a public nuisance and removed by force.