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Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Why You Must March on Thursday

John R. Talbott | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
John R. Talbott

The Occupy movement needs to grow beyond a campsite mentality to become a true national, or possibly international movement of all the people. A worldwide march on Thursday is the best way to show that this movement is not going to end but only get stronger.

What Occupy Wall Street Has Taught Me

Alec Baldwin | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Alec Baldwin

Occupy Wall Street people understand that not only are more difficult times possibly around the corner, they know that the current government will likely do as it has historically done, which is to protect the rich and powerful at the expense of the long term interests of the middle class.

Opera And #OWS

ARTINFO | Posted 01.15.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The seminal Philip Glass opera, "Satyagraha," illustrates Mahatma Gandhi's early life in South Africa juxtaposed against the plights of fe...

Lila Shapiro

The Raid On Occupy Wall Street: How It Happened And What Comes Next (VIDEO) | Lila Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- On the day of an unexpected 1 a.m. police raid on Zuccotti Park, where New York City cops evicted the protesters, dismantled the two-month...

Zuccotti Ruling In: Protesters No Longer Allowed To Camp In Park

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.15.2012 | New York

By COLLEEN LONG and VERENA DOBNIK - Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has upheld the city's dismantling of the Occupy Wall Stree...

We Are The 99%

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

We, the 99%, have had enough. Our voices will be heard. We have only yet begun with the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Occupy Wall Street: Has Jacobs Ladder Been Dismantled?

Elizabeth Westling | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics
Elizabeth Westling

The OWS movement is a powerful reminder to all Americans that to thwart the democratic aims of our system of governance or allow a tiny minority to quash our financial mobility is to slam the door on the promise of creating a heaven on earth, open to all for the trying.

Occupy Wall Street: What We Must Recognize

Bruce Judson | Posted 01.15.2012 | New York
Bruce Judson

The protesters are, in large part, college graduates with no jobs. We must recognize a critical point: The protesters have no place to go.

Majority Of New Yorkers Say Occupy Wall Street Has A Right To Stay In The Park: Poll

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.15.2011 | Business

When New York mayor Michael Bloomberg had Zuccotti Park cleared of protesters Monday night, he did so against the wishes of most New Yorkers. A pol...

Music Videos Set To The Sights Of Occupy Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.15.2011 | Home

Don't f*ck with my money -- a pretty good tagline for Occupy Wall Street. Penguin Prison seems to think so, too. In their new video for their song,...

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...

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...

Marshall Ganz, Obama's 2008 Organizer-in-Chief, On the Moral Urgency of Occupy Wall Street

Matt Bieber | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics
Matt Bieber

In the early 1960s, Marshall Ganz dropped out of Harvard to join the Civil Rights Movement. He then spent 16 years working with César Chávez. During the 2008 presidential campaign, he architected Barack Obama's organizing effort.

Political Engagement, the 2008 Financial Crisis and the Disillusionment of the American Public

Steven Strauss | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business
Steven Strauss

Both the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street have diagnosed the same problem, but propose radically different solutions. But potentially both groups -- as well as many other Americans -- have surprising agreement on what they don't like.

Pressure For Shutdown Rises After Deaths At Multiple Occupy Wall Street Camps

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 01.12.2012 | Business

OAKLAND, Calif. — Occupy Oakland protesters rallied and marched Saturday even as city officials have increased pressure on them to leave their e...

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.

Saki Knafo

Faces Of Zuccotti Park: The Columbia Professor | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.11.2012 | New York

This is the seventh piece in a series profiling the protestors at Occupy Wall Street. Even before it became clear that the economy was streaking to...

Jay Z To Sell 'Occupy All Streets' T-Shirts

Posted 01.11.2012 | Black Voices

Looking for some Occupy Wall Street swag? Jay-Z has you covered. The millionaire rapper and entrepreneur is launching a line of Occupy Wall Street-the...

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...

GRAPHIC: 'Occupy' Tweets Most Often Focus On Taxing The Rich

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Though Occupy Wall Street-related tweets are coming from a variety of different sources, it appears that a sizable minority are aimed at the same targ...

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.

Lila Shapiro

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