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Cole Stangler

Occupy Gives Boost To Quebec Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Cole Stangler | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Quebec's "student spring" continues to blossom, inspired Occupy activists have organized their own demonstrations of support across t...

Occupy DC Is NOT Dead, Only Resting

Jerry Nelson | Posted 04.14.2012 | DC
Jerry Nelson

With the recent eviction of protesters from McPherson Square, it would be extremely easy to say that Occupy DC in the nation's capital is dead. Think again.

Park Police Surround Occupy DC Camp, Search McPherson Square Tents

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Park Police officers, some on horseback and others in riot gear, surrounded the Occupy DC camp in McPherson Square with barricades ...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy DC To Weigh Options After No-Camping Warning

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- On Friday evening, Occupy activists in the nation's capital are scheduled to discuss new warnings from the National Park Service about c...

WATCH: Living Social's 'Capital Cribs: Occupy DC Edition'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- LivingSocial's SocialStudies blog has taken its snark-streaked lens inside McPherson Square's stalwart Occupy DC encampment for a new vi...

Park Service To Enforce Camping Ban For Occupy DC

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 03.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Occupy DC protesters will soon receive civil citations from U.S. Park Police if they continue camping in Washington's McPherson Squ...

Occupy DC's Wooden Structure Dismantled By Park Police

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In an overnight action, U.S. Park Police dismantled a wooden structure Occupy DC protesters had built in McPherson Square, the scene of ...

OccupyDC? Occupy Alcohol

Jerry Nelson | Posted 02.26.2012 | DC
Jerry Nelson

Tank is 6-foot-4 and almost 400 pounds. He's one of the first big guys I've met that matches his street (or nick) name. Ever notice how most big guys ...

We Can't Eat Money

Jerry Nelson | Posted 02.18.2012 | Business
Jerry Nelson

"Life savings wouldn't even pay for a postage stamp," reports The Nightmare German Inflation. The situation in Germany between the world wars was so b...

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...

Occupy DC Arrests At McPherson Square (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Park Police arrested more than 30 people on Sunday after a wooden structure was erected in McPherson Square, the downtown park that...

Arin Greenwood

Occupy Protesters Read Between Lines Of Park Service Memo

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are Occupy protesters in the nation's capital on the brink of eviction? Some say a notice from the National Park Service, which has juri...

Occupy Movement -- Are You the 99% or the 1%?

Jerry Nelson | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home
Jerry Nelson

I think that being in the 1% is more of a state of mind than a state of possessions. So with that said, whom do I see as comprising the 1% if we base it on where someone's head is?

Arin Greenwood

Do The 'Free Franklin' Protesters Have It Right?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.23.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The "Free Franklin" protesters have a distinct goal: to get the Franklin School, a city-owned former men's homeless shelter at 13th and ...

Occupy DC Sexual Assault: Police Remove Man From McPherson Square (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC protesters have confirmed via Twitter that a man accused of sexual assault has been removed from McPherson Square by the polic...

Occupy DC Nearly Finished With Its Declaration

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The blog Crooks and Liars on Friday put up a copy of what was supposedly the finalized version of Occupy DC's long-awaited "Declaration ...

Police Make Arrrests At School Seized By Occupy Protesters

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia police on Saturday evening arrested 11 protesters and planned to charge them with unlawful entry after officer...

Arin Greenwood

Does This Occupy DC Video Show Police Violence?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Does an Occupy DC video that the movement claims shows police violence against protesters actually show police misconduct? Experts think...

Hayley Miller

Occupy Ice Cream: Ben And Jerry's Duo Distribute Free To Occupy DC

HuffingtonPost.com | Hayley Miller | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC demonstrators in McPherson Square received a tasty treat Tuesday afternoon when the co-founders of ice cream giant Ben and Jer...

Koch Brother Walks Through D.C. Protest Crowd Noticed (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After seeing The Huffington Post's recent story about David Koch reportedly walking unnoticed through a crowd of protesters -- who were ...

Occupy DC Protesters Release New Video Of Convention Center Incident

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC has released another video from Friday's controversial protest action at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center which it s...

Occupy Protesters From New York Plan March On D.C.

AP | VERENA DOBNIK and DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

NEW YORK — Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York City went old school on Tuesday as activist musicians David Crosby and Graham Nash deli...

Relations Between Police, OccupyDC Protesters Strained

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC protesters gathered at two intersections near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Monday where including one where f...

Protesters March on Koch-Affiliated Event (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Protesters marched on the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Friday evening where Americans for Prosperity, a conservative organi...

First Issue Of 'The Occupied Washington Post' Is Released

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The premiere issue of The Occupied Washington Post, the "Stop the Machine" occupation's take on Occupy Wall Street's Occupied Wall Stree...