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Is Wall Street the Enemy of the People?

Monika Mitchell | Posted 12.17.2011 | Business
Monika Mitchell

There is something new going on in this millennium, something really exciting. A shift in the way we think from an exclusive sense of "what's in it for me?" to an inclusive sense of "what kind of world are we co-creating?"

Were OccupyDenver Demonstrators "Camping" or "Protesting"? First Amendment Issues Need More Attention

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.17.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Though not ignored by any stretch, the First-Amendment rights of the OccupyDenver protesters need to get more air time. KHOW's Caplis and Silverman aired a great interview with attorney David Lane on this topic yesterday.

Dangerous, Or Democracy? What Politicians Are Saying About Occupy Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

The Occupy Wall Street protests started in mid-September in New York City with a hashtag and few dozen demonstrators camped out near the New York Stoc...

WATCH: A Marriage Proposal To 'Occupy' Your Heart

Posted 12.17.2011 | New York

This week in "Awww" a protester in Zucotti Park asked his girlfriend to marry him and (spoiler alert!) she said yes. Watch below as the man uses "t...

Tyler Kingkade

Both Democrats and Republicans Throw Support Behind Occupy Wall Street: Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new Quinnipiac University poll finds New Yorkers overwhelmingly back the Occupy Wall Street protesters, and even Republicans think the...

Occupying the Hamptons

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Lita Smith-Mines

The protesters gathered in one of the toniest areas of Long Island, within steps of luxury yachts and swanky stores. Among us were babies, great-grandparents, and more than a few raised on Nickelodeon.

The Faces Of Occupy Wall Street

Posted 12.17.2011 | New York

Why do people protest? What do they want? These are some of the questions circling around the Occupy Wall Street movement that started in Zuccotti par...

Occupy Wall Street: HuffPost Bloggers Weigh in

Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2011 | Home
Huffington Post

Here is the very best of HuffPost bloggers sounding off on #occupywallstreet, including Dylan Ratigan, Suze Orman, Al Gore, Stephen Schlesinger and Jim Wallis. What's your take?

Trump: Obama Administration Has Let Protests 'Go A Little Bit Too Far'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

Real estate mogul Donald Trump had harsh words for the Obama administration over the Occupy Wall Street protests, saying the president has let the esc...

From Tahrir To Wall Street: The Role Of Religion In Protest Movements

Nuri Friedlander | Posted 12.17.2011 | Religion
Nuri Friedlander

I had been marching for an hour before I realized that the rhythm and cadence of "We are the 99 percent!" is exactly the same as the chant of Egyptian protesters who brought down Mubarak last January.

NOT GOING ANYWHERE

Posted 12.17.2011 | Denver

The tactics used by the state and city to disperse, discourage or shut down the Occupy Denver movement only seem to be making the protesters more dete...

Occupy Wall Street Movement Reaches One-Month Anniversary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2011 | Business

By VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press NEW YORK -- The month-old Occupy Wall Street movement continues to grow, with nearly $300,000 in the bank and p...

Judt's Prophecy and 'Occupy the Globe'

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 12.17.2011 | World
Yavuz Baydar

Some observers predict that Occupy Wall Street and its global followers may fade. I have a sense that the opposite is true.

WATCH: 2,000 Protesters March Downtown Saturday, 24 Arrested

AP/HuffPost | Posted 12.16.2011 | Denver

By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) -- Police in riot gear had just cleared Wall Street protesters out of their ca...

WATCH: SNL Mocks Bloomberg Over Occupy Wall Street

Posted 12.15.2011 | Comedy

We're not sure if the Occupy Wall Street protesters would consider it a milestone, but when you're the focus of the SNL cold open, it generally means ...

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Swarm Times Square

Posted 12.15.2011 | New York

NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Thousands of anti-Wall Street protesters rallied in New York's Times Square on Saturday, buoyed by a global day of de...

When the Good Samaritan Came to Wall Street

Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou | Posted 12.14.2011 | Black Voices
Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou

A democratic fever is breaking out in United States of America, most notably on Wall Street. And while religious leaders have played a minor role in the Occupy movement, there is something deeply spiritual if not religious taking place.

An Architect's Protest Against the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street

Harris Silver | Posted 12.14.2011 | DC
Harris Silver

We don't have to agree on everything but at least we can agree that government is indispensable in providing the infrastructure that allows us to lead our lives productively.

When OWS Protesters Become Trespassers

Jeff Norman | Posted 12.14.2011 | New York
Jeff Norman

Is fighting economic injustice such a righteous pursuit that it entitles Occupy Wall Street protesters and their disciples to indefinitely control whatever space they invade?

Why the Left Is Often Late to Tea

William F. Schulz | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
William F. Schulz

Occupy Wall Street has tapped into the hope and the energy. Now it needs to channel that enthusiasm into strategies that can change the country.

WATCH: Occupy Wall Street's Celebrates Not Getting Evicted

Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

Thousands of pepole at Occupy Wall Street erupted into cheers early this morning when it was announced Brookefield properties was postponing the clean...

This Is What Compassion Looks Like: A Buddhist View Of Occupy Wall Street

Roshi Joan Halifax | Posted 12.14.2011 | Religion
Roshi Joan Halifax

Thich Nhat Hanh offers this precept: "Do not accumulate wealth whilst millions are hungry. ... Live simply and share time, energy and material resources with those who are in need."

#Occupy Denver EVICTED

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Denver

By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) -- Police in riot gear had just cleared Wall Street protesters out of their ca...

5 Occupy Wall Street Spin-offs You May Have Missed

Lee Brenner | Posted 12.13.2011 | Comedy
Lee Brenner

So many of these protests continue to be overlooked. How many of you saw the coverage of the Occupy Sesame Street march? To keep you one step ahead of the lazy media, here are five under-reported "Occupy ____ Street" protests.

What Is The Clergy's Role In Occupy Wall Street?

Jeremiah Sierra | Posted 12.13.2011 | Religion
Jeremiah Sierra

I don't expect every church to parade a golden calf into the park, nor every clergy member to attend a march. But ultimately, the mainline church should be integral to supporting this change.