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Park Police Inspect Occupy Tents At Freedom Plaza Camp

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Park Police officers assembled at Freedom Plaza's Occupy Wall Street-inspired tent city on Sunday, a day after the federal agency l...

Arin Greenwood

A Very Occupy Christmas In D.C.

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.22.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Do protests take a holiday? Not Occupy Washington, D.C. The protest originally known as "Stop the Machine" will be holding a Christma...

Hayley Miller

Jackson Browne Performs Free Show In Freedom Plaza

HuffingtonPost.com | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.05.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Musician and political activist Jackson Browne gave a free performance at Occupy Washington DC in Freedom Plaza on Monday, just four day...

Arin Greenwood

Freedom Plaza's Geodesic Dome Is Still Standing

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.05.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC had its barn, the short-lived wooden structure that was put up and torn down on Sunday in McPherson Square. Occupy Washington,...

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...

D.C. Occupy Group Releases Its Deficit Proposal

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The congressional "Super Committee" may be stalling, but Occupy Washington D.C. -- the protest formerly known as "Stop the Machine" that...

Arin Greenwood

Protesters Occupy 'Super Committee' Hearing In Freedom Plaza

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy Washington DC, the movement formerly known as Stop the Machine that has been camping and protesting in Freedom Plaza since Oct. 6...

Arin Greenwood

Occupy DC: McPherson Square Protesters Can't Camp. Or Can They?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A month into their protest in McPherson Square in downtown D.C., Occupy DC protesters don't know whether the National Park Service think...

Arin Greenwood

San Diego Man Launches New Protest: 'Occupy Pennsylvania Ave.'

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The third planned occupation of the nation's capital, Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue, has an unusually restrictive set of rules. The prot...

D.C. Labor Walking Tour: Great Moments In 99% History (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Chris Garlock, a mobilizer for the AFL-CIO and creator of D.C.'s labor history online map -- will be leading a walking tour of the Distr...

Arin Greenwood

OccupyDC: The McPherson Square Counter-Protest That Wasn't

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There was no sign of a counter-protest scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday at McPherson Square, home to the ever-expanding -- and,...

Arin Greenwood

Challenge To Be Filed On Law Banning Supreme Court Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Over 30 people arrested for protesting the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in 2008 plan to file a petit...

Arin Greenwood

Cornel West, Other D.C. Protesters Released From Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After a day in detention, noted academic Cornel West and a group of protesters arrested at the U.S. Supreme Court on Sunday, have been r...

Cornel West Arrested In Supreme Court Protest

AP | By BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Author, commentator, civil rights activist and Princeton University professor Cornel West has been arrested while protesting on the step...

Arin Greenwood

D.C. Statehood Rally Honors Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.15.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Speaker after speaker invoked the civil rights legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at the D.C. Full Democracy Freedom Rally and March held ...

Tyler Kingkade

D.C. Protests Find Way To Localize Occupy Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As part of their overarching message, Occupy Wall Street offshoots around the nation have pressed issues of social justice and economic ...

Jane Smith

Patch Adams On Obama's Health Care Reform: 'He Sold Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jane Smith | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Just before protesters evacuated Freedom Plaza because of a tornado watch Thursday evening, social activist Patch Adams made a quick sto...

Arin Greenwood

Stop the Machine To Merge With Occupy DC? Not Quite Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON - It's been confusing at times to have the Stop the Machine protests going on in Freedom Plaza, while Occupy DC has been camped out in McPh...

7 'Stop The Machine' Protesters Arrested On Capitol Hill

Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Seven "Stop the Machine" protesters were arrested Thursday morning on Capitol Hill. The protest -- similar to but separate from the ong...

Arin Greenwood

McPherson Square Gets Tents, A Visit From The Police

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

Eleven days since the Occupy DC movement began with a few protesters trying to stay dry under a tree in McPherson Square, there's a lot more to the pr...

Protesters Arrested On Capitol Hill In Hart Senate Office Building

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Several protesters were arrested late Tuesday morning on Capitol Hill, part of the ongoing demonstrations inspired by the Occupy Wall St...

Let's #Occupy to Block the Colombia Trade Deal

Robert Naiman | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives is poised to pass three Wall Street-driven trade deals written by the 1% for the benefit of the 1%, which will further impoverish and disempower the 99%, in the U.S. and abroad.

'Stop The Machine' Protesters Vow To Stay Put In Freedom Plaza (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.10.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Protesters plan to stay in Freedom Plaza past the expiration of the group's permits at 2 p.m. on Monday, according to Kevin Zeese, an or...

Arin Greenwood

Freedom Plaza Protests: U.S. Park Police Offers 4-Month Permit Extension

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.10.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Protesters plan to stay in Freedom Plaza past the expiration of the group's permits at 2 p.m. on Monday, according to Kevin Zeese, an or...

Freedom Plaza Protest Continies Without Permit

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 12.09.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The sanctioned dance party in Freedom Plaza may have ended at 10 p.m. Sunday but the "Stop the Machine" protest and ongoing encampment c...