Occupy Wall Street
Occupy Miami, Police Poised for Sunset Standoff After County Orders Eviction
January 31 2012 5:41 PM
Occupy Miami protesters have been told they will be arrested for trespassing if they do not vacate their encampment by sunset.
Occupy Oakland Protests: Why They Keep Turning Violent
January 30 2012 12:26 PM
An Occupy Oakland protest once again spiraled into mass arrests and property destruction on Saturday, underscoring the city's reputation for hosting some of the most tumultuous and occasionally violent demonstrations of the Occupy movement. That volatility reflects both the tactics used by Occupy Oakland and the Oakland Police Department's tendency to resort to heavy handed enforcement.
Hundreds Arrested, Four Injured at Occupy Oakland Protest
January 29 2012 4:00 AM
Riot police fought running clashes with Occupy Oakland protesters on Saturday, arresting more than 200 people and firing tear gas in scuffles that injured three officers and at least one demonstrator in the California city.
Occupy the Courts: Activists to Protest Corporate Personhood at Nationwide Events
January 19 2012 6:58 AM
Groups in 110 U.S. cities and counting will protest Federal courthouses, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, on a day of action marking the second anniversary of the Citizens United v. FCC decision.
Occupy DC Protesters Gather at Capitol as House Returns
January 17 2012 12:22 PM
Long after leaving the confines of Zuccotti Park, the Occupy Wall Street movement hopes to re-emerge in force on Tuesday in Washington D.C. as the U.S. House of Representatives reconvenes.
Americans Say Rich, Poor in Conflict: Pew Survey
January 12 2012 10:20 AM
Americans believe that there is more conflict between rich and poor than between immigrants and the native-born or between blacks and whites, according to a Pew Research Center opinion survey.
Dozens Arrested in New Year's Eve Bid to Reclaim Occupy Wall Street Site
January 01 2012 6:57 PM
The new year began with renewed conflict at New York's Zuccotti Park as dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested after they tore down the barricades that have surrounded the site since their encampment was dismantled in November.
2011 Year in Review: Top 5 Topics in U.S. Politics
December 23 2011 3:00 PM
The year began with a shooting in Tucson, Ariz., that left six people dead and 14, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, injured, and it ended with the last troops coming home from Iraq. It began with Congress deadlocked over spending and taxes and ended with Congress, well, deadlocked over spending and taxes.
2011 In Review: Occupy Wall Street Timeline
December 22 2011 8:55 AM
Occupy Wall Street registers as one of the biggest surprises of 2011. Despite constant criticisms that it lacked a concrete set of goals or demands, Occupy Wall Street's broad critique of economic injustice resonated with a country still grappling with the fallout from the financial crisis. A timeline of the movement.
Occupy D.C. Rolls Out Human Red Carpet at U.S. Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party [VIDEO]
December 09 2011 12:13 PM
Occupy Demonstrators chanted You walk on our rights, now walk on us while encouraging business and political leaders to tread over demonstrators lying underneath a red carpet labeled 99 Percent.
Occupy Wall Street Turns to Foreclosure, Eviction Defense
December 08 2011 1:09 PM
As the country continues to grapple with the devastating aftermath of the housing market's collapse, acts of civil disobedience centering on foreclosures and evictions represent a powerful tactic for the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Unemployed Protesters Invade Washington, D.C. to 'Take Back the Capitol'
December 07 2011 12:29 PM
Demonstrators from across the nation descended on Capitol Hill on Monday as part of a four-day effort to meet with congressional leaders to highlight the plight of U.S. unemployment.
Occupy Wall Street: After Zuccotti Park Occupation, Protesters Seek Shelter
December 06 2011 9:55 AM
As Occupy Wall Street transitions away from the Lower Manhattan encampment that was formerly its beating heart, organizers face the task of finding somewhere for the park's former inhabitants to stay. For now, several churches have been allowing Occupiers to spend the night. But that is widely viewed as a temporary solution.
Occupy Homes: Protesters Target Foreclosures on Dec. 6 'Day of Action'
December 05 2011 8:26 PM
Occupy Homes, an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street, will protest in foreclosed and vacant properties in around 25 U.S. cities on Tuesday's Day of Action, promoting what organizers call the basic human right of housing.
Police Raid Occupy Boston Camp to Remove Kitchen Sink
December 02 2011 3:49 PM
Police stormed the Occupy Boston camp on Thursday night to remove a new kitchen sink only hours after a judge extended a restraining order preventing police from evicting the protesters or seizing their possessions.
Still Struggling with Head Injury, Scott Olsen Sends Message of Peace to Police, Occupy Protesters
December 02 2011 1:01 PM
Scott Olsen, the U.S. Marine Corps veteran who made national headlines in October after he received a brutal head injury during a violent clash between police and Occupy Oakland protesters, spoke to media outlets about the injury for the first time this week.
Congress and Occupy Wall Street: New Heights of Wealth and Wall Street Ties
December 02 2011 5:15 AM
Looking for the richest 1 percent? There's a gaggle roaming the Capitol Hill Rotunda. For all the focus on Wall Street's ills and the growing income disparity in America, a prominent target has been overlooked: Congress. Many lawmakers have enjoyed handsome levels of fiscal success.
Occupy Boston May be Next to Face Eviction
November 30 2011 3:27 PM
The city of Boston filed a pleading arguing Occupy Boston protesters do not have the right to live on public property the morning after demonstrators in Los Angeles and Philadelphia were evicted from their camps.
Occupy LA Protesters Intend to Stay Despite Mayor’s Fast-Approaching Deadline
November 27 2011 3:06 AM
Occupy Los Angeles activists said Saturday they intend to continue inhabiting their protest site on the grounds of City Hall despite a fast-approaching deadline for their eviction set by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Occupy Tokyo Grows out of OWS into Unique Mass Movement
November 23 2011 11:14 PM
Occupy Tokyo is one of East Asia's most significant outgrowths of the Occupy Wall Street movement that has swept the world over the past two months, but most media sources have ignored it. Growing out of outrage over the Japanese government's handling of severe damage to the Fukushima nuclear plant in March, it has become a major force in the East Asian nation.