WorldViews: Occupy


Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 03/19/2012

Occupy protesters kicking up for spring

On the six-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, protesters once again filled Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park. But will they be able to accomplish anything?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:07 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Zuccotti Park

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 03/01/2012

UC Santa Cruz shut down by students protesting budget cuts

The protests were part of a nationwide “Occupy Education” action against budget cuts in higher education.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  05:14 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, UC Santa Cruz, Occupy

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Occupy Well Street: Anti-fracking groups meet Occupiers

Anti-fracking groups meet Occupiers.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Well Street, Occupy protests, fracking

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 02/28/2012

St. Paul’s Cathedral denies that it colluded in Occupy London eviction

St. Paul’s Cathedral officials deny that they colluded in the eviction of protesters.

By Karla Adam  |  10:25 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, U.K., Occupy London, St. Paul's Cathedral

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Occupy London set to be evicted

The protesters’ eviction appeal was dismissed earlier this week, meaning they could be ousted at any time.

By Karla Adam  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, U.K., London, Occupy

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Occupy is back? Movement gets a TV show, issues concrete demands, begins new protests

A TV show, letter of concrete demands, and new protests suggest the movement may be gaining steam once again.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:43 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, protests

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Josh Powell’s sons’ funeral protest cancelled by Westboro Church in exchange for air time

Westboro Church cancels Powell funeral protest in exchange for segment on Catholic talk radio show.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:58 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Westboro Church, Occupy, Josh Powell

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Foreclosed houses in U.S. squatted, occupied and sold on the cheap

Millions of American have seen their homes foreclosed since the financial crisis began.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:23 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, foreclosure, Occupy Our HOmes

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 01/31/2012

The Occupy conundrum: Evicted, scattered, but still one?

Is the Occupation over?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  05:01 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy DC, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Oakland, McPherson Square, Zuccotti Park, Adbusters, occupation

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 01/30/2012

Occupy protests gear up after violent weekend

Hundreds were arrested at protests in Oakland Saturday.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:23 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Oakland, Occupy DC, police

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 01/17/2012

Occupy Wall Street could go broke within a month

The Occupy movement is running out of money.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:26 PM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, donations

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 01/11/2012

Occupy Wall Street reclaims Zuccotti Park

Police removed barricades to the park Tuesday night.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:47 AM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Zuccotti Park, NYCLU

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Occupy New Hampshire stages die-in

Protesters participating in “Occupy New Hampshire Primaries” are staging a “die-in” outside President Obama’s New Hampshire headquarters.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:43 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy New Hampshire, die-in

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 12/29/2011

Occupy London protester detained at airport after distributing anarchist leaflets

An Occupy protester was detained Christmas Eve at the airport because he was distributing leaflets. He missed his flight.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:45 AM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy London, Ryanair, Crimethinc

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Occupy D.C.’s newest hunger striker: Congressman Keith Ellison

A week after three Occupy D.C. protesters began a hunger strike for District of Columbia voting rights in Congress, Rep. Keith Ellison has joined their ranks.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:18 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy DC, hunger strikes, DC representation

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Occupy Cabinet: Egyptian security clash with food-poisoned protesters

Egyptian forces stormed a sit-in early Friday outside the Cabinet building in Cairo

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:48 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Egypt, Occupy Cabinet, protests

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Occupy Wall Street is bad PR for police (videos)

The Occupy protests have been nothing but bad PR for police, as two new videos show.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:36 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, NYPD

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Occupy protesters ‘squidding’ Goldman Sachs

Occupy Wall Street protesters marched on the investment bank Monday morning holding giant squids.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:22 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Goldman Sachs, Matt Taibbi

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Occupy protesters try to stop foreclosures; man bulldozed home to avoid the same fate

As Occupy protesters “occupy” foreclosed homes, a man in Moscow, Ohio has bulldozed a home in danger of foreclosure.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:25 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, foreclosure

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 12/08/2011

As Occupy faces setbacks around the country, focus shifts to D.C.

The Occupy movement in D.C. had what protesters considered a successful day of action Wednesday even as others around the country faced setbacks.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:56 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy D.C., K Street action, Occupy Congress

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Occupy Melbourne tent people spread; police forcibly remove woman’s ‘tent clothes’

In Melbourne, Australia, Occupy protesters came up with one possible way to slow down police action: Wear the tents instead of camp in them.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:16 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Melbourne, Tent Monsters

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Occupy Oakland plans West Coast port shutdown, but port workers don’t support it

A month after Occupy Oakland protesters angered port workers by shutting down the city port during a city-wide strike, protesters are calling for a larger West Coast port shutdown.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:36 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Oakland, West Coast port shutdown

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Occupy protesters plan new march to Atlanta from D.C.

Occupy protesters who marched from New York to Washington plan to hit the road again, planning to travel 700 miles to Atlanta.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  05:37 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy march, Occupy DC

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 11/30/2011

At Occupy L.A. eviction, police restrict media coverage

A number of reporters are calling LAPD’s decision to only allow select media at their raid on Occupy Los Angeles early today a restriction of free press.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:41 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy LA: media, LAPD, UCLA

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Occupy Philadelphia, Los Angeles protesters ignore threat of eviction; DC could be next

Two weeks after Zuccotti Park, the spiritual home of the Occupy movement, was raided by NY police, protesters in several cities are staying put despite eviction threats.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:19 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, evictions, Occupy DC, Occupy Philadelphia, Occupy LA

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Scott Olsen talks Occupy Oakland injury for the first time (Video)

The Iraq War veteran injured at the Occupy Oakland protests discusses his injuries.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:16 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Oakland, Occupy Wall Street, Scott Olsen

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Wal-Mart invaded by Occupy protesters on Black Friday (Video)

Rather than hearing about a special in aisle 5, Wal-Mart shoppers heard an Occupy Wall Street message from a flash mob.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Walmart, Black Friday, Occupy San Diego

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Occupy L.A.: Despite deadline to evacuate, protesters remain

Despite deadline to evacuate, protesters remain at the Occupy Los Angeles camp.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:04 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy LA, Occupy Los Angeles, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/23/2011

OWS: 79 percent of books in ‘People’s Library’ reportedly missing, wrecked

Occupy Wall Street held a news conference on the library destroyed in last Tuesday’s raid, and reports that 79 percent of books were missing or wrecked.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, People's Library, books

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Tear gas released in Egypt, South Korea

Tear gas, a chemical weapon that stimulates nerves in the eyes to cause tears and pain, was used in Egypt and South Korea this week.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:48 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, tear gas, Egypt, South Korea, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Anonymous targets pepper-spraying UC Davis cop

The Internet hacking group Anonymous has launched its latest attack on the UC Davis police officer.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  05:52 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Anonymous, UC Davis, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 11/22/2011

UC Davis incident inspires Amazon customers to use review site as vehicle for protest

In the wake of Friday’s incident at UC Davis, an outcry is being heard in an unlikely place — on Amazon.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:49 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, UC Davis, Amazon, pepper spray

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 11/22/2011

UC Davis English Department calls for chancellor’s resignation

Just days after a pepper spraying incident during a police crackdown on Occupy protesters at UC Davis, protesters have set up a new encampment at the school.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:02 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, UC Davis

Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Occupy march from Zuccotti Park to D.C.: My trip with the protesters

The Occupy Wall Street protesters who decided to march from Zuccotti Park to the White House will complete their trek Tuesday.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  07:06 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy the Highway

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 11/21/2011

UC Davis chancellor apologizes, does not resign

Linda Katehi’s short message is apologetic but met with jeers after the pepper-spraying of passive students by police.

By Melissa Bell  |  06:19 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy UC Davis, Occupy Wall Street, Linda Katehi

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Supercommittee failure one reason Occupy protesters are marching

The supercommittee failure is being blamed on the Bush tax cuts, the original focus of the Occupy Wall Street march from New York to D.C.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, supercommittee, Bush tax cuts, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy the Highway

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 11/21/2011

UC Davis prepares for protest after pepper spray incident

A large rally has been planned for Monday afternoon to protest the Davis police use of pepper spray.

By Melissa Bell  |  08:38 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy UC Davis

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Shepard Fairey asks Obama to support Occupy

Creator of iconic Obama poster also warns fans not to give up on the president yet.

By Melissa Bell  |  06:24 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Shepard Fairey, Occupy Wall Street, Barack Obama

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Occupy Wall Street? Or Occupy Black Friday?

Will the protest movement protest the great shopping holiday of Black Friday?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:21 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Naitonal, Black Friday, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Occupy Wall Street: A bloody man

Brandon was the youngest Occupy protester on a march to D.C. Now, he’s been injured during a conflict with New York police.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:16 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy violence

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Dorli Rainey, 84, the new face of the Occupy protests

An 84-year-old activist, Dorli Rainey talks about her unexpected involvement in the Occupy protests.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:16 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Seattle, Dorli Rainey

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Occupy New York Stock Exchange, Key Bridge

Occupy Wall Street protesters parade down Wall Street; D.C. protesters prepared to block the Key Bridge

By Melissa Bell and Elizabeth Flock  |  08:04 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy DC, Key Bridge, New York Stock Exchange

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Salman Rushdie on Bloomberg’s book problem

What happened to the books at Zuccotti Park?

By Melissa Bell  |  02:45 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Wall Street Library

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Occupy Wall Street: A spiritual undertaking?

How much of a role does religion play in the Occupy movement?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, spirituality

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Occupy Wall Street cops: It's not all police brutality

The police may be getting a bad rap in the Occupy Wall Street protests

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:43 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy the Highway, police brutality

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Zuccotti Park’s fight over first amendment rights: is a tent protected speech?

When is a tent a tent and when is a tent protected speech under the First Amendment?

By Melissa Bell  |  03:32 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Zuccotti Park, First Amendment Rights

Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Zuccotti Park evicted: Protesters lose right to stay in park with tents

The encampment at Zuccotti Park in New York was torn down by police early on Tuesday morning

By Melissa Bell and Elizabeth Flock  |  07:23 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Zuccotti Park

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Occupy Wall Street over? Not so fast, marchers say.

Occupy protesters on the march from New York to Washington are not worried about police evictions or other media reports about Occupy.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:58 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy the Highway

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Occupy Oakland eviction: ‘They’ll come and kick us out, we’ll move back in’ (Video)

City officials push out Occupy encampments.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:17 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Oakland, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Scott Olsen, injured Occupy Oakland protester: ‘We’ll see you in our streets’

Scott Olsen, the Iraq war veteran, posts a message on Google+ about his recovery from his Occupy Oakland injury.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:16 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Scott Olsen, Occupy Oakland

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Occupy the Highway: Follow the march from New York to Washington

For the next week, protesters will continue their march from New York to Washington in an attempt to raise awareness about the anti-corporate protest.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  06:23 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy the Highway

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 11/12/2011

Occupy the Highway protesters get cold welcome in New Jersey

Footsore protesters get a cold welcome in Princeton, N.J.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:18 PM ET, 11/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy the Highway, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 11/12/2011

Occupy the Highway: The immense pain of walking from New York to Washington

The immense pain of walking from New York to Washington.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:27 PM ET, 11/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy the Highway, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Occupy the Highway: Why they’re here

They all started at Zuccotti Park, where Occupy Wall Street was born and spread, but they are all on this march from New York to Washington for very different reasons.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:22 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy the HIghway

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Occupy Burlington and Oakland: fears and sorrow after two shootings (Video)

On opposite sides of the country Thursday, shooting deaths occurred at or near Occupy protest encampments.

By Melissa Bell  |  08:40 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Burlington, Occupy Oakland

Posted at 01:27 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Occupy the Highway: How to reinvigorate a protest

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:27 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy, Occupy the Highway

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Occupy San Diego sues police; Occupy Berekley battles police

Occupy San Diego and Occupy Berkely have run-in with the cops

By Melissa Bell  |  03:41 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy San Diego, Occupy Berekly

Posted at 11:15 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Occupy the Highway: We’ll be along for the ride

As protesters march from New York to Washington, we’ll be there, too.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:15 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy the Highway

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Occupy Oakland riot cat photo gets an answer

The Post has found a rebuttal for all the criticism that came in over our Oakland riot cat photo.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:01 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Oakland riot cat

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Occupy China on the horizon?

China has moved to squelch any Occupy protests, but could it be on the brink of its own major movement?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:59 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Occupy China, Occupy Wall Street, Bo Xilai

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 11/07/2011

‘Occupy Obama’ campaign, Keystone Pipeline protests greet president a year before election day

Exactly one year before 2012 election day, President Obama was barraged by both sides of the political spectrum.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:31 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, 2012 election, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Obama, Keystone pipeline

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Mercedes Benz plows through Occupy Oakland protesters (Video)

A video shows a car reportedly running over two protesters

By Melissa Bell  |  05:48 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Oakland, Occupy Wall Street, Mercedes Benz

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Occupy Oakland general strike hijacked by vandals, criminals

A small group of vandals at Occupy Oakland “hijacked” the peaceful general strike early today by breaking windows and setting fires.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:06 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Oakland, Occupy Wall Street, vandalism

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Occupy Oakland protesters close port, clash with police (Photos. Video)

The Occupy Oakland protest moved to the port, shutting down businesses around Oakland.

By Melissa Bell and Elizabeth Flock  |  09:33 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Oakland, Occupy Oakland Strike

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Occupy Oakland Strike (Photograph)

A view from above the Occupy Oakland march

By Melissa Bell  |  07:18 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Oakland, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 11/02/2011

The Washington Post, occupied

Tuesday, Occupy DC protesters at Freedom Plaza published their own official newspaper — the Occupied Washington Post.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:31 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupied Washington Post

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Occupy Oakland strike; city’s police confused over which side of the picket line to stand

Occupy Oakland’s planned city-wide strike marks the first time in the protests a critical mass of the labor force would not go to work.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:47 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Oakland, Mayor Jean Quan

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Occupy Brooklyn holds march against NYPD’s ‘stop and frisk’

The Brooklyn offshoot of Occupy New York began a march Tuesday against the New York Police Department’s policy to “stop and frisk.”

By Elizabeth Flock  |  06:48 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy New York, NYPD, stop and frisk

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Occupy London: St. Paul's Cathedral halts legal action against protesters

Following a string of resignations by clergy over its handling of the situation, London's landmark St. Paul's Cathedral will suspend legal action against the protesters.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:51 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy London, St. Paul's Cathedral

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Occupy Wall Street to visit G-20, push for Robin Hood Tax

When heads of government meet in Cannes for the G-20 summit, Occupy Wall Street protesters will be there, too, to push for a Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Occupy Wall Street, G-20

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Occupy Nashville: federal judge halts arrests after reporter Jonathan Meador records his own (Video)

A Nashville reporter films his own arrest at an Occupy Wall Street event

By Melissa Bell  |  02:37 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Jonathan Meador, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Nashville

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 10/28/2011

Mayor Jean Quan’s ‘Oakland dream turned nightmare’

Mayor Jean Quan stood up for police who violently clashed with Occupy Oakland protesters. Now her spokeswoman says the situation is ‘evolving.’

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:49 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Jean Quan, Occupy Oakland, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 10/28/2011

Peter Schiff, other members of the ‘1%,’ confront Occupy Wall Street

Investment guru and radio host Peter Schiff went down to Zuccotti Park in New York to talk with the protesters.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:26 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Peter Schiff, Sean Parker

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Occupy San Francisco police raid called off

San Francisco police who said they would evict protesters from a plaza this morning for cleaning never followed through.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:34 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy San Francisco, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Iraq veteran Scott Olsen now in ‘fair’ condition

After police deployed what many say was excessive force Tuesday night against Occupy Oakland protesters, one man has emerged as the face of it all: Scott Olsen.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:41 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Oakland, Scott Olsen, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Occupy Oakland: Did police use flashbangs and rubber bullets on protesters?

Following the violent clashes that broke out between police and Occupy Oakland protesters last night, many have started to take a closer look at the force used.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:52 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Oakland, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 10/26/2011

Denver weather turns wintry; Occupy protesters say they fear they will die

Monday’s record 80-degree temperatures in Denver were replaced Tuesday night by wet and heavy snow.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:40 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, weather, Occupy Denver

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 10/26/2011

Occupy Oakland clash: Tweets, videos and photos from the scene

Police and protesters clash throughout the night in Oakland

By Melissa Bell  |  08:45 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Oakland, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 10/24/2011

‘We are the 99 percent’ founder talks anarchy, a new style of protests and narwhals

The founder of the ‘We are the 99 percent’ Tumblr blog discusses his role in the protests.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:46 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, We Are the 99 Percent, 99 Percent, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 10/19/2011

Real World: Zuccotti Park

A casting call has gone out from the producers of “Real World” for Occupy Wall Street members,

By Melissa Bell  |  11:39 AM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Real World, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Rush Limbaugh defends violent Lord’s Resistance Army; survivor responds

On his radio show Friday, Rush Limbaugh defended the Lord’s Resistance Army. A survivor has a response for the conservative host.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:57 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Rush Limbaugh, Africa, Lord's Resistance Army, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Lemony Snicket, MTV help explain Occupy Wall Street to kids

Lemony Snicket, MTV and parents are helping kids understand what Occupy Wall Street means.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:18 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Lemony Snicket

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Occupy Writers: Lemony Snicket on the protests; Salman Rushdie visits OWS

Salman Rushdie visits OWS; other authors write in their support.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:15 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Writers, Salman Rushdie, Francis Prose

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Cornel West arrested after Martin Luther King memorial dedication (video)

West was arrested after the memorial dedication Sunday while protesting corporate influence on government on the Supreme Court steps.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:28 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy DC, Cornel West, Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Occupy Wall Street movement, one month old, has spread to hundreds of cities (maps, video)

The protests of Occupy Wall Street have spread around the world

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:33 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Together

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Meet Rick, the Occupy Wall Street ‘hipster cop’

Meet Rick, the NYPD hipster cop.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:13 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, NYPD, hipsters

Posted at 07:27 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Zuccotti Park cleaning canceled; violence breaks out

A scheduled cleaning of Zuccotti Park, basecamp for Occupy Wall Street protesters, has been postponed, Mayor Bloomberg says.

By Melissa Bell  |  07:27 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Zuccotti Park, Michael Bloomberg

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Occupy Wall Street protests get support of the one percent

In a new Tumblr blog called “We are the 1 percent, we stand with the 99 percent,” rich Americans say they stand in solidarity with the protesters on Wall Street.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:35 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, the one percent

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Occupy Wall Street: An interview with Kalle Lasn, the man behind it all

The editor and founder of Adbusters was the man who started it all.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  05:41 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Adbusters, Kalle Lasn

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 10/11/2011

‘We are the 99 percent’ and the ‘53 percent’ and the ‘9 percent’ and the...

In true American fashion, other groups have sprung up online by people who don’t think the number 99 percent represents them.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:22 PM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, We are the 99 percent, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Occupy Boston: Veterans clash with police, scores arrested

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:44 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Boston, Veterans for Peace

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 10/10/2011

Occupy Wall Street: leaderless for how long?

Since the Occupy Wall Street movement began, protesters have prided themselves on not having a leader. But how long can that last?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:45 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Slavoj Zizek, John Lewis, Alan Grayson

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Occupy Wall Street protests: What do the one percent think?

The bankers on Wall Street have new neighbors. Are they engaging with the Occupy Wall Street, or ignoring them?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:08 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, We are the 99 percent

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 10/06/2011

We are the 99 percent and Occupy Wall Street grow larger nationwide

As hundreds of Americans contribute to the Tumblr blog We Are The 99 Percent, thousands of protesters are taking to the streets nationwide.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:32 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Together, We are the 99 percent

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 10/06/2011

Occupy Wall Street protesters beaten, maced by police (videos)

NYPD officers reportedly swung batons and fired mace at protesters Thursday night.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:44 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, NYPD

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Occupy Wall Street protests grow in size and credibility (photos, video, live updates)

Unions and students have now joined the protesters on Wall Street in what may turn into the biggest day of protests yet.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:20 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, We are the 99 percent, unions

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 10/05/2011

Van Jones suggests liberals imitate the tea party

Former White House green jobs adviser and author Van Jones thinks liberals need to make their own tea party. Or at least steal their tactics.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:08 AM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Van Jones, tea party, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Wall Street protesters to target NYPD cops Friday (photos)

Anger toward NYPD has risen since some 80 people participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement were arrested.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:52 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, protests, NYPD

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 09/28/2011

Occupy Wall Street: NYPD to look into officer’s use of pepper spray on protestors

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the Internal Affairs Bureau will “look at” the incident during the Wall Street protests.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:02 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Occupy Wall Street protests: The women who were maced, the policeman who maced them (video)

The Wall Street protesters who got maced over the weekend speak out. And details are learned about one of the policemen who maced them.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:18 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, protests, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 09/26/2011

‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests may grow Monday after weekend arrests (video)

The Wall Street protesters appear to be reinvigorated by arrests that took place over the weekend.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:26 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, protests, Occupy Wall Street, multimedia