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Civil Activists Ask DA To Drop Charges For OWS Protesters Arrested On Brooklyn Bridgevideo

Civil Activists Ask DA To Drop Charges For OWS Protesters Arrested On Brooklyn Bridge

(Peter Harris / Occupy Wall Street) On October 1st, when Occupy Wall Street was still in its infancy, more than 700 protesters were arrested after OWS marched onto the Brooklyn Bridge. Protesters claimed that police lured...

Bloomberg And Brookfield Playing Hot Potato Over Zuccotti Park

Bloomberg And Brookfield Playing Hot Potato Over Zuccotti Park

scoboco's flickr Next week will mark the second full month that Occupy Wall Street protesters have been encamped in Zuccotti Park. And ever since an aborted attempt to clean the park in early October, there hasn't...

Autonomous Occupy Wall Street Faces New Danger:

Autonomous Occupy Wall Street Faces New Danger: "Zuccotti Lung"

...occupied with germs??? (scoboco's flickr) Occupy Wall Street released a "statement of autonomy" yesterday (see the full text below) in which they clarify that OWS has no true political or organizational ties: "It is party-less, leaderless,...

Four Arrested, One EMT Injured In Separate Incidents At Occupy Wall Street

Four Arrested, One EMT Injured In Separate Incidents At Occupy Wall Street

S T Chan's flickr Police say that four people have been arrested—and one charged with assault—over the last 24 hours at Zuccotti Park because of different incidents among Occupy Wall Street protesters and hangers-on. Joshua Ehrenberg,...

Occupy Wall Street Gets Their Generators Back, But FDNY Still Say They Aren't Permitted

Occupy Wall Street Gets Their Generators Back, But FDNY Still Say They Aren't Permitted

Police and FDNY removing a generator from Aly's Food Truck last week (scoboco's flickr) Only two weeks since the FDNY and NYPD seized generators and biofuels from Occupy Wall Street protesters—citing a fire hazard—the generators have...

OWS Comfort Station Pulls Out Of Condom Distribution

OWS Comfort Station Pulls Out Of Condom Distribution

(James Thilman/Gothamist) The Comfort Station has become an integral part of life for those living at Zuccotti Park, distributing clothing, blankets, tampons, shaving needs, and body wash to overnight occupiers. However, one item you'll have trouble...

One Protester Getting College Credit For Occupying Wall Street

One Protester Getting College Credit For Occupying Wall Street

guneyc's flickr The NY Post continued their hit job on Occupy Wall Street today with a first-person piece from an undercover reporter embedded among the unwashed masses in Shurja Zuccotti Park. Their reporter spent the night...

Occupy Wall Street Erects Women-Only Tent After Reports Of Sexual Assaults

Occupy Wall Street Erects Women-Only Tent After Reports Of Sexual Assaults

A sign outside the tent, via CBS In the wake of an alleged rape and a sexual assault in Zuccotti Park that resulted in the arrest of an Occupy Wall Street protester earlier this week, the...

Occupy Wall Street's New Domain: Occupywallstreet.net

Occupy Wall Street's New Domain: Occupywallstreet.net

via OWS Financial Release The leaderless Occupy Wall Street protests have just gotten a little more orderly with a new online domain to call home: occupywallstreet.net. OWS member Jake DeGroot finalized the deal to purchase the...

New Yorkers <em>Get</em> Occupy Wall Street...Which May Soon Be Known As Occupy Wall Street Inc.

New Yorkers Get Occupy Wall Street...Which May Soon Be Known As Occupy Wall Street Inc.

scoboco's flickr Another week, another poll which suggests that a majority of New Yorkers agree with schoolchildren, tourists and Al Gore in supporting Occupy Wall Street—and even those who don't support it are understanding OWS's message....

Video: Jon Stewart Asks "What The [Bleep] Happened In Oakland?"

Video: Jon Stewart Asks video

Godzilla would warrant such a strong police response Last night, Occupy Wall Street protesters marched in solidarity with protesters injured at Occupy Oakland this week. And while things were calm for the most part here, people...

Fox News Alleges ACORN-Led Occupy Wall Street Conspiracy

Fox News Alleges ACORN-Led Occupy Wall Street Conspiracy

(Christopher Robbins / Gothamist) Just how "leaderless" is Occupy Wall Street? According to Fox News, the thousands of Communists, anarchists, eco-feminists, malingerers, and professional protesters taking part in OWS are actually being guided by a reconstructed...

Love Connection Born Out Of Pepper Spray At Occupy Wall Street

Love Connection Born Out Of Pepper Spray At Occupy Wall Street

Protester Kaylee Dedrick, who was pepper-sprayed by Tony Balogna but may have found true love amongst the tents (Jim Kiernan's flickr) We've heard all about how Occupy Wall Street protesters are having loud sex among the...

Photos: Protesters Chant "NYPD KKK" At Anti Stop-And-Frisk March In Lower Manhattan

Photos: Protesters Chant gallery

A day after Cornel West and 31 others were arrested in Harlem at a civil disobedience rally, around 500 protesters gathered in lower Manhattan to march against the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk policy. Many Occupy Wall Street...

Cocaine-Peddling Troublemaker Arrested At Occupy Wall Street

Cocaine-Peddling Troublemaker Arrested At Occupy Wall Street

In this stock photo, a young man contemplates a snow job Shutterstock/newphotoservice We already knew that theNYPD was watching out for cokeheads around Zuccotti Park ever since Occupy Wall Street took up residency there. But last...

Finances Causing Strife At Occupy Wall Street As Drummers Threaten To Splinter Off

Finances Causing Strife At Occupy Wall Street As Drummers Threaten To Splinter Off

jim kiernan's flickr Occupy Wall Street, which is now entering its fifth week at Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan, may be facing a far greater problem than Mayor Bloomberg, pepper spray, or Champagne toasts: internal haggling...

Video: 32 Protesters Purposefully Arrested In Anti Stop-And-Frisk Demonstration

Video: 32 Protesters Purposefully Arrested In Anti Stop-And-Frisk Demonstrationvideo

Noel Mesfin Thirty-two demonstrators, including Princeton professor Cornel West, were purposefully arrested yesterday in Harlem at an Occupy Wall Street-related protest against the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk policy. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the 28th Precinct at...

Tonight: Late Night Occupy Wall Street March With Pete Seeger

Tonight: Late Night Occupy Wall Street March With Pete Seeger

Photograph by Atomische • Tom Giebel on Flickr Tonight, Occupy Wall Street protesters are heading to the Upper West Side for Occupy Columbus Circle! At 10:30 p.m., they are meeting outside at Broadway and 95th Street...

Occupy Hershey's Chocolate In Times Square This Weekend

Occupy Hershey's Chocolate In Times Square This Weekend

Okay, so it's not technically affiliated with Occupy Wall Street, but righteous candy lovers will be invading the Times Square Hershey's Store tomorrow afternoon to protest the company's use of child labor. That's exactly the sort...

Update: Cornel West, Other Occupy Wall Street Protesters Arrested By NYPD

Update: Cornel West, Other Occupy Wall Street Protesters Arrested By NYPD

johnknefel Cornel West and more than a dozen other Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested today in Harlem during a civil disobedience protest against the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy. The protest took place outside the 28th Precinct...

Mayor Bloomberg Promises To Start Arresting More Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Mayor Bloomberg Promises To Start Arresting More Occupy Wall Street Protestersgallery

Mayor Bloomberg has been playing nice with Occupy Wall Street protesters camped out in Zuccotti Park recently— especially since he narrowly avoided political suicide when the forced clearing and cleaning of Zuccotti was cancelled by Brookfield Properties....

Fearless Journalist Meghan McCain Visits Occupy Wall Street Trenches

Fearless Journalist Meghan McCain Visits Occupy Wall Street Trenches

The lady in question, in a blurry self-tweeted photo from Zuccotti Park (McCainBlogette) Following in the footsteps of everyone from comedian Russell Brand to "truth-seeker" James O'Keefe to musicians Die Antewoord, political blogger and John McCain...

Occupy Wall Street Wants You To Bring Your Kids To Zuccotti Park For A Sleepover Tomorrow

Occupy Wall Street Wants You To Bring Your Kids To Zuccotti Park For A Sleepover Tomorrowgalleryvideo

Occupy Wall Street protesters have been hard at work trying to capture the hearts and minds of the middle class, Middle America, and mid-level talk show hosts. But now it seems they're turning their attentions toward a...

Video: Jon Stewart And Al Sharpton Criticize Occupy Wall Street video

Video: Jon Stewart And Al Sharpton Criticize Occupy Wall Street "Theatrics"

The newly-slimmed down (and cable-ready) Rev. Al Sharpton visited the Daily Show last night, and sat down with Jon Stewart to discuss the Occupy Wall Street protesters who have been nestled in Zuccotti Park for the...

[UPDATED] Guess The Year... And What These New Yorkers Were Protesting

[UPDATED] Guess The Year... And What These New Yorkers Were Protestinggallery

There are a lot of signs here to tip you off, but you can guess what year this photo was taken, and what these New Yorkers were protesting? We'll update later with the answers, and more photos...

Video: GOP Audience Howls As Herman Cain, Ron Paul Trade Barbs Over Occupy Wall Street

Video: GOP Audience Howls As Herman Cain, Ron Paul Trade Barbs Over Occupy Wall Streetvideo

While Mitt Romney and Rick Perry fought like two guys waiting to test-drive the same Audi at last night's GOP debate, Herman Cain and Ron Paul got into it a bit over Occupy Wall Street. Cain...

Naomi Wolf Discusses Arrest, Says Cops Are Full Of It

Naomi Wolf Discusses Arrest, Says Cops Are Full Of Itvideo

Photograph, via Josh Harkinson, by @MikeShanePhoto Feminist and activist Naomi Wolf appeared on MSNBC and discussed getting arrested last night in Soho as she tried to stand up for the rights of Occupy Wall Street protesters....

Video: Alec Baldwin Finally Visits Occupy Wall Street, Chats With Ron Paul Fans

Video: Alec Baldwin Finally Visits Occupy Wall Street, Chats With Ron Paul Fansvideo

dj_kiwi_rainbow_love When he's not getting into Starbucks-related grudge matches with the NY Post or re-tweeting videos of his girlfriend's yoga routines, mayor-in-training Alec Baldwin will often dive into his political beliefs—and Baldwin has made no secret...

Video: Did Police Entrap Occupy Wall Street Protester In Times Square?

Video: Did Police Entrap Occupy Wall Street Protester In Times Square?galleryvideo

Yesterday, thousands of protesters descended upon Times Square and took it over for several hours during one of the biggest Occupy Wall Street rallies to date. There were 45 arrests at the mostly peaceful event, and...

Bloomberg Narrowly Avoided

Bloomberg Narrowly Avoided "Political Suicide" With Occupy Wall Street Stand-Off

What could be worse for a mayor who's presided over scandals that sapped hundreds of millions of dollars from city coffers, sycophantic appointees and lagging gains in education? The forcible arrest of 3,000 citizens in Zuccotti...

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