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NYPD charges Times Square protesters with police horses

When thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters marched north to Times Square on Saturday, the New York Police Department was quick to respond with barricades, horses, and arrests. Ryan Devereaux, a reporter with Democracy Now! who accompanied the march, described the police deployment of barricades and kettling nets and the…

‘Occupy’ protesters remain camped out in Frankfurt and London

Protesters in Frankfurt and London who were inspired by the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in New York City have vowed to remain encamped until something is done about the world’s financial system and economic injustice. Those upset with corporate greed launched worldwide street demonstrations Saturday following America’s “Occupy Wall…

Tea Party co-founder expresses support for Occupy Wall Street

One of the original founders of the Tea Party movement has told RT.com that he believes Occupy Wall Street is not only comparable to the earliest states of the movement he helped launch but can learn from its mistakes. “The problem with protests and the political process is that it…

‘Occupy’ protester brutally attacked by cop

Felix Rivera-Pitre, a demonstrator with “Occupy Wall Street,” withstood a dramatic assault by a New York police officer on Friday morning during a march with thousands of others. Captured on video, the attack appears to have been unprovoked, and Pitre claims the blow he received ripped one of his earrings…

Police stage mass eviction of ‘Occupy Denver’ activists; 23 arrested

Colorado state police arrested 23 people early this morning, hours after officers began forcibly evicting protesters from the “Occupy Denver” camp in front of the state’s capitol. Individuals arrested were facing likely charges of “unlawful conduct on public land,” according to The Denver Post. Several others were being charged with…

NYPD bike cop runs over ‘Occupy Wall St.’ legal observer

During a march this morning, a New York Police Department officer on a motorbike appears to have run over a legal observer with the “Occupy Wall Street” protesters. The man was then dragged across the pavement by police and had a baton placed against his throat, despite his laying there…

Watch: Tom Morello performs ‘This Land is Your Land’ at ‘Occupy Wall St.’

In a rousing performance for “Occupy Wall Street” activists yesterday, Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello played Woodie Guthrie’s classic folk song “This Land is Your Land,” cheering the protesters on as the faced a possible eviction from Zuccotti Park on Friday morning. Thankfully for demonstrators, that eviction did…

Watch: The dramatic moment ‘Occupy Wall St.’ found out they could stay

Late last night, protesters at “Occupy Wall Street” were informed that Brookfield Properties had decided to let them stay, despite prior demands that they be evicted so the park could be cleaned. A statement from New York City Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway explained that the park’s owners were “postponing their…

Watch live: ‘Occupy Wall St.’ protesters defend space in Zuccotti Park

Protesters at New York City’s Zuccotti Park on Friday were preparing for the worst — a forcible eviction — when the plans were reportedly delayed. However, some area news was reporting Friday morning on police clashing with demonstrators near the protest site. Tension remains high, and it’s not clear what…

Chicago protesters hold ‘die-in’ at Bank of America

Approximately 30 protesters affiliated with Stand Up Chicago staged a “die-in” at a Bank of America on Thursday before complying with police orders to leave. “We are told in our baptismal vows and our ordination vows to resist evil,” one protester said before the event. “And I think the corruption…

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