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Dozens arrested after police clash with ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters

Dozens of “Occupy Wall Street” protesters were arrested Wednesday night after they tried to push past a police barrier and officers moved in to contain them. The officers beat back the protesters with batons and sprayed them with mace. A local Fox reporter and photographer were caught in the melee.…

AFL-CIO President Trumka announces support for ‘Occupy Wall Street’

The head of the largest federation of unions in the United States released a video on Wednesday in which he announced his support for the “Occupy Wall Street” movement. “Occupy Wall Street has captured the imagination and passion of millions of Americans who have lost hope that our nation’s policymakers…

Police clash with ‘Occupy Seattle’ protesters

Police clashed with some “Occupy Seattle” protesters on Wednesday after the demonstrators refused an order to take down their tents at Westlake Park. At least 10 people were arrested, according to the Seattle Times. The group of about 100 protesters had been camped out at Westlake Park since Saturday to…

Watch live: ‘Occupy Wall St.’ gears up for union-backed march

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, starting at 3 p.m. EST, “Occupy Wall Street” will march through the streets of New York City with the members of more than a dozen labor unions backing them up. Included on the list of unions now in solidarity with the occupation are: the AFL-CIO, the…

‘Money zombies’ invade Wall Street protest

During yesterday’s “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrations, a group of “money zombies” rampaged through the streets of New York City, as a theatrical mockery of the wealthy elite who runt he financial sector. Chris Longenecker, one of the protesters in zombie makeup, explained to ABC News reporter Dan Harris that the…

Ruffalo: ‘Occupy Wall St.’ is ‘a beautiful celebration of democracy’

Appearing on Tuesday night’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann, actor Mark Ruffalo cheered on protesters at “Occupy Wall Street,” calling his visit to the protest site “a beautiful celebration of democracy.” “This is a movement that’s transcending political ideologies,” he said. “It’s a movement that’s touching people all over the United…

‘Occupy Boston’ protesters gather outside ‘fascist’ Fox affiliate

Video has emerged of Occupy Boston protesters yelling outside the local Fox affiliate’s station on Monday. The protesters walked through downtown Boston towards Fox-25′s studio, shouting “Fascist media, corporate media.” Despite being in the shadows of Occupy Wall Street, the Occupy Boston movement has attracted over 3,600 followers on micro-blogging website Twitter. Last…

Moore: The ‘Occupy’ movement will only continue to grow

Appearing on Monday night’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann, activist filmmaker Michael Moore explained that the “Occupy Wall Street” movement has all the momentum it needs to continue growing rapidly. “This is something much larger. We oppose the way our economy is structured. The economic system itself, at its core, is…

‘Occupy Chicago’ enters eleventh day of protest

The “Occupy Chicago” protest against corporate influence on the United States government has lasted for eleven straight days. “Occupy Chicago” began on September 23, when around 20 people gathered at Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, and then marched to the Federal Reserve Bank to show their solidarity…

‘Occupy Maine’ protesters paint artwork to keep occupation legal

A group of more than 60 demonstrators in Portland, Maine marched from Monument Square to the University of Southern Maine on Monday to show their solidarity with the “Occupy Wall Street” protesters in New York City and elsewhere, Bangor Daily News reported. The “Occupy Maine” protesters have been camped out…

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