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‘Occupy Chicago’ crashes Mortgage Bankers Association party

On Tuesday night, a party for Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) members was greeted by “Occupy Chicago” protesters, who chanted “banks got bailed out, we got sold out.” The party was hosted by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange at Union Station. The protesters gathered at the one of the entrances of the…

WATCH: ‘I Am Not Moving’ compares Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street

A video combining footage of United States government leaders and clips of the grassroots Occupy Wall Street movement in downtown New York City has gone viral, reposted across several accounts on YouTube. The video opens with a statement by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about the Egyptian uprising that sparked…

Naomi Klein on Occupy Wall Street: Compassion is a radical act

Naomi Klein, a reporter whose work has been featured in Rolling Stone, The Atlantic and The Guardian, among others, as well as in her best-selling books “Shock Doctrine” and “No Logo,” has been reporting on today’s key activist causes: Occupy Wall Street and the Keystone Pipeline. Klein sat down for…

Watch: U.S. Marines tell Hannity to ‘f*ck off’

At “Occupy Wall Street” on Monday, two men in military colors who claimed to be Marines spoke to a cameraman with “The Other 99 Percent” and explained why they joined the protest. Along the way, both men gave arch-conservative Fox News opinion host Sean Hannity a piece of their minds.…

Thousands of protesters flood streets of Chicago

Several thousand demonstrators marched through downtown Chicago on Monday to protest against economic inequality, the lack of good jobs and the influence of corporations in politics. The “Take Back Chicago” demonstration was organized by Stand Up Chicago, a coalition of some 20 community groups and organizations. Protesters from the ongoing…

‘Occupy Wall Street’ seeks new ways to remain radically inclusive

As the “Occupy Wall Street” protest in lower Manhattan grows, the demonstrators are hoping to find new ways to insure that everyone’s voice is heard. The New York City General Assembly — the decision-making body for the protest — describes itself as a “horizontal, autonomous, leaderless, modified-consensus-based system.” The body…

Tom Morello: Whole world is watching ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Tom Morello, best known as the guitarist for Rage Against the Machine, appeared at the “Occupy Los Angeles” protest on Friday to show his support for the movement. At the demonstration, he performed the songs “This Land is Your Land” and “World Wide Rebel Song.” “Occupy Wall Street was inspired…

Romney: Protesters ‘trying to find scapegoats to attack’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who recently declared that “corporations are people,” urged the Occupy Wall Street protesters Monday not to “attack a whole class of Americans.” “I’ve been really disappointed and in some respects a little frightened by the president’s rhetoric — this class warfare — trying to find…

Watch: Police arrest 32 ‘Occupy Iowa’ protesters

Thirty-two people were arrested Sunday night in Iowa while participating in an “Occupy” protest on public land, after police warned that the proper permits had not been issued. The Iowa State Patrol began arresting the peaceful demonstrators, including two juveniles, after 11 p.m. They gave protesters several warnings that they…

Cornel West: Herman Cain ‘needs to get off the symbolic crack pipe’

Princeton University professor Cornel West thinks Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is wrong to suggest that racism no longer matters in this country. Cain had told CNN’s Candy Crowley Sunday that some simply used racism as an excuse when they failed to achieve their goals. “I have seen blacks in…

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