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Watch Live: ‘Occupy’ protesters converge on NY Stock Exchange

‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters are marching on the New York Stock Exchange to begin a day of civil disobedience. You can watch one of the live streams below. Watch live streaming video from globalrevolution at livestream.com (Image via David Shankbone, Flickr commons)…

Public Citizen president: ‘Occupy’ movement is just getting started

The advocacy group Public Citizen applauded the “Occupy Wall Street” protesters after police in riot gear evicted them from their encampment at New York City’s Zuccotti Park in a surprise pre-dawn raid Tuesday. “Occupy Wall Street has helped focus national attention on the crucial problems of our day: unchecked corporate…

Watch: Police make violent arrests during ‘Occupy Wall St.’ eviction

New York City police once again acted aggressively towards Occupy Wall Street protesters, using pepper spray and tear gas as they made rough arrests early Tuesday morning at Zuccotti Park. Protesters locked arms in the park and chanted “Shame on you” as police yelled “Back the fuck up” in return.…

Mayor Bloomberg: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ anger is misplaced

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg repeated a common Republican talking point on Tuesday, claiming the “Occupy Wall Street” protesters should be upset with the government rather than with Wall Street. “I hear your complaints,” he said at an Association for a Better New York breakfast meeting. “Some of them…

Poll: U.S. split over ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement

Nearly as many Americans support the “Occupy Wall Street “movement as oppose it, but the ongoing demonstration is still more popular than the tea party, according to a new Pew Research/Washington Post poll. According to the survey of 1,009 adults, 39 percent of Americans support the “Occupy Wall Street” movement.…

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…

Communications Workers of America backs ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protest

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) has become the latest union to endorsed the “Occupy Wall Street” protest that started in lower Manhattan and spread across the country. “The 700,000 members of the Communications Workers of America strongly support the Occupy Wall Street Movement,” the CWA Executive Board said Tuesday…

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