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‘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…

Canadian magazine Adbusters lit fuse for Wall Street protest

VANCOUVER, Canada — Protests against corporate power in the United States began in the basement of an old house in Vancouver, behind massive trees, down wooden stairs, past a box of soup cans for recycling, at the world headquarters of Adbusters magazine. Last July the counter-culture magazine, known for campaigns…

NYPD officer: ‘Nightstick is going to get a workout’

A New York Police officer was caught on video Wednesday night telling a female officer that he was looking forward to using his nightstick later that evening. “My little nightstick is going to get a workout tonight — hopefully,” he said. To make his point, the officer struck the ground…

Helicopter crashes in New York’s East River

NEW YORK — A helicopter crashed into the East River off Manhattan on Tuesday, New York police said, with one person still missing. A police officer at the scene told AFP that three passengers and the pilot had been rescued after the crash into the swirling river. One more person…

‘Occupy Wall Street’ attorney: NYPD trying to intimidate

Marina Sitrin, an attorney who is part of the “Occupy Wall Street” legal working group, told Amy Goodman of Democracy Now on Monday that New York Police officers were conducting mass arrests in hopes of suppressing the ongoing protest. More than 700 demonstrators were arrested as they tried to cross…

More than 700 ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters arrested

NEW YORK — More than 700 anti-Wall Street activists were arrested in New York amid chaotic scenes on Brooklyn Bridge after the protest movement’s march against “corporate greed” was broken up by police. The activists, many of whom have been camped out in Manhattan for two weeks, were detained during…

UPDATE: 700 ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters arrested on Brooklyn Bridge

UPDATE: As of 1:30 a.m. ET, MSNBC is reporting that almost 700 protesters have been arrested. At least 400 “Occupy Wall Street” protesters were arrested on Saturday as they tried to cross the Brooklyn Bridge, according to the New York Times. The protesters have pledged to occupy Wall Street until…

Lawrence O’Donnell: NYPD will do everything to protect Bologna

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell said on his show Wednesday night that the New York Police Department would probably do nothing to a senior officer who pepper-sprayed young women at the “Occupy Wall Street” protests. Update: The officer has now been identified in two unprovoked pepper-spray attacks. Watch the second one…

‘Occupy Wall Street’ protester: Cops part of the 99 percent

Occupy Wall Street protester Kelly Heresy appeared on Countdown with Keith Olbermann on Monday to discuss the clashes between New York police officers and the demonstrators. “We are not against the cops,” he said. “The cops are part of the 99 percent. The cops, we would like to believe, are…

Protester allegedly arrested for filming ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Christina Gonzales, an “Occupy Wall Street” protester, told Democracy Now that she was arrested by the New York Police Department for filming the demonstration, which has now lasted 10 straight days. The protesters have been camped out in New York’s old Liberty Plaza, one block from the Federal Reserve, since…

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