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Occupy Wall Street ‘fizzled out’ because ‘too many Indians, not enough chiefs’

Tuesday marks the second anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and on CNN Money, Mark Bray, author of the new book Translating Anarchy, said that “72 percent of the people [he] interviewed for [his new book on Occupy Wall Street] had anarchist politics” and believe “the rejection of any…

Dana Loesch Is Still Lying About #OWS and Rape

Um, CNN? One of your contributors is saying stupid shit again: CNN contributor and blogger Dana Loesch said Monday at the Tea Party Tax Day rally in Chicago that women “get raped” for supporting liberals and progressives like the “Occupy Wall Street” movement. “What did women receive for supporting the…

CNN contributor Dana Loesch: Women ‘get raped’ for supporting the left

CNN contributor and blogger Dana Loesch said Monday at the Tea Party Tax Day rally in Chicago that women “get raped” for supporting liberals and progressives like the “Occupy Wall Street” movement. “What did women receive for supporting the left?” she asked the crowd. “You’ve seen it here with your…

Robert Reich: Wall St. hasn’t changed its ways, despite ‘Occupy’ protests

A study conducted by Echo Research and Makovsky found that the “Occupy Wall Street” movement had an impact on marketing and communications executives at financial services firms. However, professor Robert Reich said Thursday that marketing specialists might understand how angry the public has become at Wall Street, but CEOs and…

‘Occupy’ prank gives New Yorkers free subway rides

Activists thought to be affiliated with Occupy Wall Street on Wednesday chained open as many as 25 subway stations in New York City, inviting commuters to ride without paying fares. Signs with official Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) logos were places around stations, reading, “Free Entry, No Fare. Please Enter Through…

‘Occupy’ marchers protest against New York police

Several hundred Occupy Wall Street activists marched through Manhattan on Saturday to protest against what they say is police repression as they try to revive their movement. Several demonstrators were arrested along the route of the march in scuffles with New York police, who deployed in large numbers to keep activists on sidewalks. “There were a few arrests,…

NYPD officers arrest peaceful protesters on OWS anniversary

[This story was updated at 3:39 am] New York police arrested protesters celebrating the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street by massing on a square near the stock exchange over the weekend. Chaotic scenes unfolded at Zuccotti Park in Manhattan’s financial district overnight Saturday-Sunday when officers broke up the peaceful…

‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters target Romney fundraiser

Protesters affiliated with “Occupy Wall Street” converged on the luxury hotel Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan on Wednesday, where a fundraiser for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was being held. The Associated Press estimated that about a hundred people participated in the demonstration against corporate spending in politics. Reverend Billy Taden of…

Occupy protesters sue New York City over pepper spray incident

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two women caught on camera being doused with pepper spray by a New York police officer during an Occupy Wall Street march in September have sued the city, saying it failed to train police officers properly. In a viral online video, Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna was…

Occupy DC protesters vow to return after sweep

Protesters from the Washington offshoot of Occupy Wall Street vowed to return to their camp in the US capital, which was all but dismantled by park police during a weekend clampdown. A dawn raid and day-long enforcement operation on Saturday stopped activists from the anti-capitalist movement camping out at McPherson…

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