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Alan Moore slams Frank Miller for ‘Occupy Wall Street’ comments

“Occupy Wall Street” has accomplished many things in its over two month existence. And now, the latest accomplishment could be starting a war between prominent comic book figures Frank Miller and Alan Moore. In responding to Miller’s remorseless slamming of the protests last month on his blog, Moore wasn’t afraid…

Police dismantle ‘Occupy LA & Philly’ protest camps

Hundreds of riot police flooded into downtown Los Angeles andPhiladelphia early Wednesday to clear anti-Wall Street protest camps in mostly peaceful operations that saw dozens arrested. The latest moves targeting the two-month-old protest movement against corporate greed and inequality came days after announced eviction deadlines and did not bring the running clashes and…

Dehumanizing OWS, dehumanizing the 99%

Watch the video for Digby's thoughts on the process of right wingers dehumanizing Occupy Wall Street with an eye towards rationalizing the crushing of dissent with violence. I want to agree with what she says here and add another thought: dehumanizing the protesters is part of a larger process of…

Miley Cyrus releases ‘Occupy Wall Street’ video for new song

Possibly moved by the “Occupy Wall Street”, teen music star Miley Cyrus has released a music video with clips of the protests for her song “Liberty Walk.” The former Disney personality and “Party in the U.S.A” artist said that the video is “dedicated to the thousands of people who are…

Occupy Wall Street celebrates Thanksgiving

Occupy Wall Street protesters celebrated Thanksgiving by gathering in a disputed New York square where their movement sprang up two months ago and feasting on turkey with all the trimmings. Meeting Thursday in Zuccotti Park, where on November 15 police forcibly evicted hundreds of protesters camped there, several hundred activists…

Faith groups lay out Thanksgiving feast for ‘Occupy’ protesters

WASHINGTON — Protesters from Washington’s two Occupy Wall Street offshoots flocked Wednesday to a church where Abraham Lincoln once worshipped for a Thanksgiving buffet and some robust words of support. The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church threw open its basement and laid out a spread of turkey, mashed potatoes, corn…

Rep. Joe Walsh: Media protecting ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Republican Rep. Joe Walsh of Illinois said Tuesday that the mainstream media was shielding the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” protests from criticism and accused President Obama of encouraging the demonstrators. “Your profession, not you, but the media, has been protecting and boosting this Occupy Wall Street stuff ever since it…

Poll: 56 percent in U.S. ambivalent towards ‘Occupy Wall Street’

The majority of Americans are ambivalent towards the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” protests and are also uncertain about their goals, according to a Gallup poll released on Monday. Fifty-six percent of those surveyed said they neither support nor oppose the two-month-old movement and 59 percent said they didn’t know enough…

Retired cop: Occupy Wall Street’s ‘conviction for social justice inspired me’

Retired Philadelphia police captain Ray Lewis appeared on MSNBC’s Up with Chris Hayes Saturday morning to discuss him being a unique addition to the “Occupy Wall Street” protests. Lewis, who was arrested in Thursday’s protests, was galvanized at the altruism of the movement through his research on the internet. “I…

Bank lobbying firm sends out memo to undermine ‘Occupy Wall Street’

In an exclusive from MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and the Huffington Post, a Washington D.C. lobbying firm has prepared a memo for its Wall Street bank clients informing them of ways to deal with “Occupy Wall Street” and the political fallout the movement may cause. The memo was written by the…

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