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Michael Moore: Historians going to wonder why the rich overplayed their hand

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore said Tuesday night that the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in lower Manhattan and other cities continued to grow because Wall Street had ruined the lives of so many people in the middle class. “I think historians when they look at this time, they’re going to wonder…

Cenk Uygur takes tour of sprawling ‘Occupy Wall Street’ demonstration

The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur on Monday received a guided tour through the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in New York City’s Zuccotti Park, which has practically grown into a miniature town. He visited the kitchen, the comfort station, the sanitation department, and the site of the nightly general assembly…

‘Occupy’ protesters remain camped out in Frankfurt and London

Protesters in Frankfurt and London who were inspired by the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in New York City have vowed to remain encamped until something is done about the world’s financial system and economic injustice. Those upset with corporate greed launched worldwide street demonstrations Saturday following America’s “Occupy Wall…

Amanda Palmer performs Lennon’s ‘Working Class Hero’ at Wall Street protest

Amanda Palmer, best known as the as the lead singer of The Dresden Dolls, on Wednesday performed John Lennon’s “Working Class Hero” song at the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in lower Manhattan. Watch video, uploaded to YouTube, below: Photo credit: Mykal Burns…

Parody: Billionaires tell protesters to buy their own government

The 0.001 percent made their way down to the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in lower Manhattan to let the protesters know that they had “bought this democracy fair and square.” One billionaire told Laura Flanders of GRITtv that if the protesters didn’t like it, they should buy their own…

Rep. Eric Cantor: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ pits Americans against Americans

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Tuesday said that the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in lower Manhattan pitted Americans against Americans when asked if he regretted calling the protesters a “mob.” “To sit here and vilify one sector of the economy, industries, etc. is not helpful,” he said, according…

Van Jones: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters have moral clarity

In an interview with MoveOn.org, former Obama adviser Van Jones said that “Occupy Wall Street” may lack message clarity but had great moral clarity. “They’ve got moral clarity,” Jones, leader of the new American Dream Movement, said “They’re as clear as a bell, and that’s what’s been missing. You should…

Mitt Romney: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protest is dangerous

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney — who has raised $2.3 million from the financial sector — is no fan of the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in lower Manhattan. “I think it’s dangerous, this class warfare,” he said at a retirement community in Florida. As corporations enjoy near record profits and…

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