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Occupy Wall Street

The Brian Lehrer Show

Now the Hard Part

Thursday, October 27, 2011

With the OWS protests underway, Egyptian democracy activist Basem Fathy talks about the similarities and differences between Zuccotti Park and Tahrir Square, and the work left to be done.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Marc Maron: What's What

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Marc Maron, stand-up comic and host of WTF with Marc Maron, talks about his popular podcast and Occupy Wall Street.

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WNYC News

Possible Deal in Wall Street Protest Arrests

Monday, October 24, 2011

Lawyers representing more than  30 of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators arrested during protests on the Brooklyn Bridge and Union Square said the Manhattan District Attorney's office is offering a deal.

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WNYC News

Wall Street Protesters Put Up Tents Despite Ban

Monday, October 24, 2011

In recent days a number of Wall Street protesters have erected tents at Zuccotti Park, despite a ban against erected structures, giving hope to some demonstrators that their protest will continue through the winter.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Kristof on Occupy Wall Street

Friday, October 21, 2011

On The Media

The Foreign Press On Occupy Wall Street

Friday, October 21, 2011

The American press has begun playing closer attention to Occupy Wall Street. But what does the foreign press make of it? Brooke spoke with TheAtlantic.com contributor Heather Horn about foreign press coverage of Occupy Wall Street. Horn says the foreign press was quick to take the protests seriously and quick to connect them with protests around the world.

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WNYC News

Wall Street Protesters Say They Increasingly Court Confrontation, Arrests

Monday, October 17, 2011

Organizers of the anti-Wall Street protest acknowledged that after a month of demonstrations there is an increased willingness by members to confront the police during marches — even if it means getting arrested.

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WNYC News

Pepper-Sprayed Woman to Meet With Manhattan Prosecutors

Monday, October 17, 2011

A woman who was allegedly pepper-sprayed by a Deputy Inspector in the police department will meet with prosecutors in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office on Monday. Members of the office's Official Corruption Unit requested the meeting in response to a letter her lawyer sent to District Attorney Cy Vance demanding that NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna be prosecuted for assault.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ask an Occupy Wall Street Reporter

Friday, October 14, 2011

Arun Venugopal, WNYC reporter, takes your questions about Occupy Wall Street, particularly the logistics of the encampment at Zucotti Park.

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WNYC News

Photo Essay | A Day in the Life of a Protester

Thursday, October 13, 2011

As the Occupy Wall Street protest nears the one month mark, people who have been participating since Day 1 say they're not tired of protesting or living at Zuccotti Park, but admit it does cause some personal wear and tear.

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The Takeaway

Occupy Wall Street Continues to Grow in Fourth Week

Monday, October 10, 2011

The Occupy Wall Street movement is entering its fourth week and showing no signs of slowing down. What began as a loosely organized protest against corporate greed and the growing gap between rich and poor Americans has increased dramatically in terms of supporters, media coverage, and online discussions. Thousands of people have turned out for protests in lower Manhattan, and in dozens of other places across the country, including Boston, Miami, and the District of Columbia. Many media outlets have declared the leaderless Occupy movement to be the left's answer to the Tea Party movement, and others have likened it to the Arab Spring.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Checking the Stats on Income Inequality

Friday, October 07, 2011

David Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief for The New York Times, goes through the stats that have been thrown around by Occupy Wall Street protesters and their critics, and what the income inequality picture really looks like.

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Naomi Klein: Occupying Wall Street

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Naomi Klein, syndicated columnist for The Nation and The Guardian and author of The Shock Doctrine  and No Logo, a seminal text for  the anti-corporate globalization movement, talks about why she's in town to support the Occupy Wall Street protesters.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Wall Street Take on Occupy Wall Street

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Josh Brown, financial advisor and man behind the popular Reformed Broker blog, and Henry Blodget, editor in chief and CEO of Business Insider, discuss whether the conversation at Occupy Wall Street is affecting the conversation on Wall Street itself.

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WNYC News

Protests Against Wall Street Enter Third Week

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Protests against Wall Street entered their 18th day Tuesday as demonstrators across the country show their anger over the wobbly economy and what they see as corporate greed by marching on Federal Reserve banks.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Wall Street Protests Skip the Script - and Why that's Good

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

This is counter to how many protests work - with scheduled speakers, officially printed signs, organized buses. But as those marches on Washington have found less and less traction in the media and the public imagination over the years, maybe something less scripted has a chance to break out.

-Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blogger.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Wall Street Protests

Monday, September 26, 2011

Jonathan Tasini, labor activist and president of Economic Future Group, and Arun Venugopal, WNYC reporter, discuss the protests on Wall Street.

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WNYC News

Look | Protesters Get Bullish on Wall Street

Thursday, September 22, 2011

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Hundreds of demonstrators are still camping out and rallying in the financial district as their protest against Wall Street greed.  Zuccotti Park at Broadway and Liberty Street has become the base of operations for a core group of protesters, many of who have been camping out since Saturday.

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