Wall Street Protests
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Barbara Garson talks about the human costs of our economic recession and slow recovery. In Down the Up Escalator: How the 99 Percent Live in the Great Recession, Garson interviewed an economically and geographically wide variety of Americans to show how loss and insecurity is affecting their lives.
Friday, August 03, 2012
New York City officials have taken the unusual step of refusing to defend a police inspector. He's being sued for blasting protesters with pepper spray during last fall's Occupy Wall Street protests.
Thursday, June 07, 2012
A New York judge is letting a lawsuit proceed against city police officers in the arrest of 700 "Occupy Wall Street" protesters last year as they marched across the the Brooklyn Bridge.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Two women who were pepper-sprayed during an Occupy Wall Street protest last September are suing the city and NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna. Videos of the incident, which went viral, seized the public's attention and galvanized the Occupy movement in its early days.
Monday, February 13, 2012
Two Occupy Wall Street protesters have sued the city, saying a New York Police Department inspector caused them permanent physical and psychological injuries when he pepper sprayed them last fall.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Attorneys representing Occupy Wall Street protesters asked a federal judge to dismiss the mass arrests of 700 demonstrators on the Brooklyn Bridge in early October. The protesters' lawsuit, brought against the city, argues that the arrests, which took place during a march, were unconstitutional and resulted from the "entrapment" of demonstrators by police officers.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
By Janet Babin : Economic Development Reporter, WNYC News
Barricades surrounding Zuccotti Park, which served as a camp for Occupy Wall Street protesters, were removed Tuesday, allowing protesters to stream back in.
Monday, January 09, 2012
Civil rights groups say barricades surrounding New York City's Zuccotti Park violate zoning law by restricting public access.
Sunday, January 01, 2012
Dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested on New Year's Eve as they tore down barricades surrounding New York City's Zuccotti Park, the former home of their encampment that was dismantled several weeks ago.
Monday, December 26, 2011
By Justin Krebs : IAFC Blogger
However much Occupy Wall Street doesn't want to be co-opted - by pop culture, commercialism or even other progressive institutions - it isn't stopping the culture-at-large from embracing the images and spirit of the movement.
Thursday, December 08, 2011
By Solomon Kleinsmith : IAFC Blogger
A few weeks into the Occupy Movement's sparking, I took a bit of a page from John Avlon, who did great work following around the Tea Party during their rise, and began following Occupy groups around the country - mostly groups in the midwest and the major Occupy groups that ...
Monday, December 05, 2011
Three anti-Wall Street protesters on a hunger strike were arrested on trespassing charges when they tried to access a vacant lot in Lower Manhattan on Sunday.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
By Anna Sale
Occupy Wall Street will protest a high-dollar Obama fundraiser in Manhattan this week. A look at retirement and redistricting: Rep. Barney Frank in 2011 and Rep. Tom DeLay in 2006. And while Republicans campaign on Obama's "job-killing regulations," NPR stops to look at exactly how a White House office has been treating regulations, and finds Obama's doing more tweaking than Bush did.
Monday, November 28, 2011
The sea of tents is gone. The beat of the perpetual drum circle has been silenced. And in place of the makeshift kitchen, only a jar of peanut butter and bagels remained. But perhaps the most striking part of Zuccotti Park two weeks after the police cleared out the anti-Wall Street protesters, is how desolate it appears.
Saturday, November 26, 2011
By Bob Hennelly
Early last Sunday morning, after the NYPD's forcible removal of protesters at Zuccotti Park, the scene was cold and surreal.
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Anti-Wall Street protesters want shoppers to occupy something besides big box stores this Black Friday.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
New York Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly has issued an internal messaged to officers ordering them not to unreasonably interfere with media access during news coverage.