Occupy Wall Street


Latest News About the Protests

  • Gold Bug Schiff Counters Goldman on First Drop Since 2000

    Peter Schiff lays an iPod-sized bar valued at about $40,000 on the sun room floor of his Connecticut mansion, and calculates it would cost about $250,000 for each floor tile to pave the room with gold.

  • NYC Firm Helps De Blasio Go From Obscurity to Frontrunner

    As Bill de Blasio weighed a longshot run for New York City mayor, he needed help from people who shared his self-described activist-progressive views. He found it in a political consulting firm, hatched in a Manhattan sublet, where many on the staff are closer in age to his children than to him.

  • Occupy’s Union Bank Embraces Billionaires in Profit Hunt

    The alarm blaring in the New York headquarters of Amalgamated Bank, where the Democratic National Committee and Occupy Wall Street are clients, didn’t bother the two pinstriped executives sitting still with legs crossed.

  • More Misleading Attacks by Elizabeth Warren

    Elizabeth Warren, Occupy Wall Street’s favorite senator, is getting another round of praise from liberals for a speech she gave at the AFL-CIO convention on Sept. 8. It’s one more reason the Massachusetts Democrat, just elected in November, is being mentioned as a future presidential contender.

  • What Obama Owes the Tea Party

    Day after day, the left diligently fails to explode.

  • Occupy Wall Street Sues New York Over Books Seized by Police

    Occupy Wall Street sued New York City over almost 2,800 books that were damaged or not returned when police ejected protesters from Zuccotti Park in November.

  • Adelson New Obama Ally as Jewish Groups Back Syria Strike

    Lobbying on Syria has inspired coalitions of the unlikely, aligning President Barack Obama with Sheldon Adelson, the Republican billionaire who spent about $70 million trying to defeat him last year, in the push for a military response to the use of chemical weapons.

  • California Mayor Attacks ‘Greed’ With Eminent Domain Bid

    Gayle McLaughlin marched in Occupy Wall Street protests and rails against “corporate domination.” Now, as mayor of Richmond, California, the largest U.S. city with a Green Party leader, she wants to seize home loans and make lenders take less than they’re owed to help residents.

  • Anthropologist Graeber Turns Radical Side Loose in Zuccotti Park Protest

    David Graeber likes to say that he had three goals for the year: promote his book, learn to drive, and launch a worldwide revolution. The first is going well, the second has proven challenging, and the third is looking up.

  • Occupy Wall Street, Olympus, UBS, BP, Boeing in Court News

    “Occupy Wall Street” protesters lost a bid to overturn their eviction and the removal of tents and structures from a lower Manhattan park where they had been demonstrating 24 hours a day for eight weeks.

Slideshows

  • Portraits of Peaceful Populist Rage on Wall Street

    A few hundred protesters briefly tied up Wall Street on the weekend of Sept. 17, some wearing face paint and many holding homemade signs. In weeks since the Occupy Wall Street movement has spread to San Francisco, Philadelphia, Dallas, Washington, and elsewhere.

  • Occupy Wall Street Gets a Reaction

    Not all reaction to the Occupy Wall Street movement has been predictable. Jim Chanos, a hedge-fund chief, and Bill Gross, the highest profile bond-fund manager in America, expressed sympathy for the protesters.

  • Revisiting 'Occupy Wall Street'

    Here's a look at some of those who were at the Occupy Wall Street protest in Zuccotti Park in New York three weeks after it started.

  • Occupy Wall Street: The Price of Protest

    Zuccotti Park, headquarters of Occupy Wall Street, is Manhattan's newest open-air exhibit, home to hundreds of populist protesters. While some people heap scorn on the group, others donate their time, passion, services, goods--and a lot of money.

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