Occupy Wall Street
“Occupy is a different kind of movement because we’re not trying to work within the political system,” said demonstrator Emily Reynolds. “We’re trying to build people power and we’re trying to push from the outside.”
Occupy Wall Street made the world aware of Wall Street’s nearly-obscene inequities. But, unfortunately, that has been about it. How much has really changed because of the 12-month-old movement?
Organizers said Sunday’s events focus on people power and the use of culturally creative tactics to build the movement.
Monday will mark the one-year anniversary of the start of the Occupy Wall Street protests, but Occupiers are getting the celebration started early.
Jackie Barcliff, 44, was also charged with the Aug. 12 rape of a 14-year-old girl in Midtown.
Jackie Barcliff allegedly forced the victim to the elevated level of Pier 15 park near the East River, raped her, and tossed her over the railing to the ground below, police said.
“On September 15-17th, join us in this fight for our world — this fight for our lives,” reads a message on a website promoting the event.
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.
Eight years after Juilliard student Sarah Fox was found dead in upper Manhattan, new evidence has emerged in the case.
Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino Jr. rebuffed one of Twitter Inc.’s central arguments, which concerned who has rights to contest law enforcement demands for content posted on its site.
Eight protesters with Occupy Wall Street have been convicted of misdemeanor trespassing for entering a lot owned by Trinity Church a month after the Zucotti Park encampment was dismantled.
Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, David Crosby And Graham Nash spent their early careers soundtracking a revolution – and they’re ready to do it again.
Approximately 40 arrests were made Tuesday on various charges, including disorderly conduct, blocking traffic and resisting arrests, the NYPD said.
Occupy Wall Street is urging followers to block traffic at bridges and tunnels to make it hard for people to get to work.
The city and police violated demonstrators’ free speech rights, used excessive force, arrested protesters on dubious charges and interfered with journalists’ and council members’ efforts to observe what was going on, the four City Council members and others say in the federal civil rights suit.