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Immigrants and the Cootie Offense

Immigrants and the Cootie Offense By Tina Dupuy In September of 2011, a franchise of the Occupy Wall Street movement, set up camp on the steps of Los Angeles’ iconic City Hall. The encampment was lauded by celebrities like Bill Maher and Tom Morello and embraced by politicians like Congresswoman Maxine Waters and then City [...]

Are the Rich Any Good? Think Immigrant Women Leaders

Attacking the Rich Resentment against the rich seems to be growing around the world. The recent recession exacerbated feelings already running high: demonstrations, Occupy Wall Street in New York City and elsewhere, the Daily Show where...Show More Summary

Are the Rich Any Good? Think Immigrant Women Leaders

Attacking the Rich Resentment against the rich seems to be growing around the world. The recent recession exacerbated feelings already running high: demonstrations, Occupy Wall Street in New York City and elsewhere, the Daily Show where...Show More Summary

Rocker Gene Simmons Defends 1 Percent: 'There Would Be Chaos' Without Us

The defunct Occupy Wall Street's legacy, in part, was bringing the term "one percent" into the lexicon. The term targeted the rich, who apparently weren't paying their fair share to society. Gene Simmons begs to differ. In fact, the Kiss mainstay and proud one percenter says the country would be in shambles without that unfairly maligned group. Show More Summary

Google engineer demands that “generous, powerful” Eric Schmidt be made king of America

Pando has written before about Occupy Wall Street co-founder, turned Google employee, Justine Tunney. Previously Tunney, who describes herself as “a developer working on Google’s gTLD infrastructure,” has called for the crowdfunding of a private militia to train future anti-capitalist protesters. Show More Summary

On Obama, Occupy, and Moral Monday

Obama 2008, Occupy Wall Street, and Moral Mondays—no, they haven’t changed the world, but they certainly haven’t been failures either.

OWS activist freed from jail after punching cop

OCCUPY WALL Street activist Cecily McMillan, jailed for 58 days for slugging a cop during a 2012 protest in Zuccotti Park, was released Wednesday to cheers from her supporters.

Activist Cecily McMillan Released from Prison, Reads Statement from Women of Rikers Island

Cecily McMillan, a New York activist, who was sentenced to ninety days in prison for "felony assault of a police officer" after an incident at an Occupy Wall Street event, was released from prison. She delivered a statement to the press and took the opportunity to read a statement that she and the women of Rikers Island drafted together.

The End of the Occupation

From Slope of Hope: Well, this is just kind of sad. I was looking at a post from a few years back, when our own BDI visited the Occupy Wall Street gathering. There was a link to one of the better-known protestors who did an AMA ("Ask...Show More Summary

Occupy Activists Arrested at Google HQ for 'Net Neutrality' Protest

A group of Occupy Wall Street activists staged an "Occupy Google" protest Wednesday evening to push the Internet giant to embrace the cause of "net neutrality," which would allow the government to regulate the rates charged and bandwidth provided by Internet service providers to different users. Show More Summary

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Goes to Queens to Cover the World Cup

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Over the years, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog has covered everything from Occupy Wall Street to presidential debates for Conan O'Brien, but when it came time for him to report on the World Cup this week, the TBS show decided to send him to Queens instead of Rio De Janeiro.

MS Money Matters: We Are the 1% (and Not in the Good Way)

The days of Occupy Wall Street leading the evening news, of parks full of camping protesters and rallying cries from the “99 percent,” have faded into our recent memory. In seeing some nationwide numbers for the U.S. this past week, however, the term “the 1%ers” came up in a whole different light. In America, 3.6 [...]

Rent-A-Jerk: How I Found an Occupy Wall Street Activist on an Escort Website

I recently heard about a website called Rent-A-Gent. At first it sounded like an escort service. And it is. On the surface, there were some aspects that appealed to a single girl like me. I could hire a driver, handyman, dog trainer, or language tutor and see photos and reviews. Show More Summary

The University of Chicago Needs Some Occupy Wall Street

If you’ll recall, the brief but noisy Occupy Wall street movement was all about protesting the “One Percent,” those evil rich folks that apparently return nothing to the nation. Well a look at the compensation of those at the University of Chicago in President Obama’s home city shows that the Occupy folks were protesting the […]

Mommie Dearest: Meet The #FreeTheNipple Activist Who Wants Areolas To Be Free

In 2011, actress and filmmaker Lina Esco went with a handful of friends to Occupy Wall Street, curious to see the response to a group of topless women. “Within minutes there were hundreds of people taking pictures, and they didn’t know what to do with these boobs,” Esco told The Frisky. “After 10 minutes, I [...]

The hunt for the ever-elusive Tea Party killer leads to... Occupy Wall Street

Liberals were so excited when news broke of a husband-and-wife team of psychopaths killing two police officers and a heroic armed civilian who confronted them in Las Vegas... and threw a "Don't Tread On Me" Gadsden flag over one of their victims. Show More Summary

$120K / Year To ‘Occupy’ Puncher Cop

What’s his disability?” … “He hurt his fist when he punched Occupy Wall Street protesters? If he went out on a psychological disability that would have been appropriate. – Ron Kurby, Attorney for Felix River-Pitre You can understand his frustration. NYPD Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona, who punched Occupy Protester Rivera-Pitre during the 2011 protests, was just awarded […]

Cop Who Punched OWS Protestor Receives $120K Annual Pension From NYPD

A cop who sucker-punched an Occupy Wall Street protestor during the movement's heyday will be earning an annual, three-quarters tax-free disability pension of $120K. The protestor he punched, meanwhile, received a one-time settlement of $55K. [ more › ]

Cop who punched OWS protester gets tax-free disability pension

A NYPD cop caught in a violent confrontation with an Occupy Wall Street protester has been granted a tax-free disability pension for injuries suffered during the confrontation, the Daily News has learned.

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