Searches and television coverage of Black Lives Matter is decreasing and has strong similarities to the Occupy Wall Street movement
Four years ago, the Occupy Wall Street movement was summarily dismissed as utterly nihilistic -- having no focus, no program and no lasting legacy. But the current presidential campaign has shown how foolish that analysis was. Today,...Show More Summary
Since the peak of Occupy Wall Street in the fall of 2011, New York activists have become familiar with Deputy Inspector Andrew J. Lombardo. He’s referenced in numerous tweets, YouTube videos, and news reports. His tactics of seemingly...Show More Summary
Right on the heels of the Occupy Wall Street movement’s four year anniversary, activist group Anonymous has launched a new campaign which they say outlines an “easy” way for the 99% to demonstrate their strength and overcome the richest 1%.
Two Occupy Wall Street leftists were arrested after they killed the baby they conceived in a tent at Occupy Boston.... The post Two #Occupy Leftists Conceive Child in Tent – Beat Baby to Death and Leave Body on Beach appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
This year’s event coincided with a similar day of action in San Francisco.
On September 17, 2011, a group of activists descended on a New York City park to declare war on corruption in the US political system. Today, 2016 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is closing the gap with rival Hillary Clinton, once thought a shoo-in for the Democratic nomination, and he largely has Occupy Wall Street to thank for it.
Hey all you wild cats, dreamers and redeemers out there, It’s been a few years since Occupy Wall Street came and went. Conventional wisdom says it fizzled — but all of us who participated know better. Occupy took the world by surprise, then it needed to go underground and regroup. Now the revolutionary spirit is stirring again. Show More Summary
September 17 marks the fourth anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, which inspired a new generation of American dissidents and a global wave of protest against economic inequality. Stirred by the Arab Spring, the occupiers rallied an intergenerational,...Show More Summary
September 17th marks the 4th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. What began as the American manifestation of the Arab Spring was focused on economic inequality, Wall Street, big banks and government corruption. In Los Angeles, OccupyShow More Summary
WaPo's Fact Checker gives Walker 4 Pinocchios for whatever claim he made to inspiring the Occupy movement he made when he said: "The Occupy Movement didn’t start in Washington, didn’t start in Wall Street, it started in my capitol" and "The [budget] hearing would soon claim a more ignominious place in history — as the moment that gave birth to the ‘Occupy’ movement."
(Scott Johnson) The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Gay occupies what is at the least a narrow journalistic niche. He’s a humorist writing a sports column or vice versa. His most recent column — “The NFL begins: Is your TV big enough” — is a good example, in a question-and-answer format. Show More Summary
Occumom Stacey Hessler, who destroyed her family and her own life for the sake of moonbattery, has proven herself once again to be a loser: The Florida mom who ditched
A Manhattan jury rejected a lawsuit from a Florida woman who claimed she was mistakenly arrested during the Occupy Wall Street protests.
WOMAN WHO ABANDONED HER CHILDREN TO JOIN OCCUPY WALL STREET SUES NYC FOR ALLEGED POLICE BRUTALITY: “‘Somebody grabbed me by my hair and dragged me.?.?. behind the police officers, said Stacey Hessler, 42, in Manhattan federal court,” the New York Post reports. “But city attorneys said in their opening statements that Hessler had blocked […]
An Occupy Wall Street protester who had her breast grabbed by an NYPD sergeant has won a $95,000 settlement from the city after arguing that "the police department demonstrated a pattern of sexual misconduct against female OWS activists." [ more › ]
People often ask if a political group is a “movement.” In what sense is Occupy Wall Street or Black Lives Matter a movement? In the social sciences, protest movements are often defined by the following: A collective action (not a single person, or a group of people acting at once by coincidence) Aimed at structural […]
The rise of Bernie Sanders has sometimes called a progression from the Occupy Wall Street movement which drew attention to the dangers of income inequality. Occupy.com recently looked at presidential candidates they consider Unfit To Lead. Their arguments against Hillary Clinton: As the junior U.S. Senator from New York, Hillary Clinton voted for not only [...]Show More Summary
Around 5:00 a.m. on November 15, 2011, a few hours after NYPD officers raided the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park, two police officers arrested and pepper-sprayed 23-year-old protester Imani Brown outside of a downtown Starbucks where she was hoping to use the bathroom. [ more › ]
The Occupy Wall Street movement seems to have faded away, but it is fair to say that banks are still not very popular institutions. Fairly or unfairly, the prevailing impression many folks have is that bankers are fat cats who make their fortunes at the expense of ordinary people. However, instead of being mad at [...]Show More Summary