The heyday of Zuccotti Park may be two years gone, and the Occupy Wall Street movement a faint reminder of what it once was, but that doesn't mean all that agitating was for naught. A spinoff of one of Zuccotti Park's working groups has spent the past year and a half envisioning a "solidarity economy" for New York City. Show More Summary
Getty By Christopher Zara Working slogan: "Don't leave Zuccotti Park without it." A fledgling financial-services group that grew out of the Occupy Wall Street movement is looking to launch a debit card aimed at people who want to forgo conventional banks. Show More Summary
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Two years after a small group of scrappy protesters occupied Zuccotti Park, the impact of Occupy Wall Street is hard to pin down. Some of it lies in the coining of "the 1%," and in subtler shifts in conversations around corruption, poverty and populist discontent. Show More Summary
I trekked down to Occupy Wall Street's celebration of its second anniversary today in New York City, traveling alongside the occupiers as they marched from Zuccotti Park to Washington Square. Here are some images of today's event:This...Show More Summary
There was a rally at Zuccotti Park today to mark the 2-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. About 100 people showed up, many of the them there to claim the defunct movement was still alive. "We're still here, still fighting, still strong" spokesperson Sumumba Sobukwe told the crowd. Show More Summary
At least two protesters were arrested on an Occupy Wall Street march from Zuccotti Park to Washington Square park as part of a demonstration to mark the second anniversary of the movement. The arrests happened on Broadway...Show More Summary
Earlier this morning at Zuccotti Park we interviewed Hipster Cop, a.k.a Detective Rick Lee, who was once again assigned to police Occupy Wall Street for the protest's second anniversary. In our exclusive sit-down (which airs in fullShow More Summary
The Occupy Wall Street movement began two years ago today with protests in lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park. One year on, the movement was was widely deemed a failure. Two years on, we may be seeing delayed success. On the first anniversary of the protests, The New York Times' Joe Nocera declared the movement all but dead. Show More Summary
Today, protesters will gather in New York City's Financial District to mark the second anniversary of the birth of Occupy Wall Street. But with Zuccotti Park cleared of tents and the movement largely petered out, has anything fundamentally changed over the past two years? Income inequality certainly has — by growing. Show More Summary
Alleged Navy Yard shooter, Aaron Alexis, had been arrested previously for shooting the tires out of a car in 2004. Occupy Wall Street activists plan to return today to Zuccotti Park to mark the two-year anniversary of their protests, which began on September 17, 2011. Edward Snowden, who exposed the U.S. Show More Summary
Two years ago, when Occupy Wall Street first got underway, I was too busy analyzing the effects of income and inequality on children's life chances to hunker down at Zuccotti Park for what I thought would be an ephemeral media event....Show More Summary
I came to Zuccotti Park on a crisp October day, 714 days ago. My camera was an eyewitness to history, while I... fell in love. There were a handful of tattooed and body-pierced young people and a few old hippies, like me. Everybody seemed...Show More Summary
The Occupy Wall Street movement—or at least what remains of it—will celebrate its two-year anniversary Tuesday with rallies planned at Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan, Pace University and outside the United Nations. But one of the city's...Show More Summary
Tomorrow is September 17th, the second anniversary of the start of the Occupy Wall Street protests in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park. A number of new books and commentary pieces mark the impact of the lasting political impact movement. But we should also remember the Occupy memes that touched our lives. Show More Summary
Isn't it wonderful that every birthday is so different? With each year, so much more...grown up? Occupy's First Birthday after being evicted from Zuccotti was held in a tense and confrontive atmosphere in which Storm Troopers disguised as NYC police harassed and arrested 180 protestors. Show More Summary
Protesters began their occupation of Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park on Sept. 17, 2011, nearly two year ago. Participant Media and two filmmakers have commemorated the anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement with a new documentary film that was released Sept. Show More Summary
Yet another aspect of Gary Shteyngart’s dystopian fiction novel Super Sad True Love Story is coming true for reals this week. Besides anticipating Occupy Wall Street, as well as Bloomberg’s sweep of Zuccotti Park (although getting it wrong on how utterly successful such sweeping would be), Shteyngart proposed the idea of instant, real-time and broadcast credit ratings.
It’s been nearly two years since Occupy Wall Street took over Zuccotti Park, and the academic establishment is still chewing through questions it raised about how to understand the 1 percent in America. In particular, how did they get so … Continue reading ?
It’s been less than two years since protesters first set down in New York City’s Zuccotti Park to rally against social and economic injustice, so it’s a little weird that Occupy Wall Street already feels like a distant memory. (Or is that just me?) But a new documentary could help bring us back to those [...]