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Cop says Occupy Wall Street activist hit him in the eye

A South Bronx cop said an Occupy Wall Street activist threw a tantrum over being asked to leave Zuccotti Park during a March 2012 cleaning — then popped him in the eye with her elbow.

Occupy Wall Street's Last Battle

On March 17, 2012, Occupy Wall Street activists celebrated the six month anniversary of their protest movement by attempting to re-occupy Zuccotti Park. A scuffle with police that night which led to a trial about to take place in New York. Show More Summary

Activist Allegedly Beaten Into Unconsciousness By Police Faces 7 Years In Prison For Elbowing Cop

Cecily McMillan says police grabbed her breast and beat her during a mass arrest at Zuccotti Park. The post Activist Allegedly Beaten Into Unconsciousness By Police Faces 7 Years In Prison For Elbowing Cop appeared first on ThinkProgress.

New York City Activists Project Giant, Roving Eyeball Onto The Verizon Building

U.S. telecommunications companies are in for some Big Brother branding, whether they like it or not. Two months after protesters first settled in Zuccotti Park in the fall of 2011, something curious happened to the Verizon Building at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge. Show More Summary

Unfazed by irony, Walmart sells 'Occupy' posters online

A shot of a protester in Zuccotti Park, where the movement started as stand against corporate greed in 2011, can be yours!

Walmart Sells Out $50 Occupy Wall Street Posters

[UPDATE: Now they're sold out.] Two panoramic photos of Occupy Wall Street's heyday in Zuccotti Park have been printed on "Premium Heavy Stock Paper which captures all of the vivid colors and details" of the protests; you can buy these images on Walmart.com for $52.25 for a 36" x 12" print, or $42.75 for a 27" x 9" print. Show More Summary

Mapping The New "Solidarity Economy" Of New York City

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

Occupy Visa? Occupy Wall Street May Be Getting a Credit Card

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

Joy Arises, Rules Fall Apart

Note: Yesterday was the second anniversary of the beginning of the Occupy Wall Street movement in Zuccotti Park in New York City. It was a major harbinger of the Uranus-Pluto square, which is still... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!

Optimistic Ideas For Finance, On Occupy Wall Street's Second Birthday

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

Occupy's Second Anniversary in Pictures

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

Two Years Later Occupy Wall Street is Gone but Narrative Lives On

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

Photos: At Least Two Arrested During Occupy's Anniversary March

               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

EXCLUSIVE: Hipster Cop Is A Republican Who Voted For...

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

Maybe Occupy Wall Street Wasn't Such A Failure After All

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

Two years later: Did Occupy Wall Street make a difference?

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

A.M. Links: Alleged Navy Yard Gunman Arrested Before, U.N. Still Debating Syria Resolution as Rebels Demand Action, Occupy Wall Street Returns

7 months agoNews : Reason

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

Letter to my OWS Sweetheart

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

De Blasio dodges Occupy Wall Street anniversary

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

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