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Seattle 'Occupy May Day' gets uglyupdated: Wed May 02 2012 15:00:00

"Occupy May Day" protests in Seattle get ugly as police clash with protesters.

Occupiers clash with police in New York; 6 arrestedupdated: Wed Mar 21 2012 16:07:00

Six protesters from the Occupy Wall Street movement were arrested early Wednesday in New York's Union Square Park during a confrontation with police, authorities said.

Dozens arrested as 'Occupy Wall Street' marks 6 monthsupdated: Sun Mar 18 2012 14:53:00

New York police arrested dozens of people in lower Manhattan as the Occupy Wall Street movement marked six months of protests, authorities said Sunday.

Dozens arrested at NYC Occupy protestupdated: Sun Mar 18 2012 14:53:00

New York police arrested dozens of people in Manhattan as the Occupy Wall Street movement marked six months of protests.

For $2,500, Brooklyn artist invites 1% to take home complaints of the 99%updated: Fri Mar 09 2012 12:25:00

Sebastian Errazuriz is at it again, making political statements with his art. This time, the target is the 1% -- of which he may be a member when the art exhibit is through.

Occupy London vows to carry onupdated: Fri Mar 09 2012 12:25:00

Occupy London protesters tell CNN's Atika Shubert that they are not deterred by their camp being broken up.

The year in iReport: 2011 in reviewupdated: Tue Jan 24 2012 06:36:00

CNN iReporters were there for the big stories in 2011, from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street.

12 persons arrested during 'Occupy' protests at U.S. Supreme Courtupdated: Fri Jan 20 2012 16:39:00

Twelve persons were arrested Friday during an "Occupy" demonstration at the U.S. Supreme Court in which protesters were dressed like justices and sang songs of the Motown group The Supremes, officials said.

Donations drying up, Occupy Wall Street slows its spendingupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 05:33:00

Occupy Wall Street is shifting some of its attention from the big banks to its own bank accounts.

Occupy protesters at Santorum eventupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 05:33:00

Occupy protesters clash with Rick Santorum supporters following his exit from a diner in Tilton, New Hampshire.

Cop watchers: Anonymous vs. policeupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 12:36:00

"Expect us" is the favorite tag line for an endless stream of Web videos posted by the Internet collective known as Anonymous. It's a promise and a threat. In 2011, galvanized by the national Occupy movement, Anonymous delivered.

Occupy DC demonstrators bolstered by migrating NYC Occupiersupdated: Tue Jan 03 2012 07:16:00

Some "Occupy" demonstrators who've clashed with police in New York City have migrated south as the new year begins, joining their colleagues in the nation's capital where authorities continue to allow protest camps at two locations.

50 arrested in Occupy Wall Street demonstrationupdated: Sun Dec 18 2011 00:11:00

New York police arrested 50 protesters Saturday on what organizers from Occupy Wall Street were dubbing a day to "re-occupy," coinciding with the movement's three-month anniversary.

Occupy's new tactic has a powerful pastupdated: Fri Dec 16 2011 15:17:00

Over the past few weeks, cities have continued to remove Occupy Wall Street protesters from their encampments. Occupy has responded to these ejections by changing its focus from public spaces toward private property: foreclosed homes.

Deadline passes for Occupy Bostonupdated: Sat Dec 10 2011 07:14:00

Occupy Boston protesters remained in a city square after a midnight deadline passed for them to clear out.

Now it's 'Occupy foreclosed homes'updated: Sat Dec 10 2011 07:14:00

Neighbors said the house on Vermont Street in Brooklyn's East New York neighborhood had been vacant for years. Three years ago the now-defunct predatory lending bank Countrywide refused to renegotiate the ballooning interest rate on a mortgage filled with hidden clauses and traps. Instead, Countrywide sold the mortgage to Bank of America, which, in turn, initiated foreclosure proceedings. In the East New York neighborhood, one of the poorest parts of the United States, more than 16 per 1,000 homes are in foreclosure, the highest rate in New York City and one of the highest nationwide.

Ex-Occupier now holds Wall Street jobupdated: Thu Dec 08 2011 05:38:00

The occupiers of Wall Street have been portrayed by some as radicals, young kids without focus, ne'er-do-wells who'd do anything but get a job. But one woman used her time in at Zuccotti Park differently, and as a result she has gone from Occupy Wall Street to occupying an actual office on Wall Street.

Occupy protester gets job on Wall Streetupdated: Thu Dec 08 2011 05:38:00

Protester Tracy Postert is occupying a new space on Wall Street.

Alec Baldwin supports Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Wed Dec 07 2011 19:22:00

Actor Alec Baldwin talks about his support for the Occupy Wall Street movement.

CNNMoney: Occupy protesters take over foreclosed homesupdated: Tue Dec 06 2011 20:22:00

In more than two dozen cities across the nation Tuesday, an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement took on the housing crisis by re-occupying foreclosed homes, disrupting bank auctions and blocking evictions.

CNNMoney: Occupy Wall Street takes on the housing crisisupdated: Tue Dec 06 2011 12:20:00

Occupy Wall Street and other housing activists are heading to neighborhoods hit hard by foreclosure Tuesday to protest the mistreatment of homeowners by mortgage lenders.

Will Occupy follow tea party's path?updated: Tue Nov 22 2011 11:53:00

Occupy Wall Street finds itself at a crossroads.

CNNMoney: Occupy Wall Street has money to burnupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 10:20:00

Just days after Occupy Wall Street's two month anniversary, Zuccotti Park sits nearly empty -- but the same can't be said about the movement's bank account.

Occupy Roundup: Campus fallout, a silent protest and a new encampmentupdated: Sun Nov 20 2011 19:24:00

What started as the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York in September has spread across major cities worldwide as a call to action against unequal distribution of wealth.

King: 'Occupy' protesters make no senseupdated: Fri Nov 18 2011 05:43:00

New York Rep. Peter King and community organizers Van Jones square off over the mission of Occupy Wall Street protesters.

Sachs: OWS movement marks changeupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 10:09:00

Economist Jeffrey Sachs explains why he believes the Occupy Wall Street movement is crucial to America's future.

CNNMoney: Occupy Wall Street - without the campingupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 21:03:00

A judge made life much tougher for the Occupy Wall Street movement Tuesday, backing New York City's attempt to prohibit tents and overnight camping at Zuccotti Park, the movement's spiritual home.

Occupy Wall Street protesters evictedupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 11:53:00

Police evict Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park in New York.

Occupy roundup: Legal action and a surprise evictionupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 11:53:00

What started as the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York in September has spread across major cities worldwide as a call to action against unequal distribution of wealth.

Occupy Wall Street's next moveupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 10:45:00

Last night, police raided and evicted protesters from the Occupy Wall Street site. This comes on the heels of recent police crackdowns on Occupy encampments all across the country. But if you think that's the end of the 99% movement, guess again. It's still just getting started.

Occupy crackdowns appear to growupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 07:54:00

CNN takes a look at recent confrontations between police and Occupy protesters in Denver, Portland, and Oakland.

Cities struggle to deal with occupy movementupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 07:54:00

Police in riot gear moved into the Occupy Oakland encampment Monday, tearing down tents and arresting some protesters, the latest effort by city officials across the country to gain control over a movement that some leaders say has become a public safety and health threat.

How technology is reorganizing political protest movementsupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 19:30:00

A column by New York Times Public Editor Arthur Brisbane on Sunday raised a plaintive question: "Who is Occupy Wall Street?"

The Occupy Lifeupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 05:37:00

CNN's Don Lemon talks with producer Jarrett Bellini about his time amongst the "Occupy Wall Street" protesters.

How art propels Occupy Wall Street updated: Fri Nov 04 2011 13:38:00

Art has emerged as a major vehicle for expressing the Occupy Wall Street movement.

CNNMoney: Bernanke chides Occupy Wall Street 'misconceptions'updated: Thu Nov 03 2011 18:44:00

America's top central banker "sympathizes" with the Occupy Wall Street protesters and thinks many of their frustrations with the sluggish economy are "understandable."

CNNMoney: O.W.S. stages walk-out of Harvard econ classupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 14:20:00

An Occupy Wall Street group at Harvard University staged a walk-out Wednesday afternoon of the introductory economics class of Greg Mankiw, a former Bush administration economic advisor now working with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

From Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 10:19:00

Fresh from covering widespread Middle East unrest, CNN's Ben Wedeman looks at more modest Occupy Wall Street protests.

CNNMoney: Occupy Wall Street applies for trademarkupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 12:03:00

Even anarchic movements like to have some legal protections: Occupy Wall Street's organizers have applied to trademark their movement's name.

CNNMoney: The 53%: We are NOT Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Sun Oct 30 2011 07:54:00

Occupy Wall Street protesters might say they represent 99% of the nation, but there's a growing number of Americans who are making it clear they are not part of the dissident crowd.

Occupy Wall Street is going nowhere without leadershipupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 07:13:00

I would not take anything away from the success of Occupy Wall Street in bringing so many people together in Lower Manhattan and elsewhere. It is quite an accomplishment.

Wall Street CEO takes on 'Occupiers'updated: Fri Oct 28 2011 07:13:00

Peter Schiff debates Occupy protesters and Dr. Cornell West on taxes, the wealth gap and who should pay what.

Occupy Wall Street protesters support injured war veteranupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 20:13:00

More Occupy Wall Street protests were scheduled in New York on Thursday, a day after demonstrators marched to support an Iraq war veteran who was hurt in California.

War veteran becomes 'Occupy' protest heroupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 20:13:00

'Occupy' protestors rally in support of Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen who was injured at a demonstration in Oakland.

History lessons of Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 10:04:00

CNN's Maggie Lake discusses historical parallels to the Occupy Wall Street Movement with Nobel Laureate Eric Foner.

Tear gas used on Occupy protesters in Oakland, Californiaupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 21:23:00

Authorities made a series of arrests at Occupy Wall Street protests in California and Georgia on Tuesday and Wednesday, with clashes in one city that involved tear gas being used on demonstrators.

Occupy Wall Street won't be pigeonholedupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 10:11:00

As Occupy Wall Street demonstrates its staying power, media increasingly portray it favorably. Because of its success, the movement is being asked to put forth a list of its demands. So far, members have said no. And well they should.

Wall Street protesters agree to curb drummingupdated: Tue Oct 25 2011 22:53:00

In response to residents' repeated complaints about noise, Wall Street protesters in New York have agreed to limit drumming to just four hours a day.

Occupy Wall Street beta tests a new way of livingupdated: Tue Oct 25 2011 09:10:00

The more familiar something looks, the less threatening it seems. This is why images of funny-looking college students marching up Broadway or shirtless boys banging on drums comprise the bulk of the imagery we see of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Stockbrokers look on, police man the barricades and what appears to be a traditional protest movement carries on another day, week or month.

New York couple tries to trademark 'Occupy Wall St.'updated: Tue Oct 25 2011 08:00:00

A Long Island couple wants to trademark the slogan "Occupy Wall St." with the intent to sell sweatshirts, T-shirts, bumper stickers and hobo bags, among other merchandise.

CNNMoney: An Occupy Wall Street view from within the 1%updated: Fri Oct 21 2011 11:54:00

Fred Wilson, an active investor in technology companies, is a managing partner at Union Square Ventures in New York City and the author of A VC, where a version of this article first appeared. I walked from the West Side Highway to Chinatown last weekend in the early afternoon. I passed not one, but two marches uptown to Times Square and walked along with them for a while. New York City is in the throes of the Occupy Wall Street protests. What was most noticeable to me was not the protestors and their signs and chants. It was the amount of police accompanying them. It was a massive show of force. And it was scary to see.

CNNMoney: Occupy Wall Street reacts to Goldman Sachs payupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 14:06:00

Goldman Sachs has set aside $10 billion for staff pay so far this year, or roughly $292,000 per employee. That's down $78,000 from last year.

Cain: Protestors' anger is misdirectedupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 05:45:00

Herman Cain talks about the Occupy Wall Street protests and who he thinks is really to blame for the economic crisis.

Inclement weather pummels New York protestersupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 16:39:00

A smaller-than-usual group of protesters encamped in a Lower Manhattan park braved a dose of inclement weather Wednesday, holding down tents and plastic tarps as heavy rains and winds swept through the city.

Time for GOP to address Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 10:29:00

Pressure is mounting on Republicans to address spreading public protests against Wall Street. How they answer could shape the political landscape from here to the November elections.

CNNMoney: Big bonuses alive on Wall Street. Why?updated: Tue Oct 18 2011 19:15:00

If a company discloses that its profits plunged by nearly 75%, why are its compensation expenses only down about 25%?

Occupy Wall Street: An experiment in consensus-buildingupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 15:04:00

In Manhattan's protest hub, the big decisions are made by consensus.

Inside Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 15:04:00

CNN's Nick Parker looks at the organization and infrastructure of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Wall Street demonstrations start second monthupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 11:35:00

Despite political criticism and ongoing arrests, Occupy Wall Street rode a wave of global momentum into its second month Tuesday, showing no sign of losing steam.

Occupy Wall Street: How long can it last?updated: Tue Oct 18 2011 07:03:00

One month in, it shows no sign of losing steam.

CNNMoney: How Occupy Wall Street can really change banksupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 13:33:00

If Occupy Wall Street really wants to make a difference, they need to get some of their members to occupy annual shareholder meetings.

CNNMoney: GE's Immelt empathizes with Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 12:46:00

General Electric's CEO Jeff Immelt said Monday he empathizes with the grievances of the Occupy Wall Street protesters.

Protesters arrested nationwide as Occupy Wall Street rallies hit monthlong markupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 05:41:00

Police hauled away protesters in various cities Sunday as Occupy Wall Street rallies continued for the 30th day.

'Occupy Wall Street' a 'progressive Tea Party'?updated: Mon Oct 17 2011 05:41:00

Without clearly-defined goals, can the 'Occupy Wall Street' movement have a political impact? Chrystia Freeland, David Gergen and Stephen Moore discuss with Ali Velshi.

What will victory look like for Occupy Wall Street?updated: Sat Oct 15 2011 03:49:00

Director and actor Orson Welles once said, "If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story."

Occupy park cleaning postponedupdated: Sat Oct 15 2011 03:49:00

The New York City mayor's office postpones a cleaning of Zuccotti Park after protesters refused to vacate the site.

Occupy Wall Street should be a moral, not political, movementupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 22:59:00

Whenever there is an uprising among the people of this country in the form of protests and organized dissent, especially with a presidential election 13 months away, the discussion inevitably shifts to what it will mean for one of the nation's two political parties.

Wall Street protesters vow to stay putupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 22:27:00

Protesters will resist any efforts to remove them from the Lower Manhattan park where they have been camped for nearly a month, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's order that they vacate the park at 7 a.m. Friday so it can be cleaned, an organizer said Thursday.

CNNMoney: Occupy Wall Street raises over $150,000updated: Thu Oct 13 2011 12:44:00

After 26 days of protests in New York's financial center, the Occupy Wall Street movement has raised over $150,000 in donations, according to Pete Dutro, a member of the protest's financial arm.

U.S. contrasts NY protests to Syrian crackdownupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 08:12:00

The U.S. government struck back Thursday against what it called "lots of news" about the Occupy Wall Street movement on Syrian television.

Mayor visits NYC protesters, orders cleaning of park updated: Wed Oct 12 2011 21:35:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg met with Occupy Wall Street protesters Wednesday evening and informed them that the private park where they have been staying for nearly four weeks will be cleaned on Friday, according to a statement from the Deputy Mayor for Operations Cas Holloway.

Tumblr becomes platform for Occupy Wall Street debateupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 12:29:00

The blogging platform Tumblr -- which sits somewhere between Twitter and WordPress on the social media spectrum -- has become one of the more interesting places to watch the debate about the Occupy Wall Street protests unfold.

Editor explains '99% blog' successupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 12:29:00

Priscilla Grim, editor of the "We are the 99 Percent" Tumblr blog, on why the blog is resonating with protestors.

CNNMoney: Why Occupy Wall Street isn't about a list of demandsupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 12:21:00

A lot of lip service has been paid to the idea that Occupy Wall Street lacks focus. The critics ask: What's the goal of these protests? Everyone wants something different.

CNNMoney: Occupy Wall Street... mansionsupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 07:48:00

Occupy Wall Street is on the move ... uptown.

People of Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 17:44:00

CNN's Susan Candiotti profiles some of the people participating in New York's Occupy Wall Street.

Wall Street protest's long historical rootsupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 15:16:00

Spend any time with Occupy Wall Street, as I have during the last two weeks, and you come away believing the movement is here for the long run. In New York, where I live, they have made a home out of Zuccotti Park. The park, which is dominated by honey locust trees and a 70-foot-high, red-steel Mark di Suvero sculpture, is just one block square in size, but Occupy Wall Street has made inching through the park and its overflow crowds feel like being at an old-fashioned family picnic.

Occupy Wall Street protests continue, with fresh push planned targeting banksupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 09:30:00

The Occupy Wall Street demonstrators will leave the confines of Lower Manhattan Tuesday and head uptown, organizers said.

The fluttering fingers of 'Occupy'updated: Tue Oct 11 2011 09:30:00

The protesters occupying Wall Street have a whole set of hand signals. CNN's Jeanne Moos tries to decipher them.

Mobile tools for protests -- then and nowupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 16:35:00

As Occupy Wall Street demonstrations spread to cities across the U.S., protesters, bystanders and interested people almost everywhere are using mobile devices to share and follow events on the ground.

Activists 'not surprised' by criticismupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 14:16:00

Atlanta activists respond to criticism aimed at participants in the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Occupy Wall Street protesters are American patriotsupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 14:16:00

"An unconditional right to say what one pleases about public affairs is what I consider to be the minimum guarantee of the First Amendment." -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black, New York Times Co. vs. Sullivan, 1964

Millionaire's tax is on targetupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 11:39:00

Here's one idea that could unite Main Street voters with Occupy Wall Street protesters -- raise taxes only on individuals making more than $1 million a year and use that revenue to pay for President Barack Obama's jobs bill, which is made up of bipartisan policy proposals to get the economy moving again.

24 days of Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 11:02:00

The Occupy Wall Street movement is now in its fourth week and still gaining momentum. CNN's Greg Black reports.

Rangel talks to Wall Street protestersupdated: Sun Oct 09 2011 17:12:00

Rep. Charles Rangel shares what he knows from talking to the Occupy Wall Street protesters.

Arrest outside White House as lawmakers debate protestsupdated: Sun Oct 09 2011 17:12:00

Politicians fought Sunday to cast the ongoing Wall Street protests in a very different light, with two GOP presidential candidates calling them "class warfare" and prominent Democrats expressing support for the protesters' message.

CNNMoney: Obama, Cantor spar over Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Fri Oct 07 2011 14:54:00

The Occupy Wall Street protests have sparked another fight -- between Republicans and President Obama.

Occupy vs. the tea party?updated: Thu Oct 06 2011 22:14:00

Is Occupy Wall Street the new tea party? CNN's Jim Acosta reports. Tim Robbins, Penn Badgley Join 'Occupy Wall Street' Causeupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 19:29:00

The actors join an ongoing demonstration in downtown Manhattan

CNNMoney: Occupy Wall Street lands on private propertyupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 14:32:00

Many of the Occupy Wall Street protesters might not realize it, but they got really lucky when they elected to gather at Zuccotti Park in downtown Manhattan.

CNNMoney: How Occupy Wall Street has evolvedupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 05:47:00

When Occupy Wall Street began on September 17, the protest consisted of a few hundred people speaking out about corporate greed and inequality. They practiced tai chi in a park near Wall Street, painted homemade signs and discussed what their demands should be.

A liberal tea party?updated: Wed Oct 05 2011 19:44:00

Carol Costello asks "Could Occupy Wall Street be the dawn of a liberal Tea Party?"

Occupy protests spread across U.S.updated: Wed Oct 05 2011 13:09:00

A look back at the last few days as the Occupy Wall Street protests continue around the country.

Think Occupy Wall St. is a phase? You don't get itupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 13:09:00

Like the spokesmen for Arab dictators feigning bewilderment over protesters' demands, mainstream television news reporters finally training their attention on the growing Occupy Wall Street protest movement seem determined to cast it as the random, silly blather of an ungrateful and lazy generation of weirdos. They couldn't be more wrong and, as time will tell, may eventually be forced to accept the inevitability of their own obsolescence.

Unions endorse, will join Occupy Wall Street protestsupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 22:11:00

Several unions endorsed the two-week-old Occupy Wall Street movement and plan to join the protesters' street theater in New York on Wednesday, labor leaders said.

'Occupy Wall Street' protests spreadupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 22:11:00

Seattle, Boston, Los Angeles all saw protests over the weekend. But what exactly do they want? Patricia Wu reports.

Wall Street protests enter 14th dayupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 04:27:00

Protests to draw attention to the power of Wall Street firms in the United States and world economies will continue for a 14th straight day Friday in New York City.

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