There were plenty of police (and barricades) around Foley Square on September 16, the anniversary of the Occupy movement, but nothing like when a politician or other political operative appears in the city.
Occupy Wall Street held a May Day protest in Union Square NYC, and BuzzFeed went. But only for the free haircuts. BuzzFeed’s own Ryan Broderick decided to check it out.
Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris saw his bid to stop prosecutors from subpoenaing his Twitter records shut down by Manhattan’s geekiest judge, Matthew Sciarrino Jr.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to throw a whole bunch of money off a building and into the street? So did we.
Check out the graffiti and digital art Occupy Wall Street is using to publicize their May Day General Strike!
A few protesters tried to disrupt Sarah Palin’s speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference today. They didn’t last long: the crowd (and Palin herself!) chanted “USA, USA” at the occupiers as security removed them.
Andrew Breitbart really lost it Friday night on Occupiers protesting outside the Conservative Political Action Conference.
With all the talk about the 1% in recent months, it’s been pretty common to wonder where we all measure up compared to that famous percentage of wealth. The New York Times has put out two graphics analyzing what the wealth distribution of the nation really looks like. Click on the links below to try them yourselves.
Members of San Francisco’s Rainforest Action Network covered 85 Bank of America ATM screens with overlay stickers, the environmental organization reported, to create awareness of “everything BoA customers’ money is being used for.”
The owner of Java Joe’s in Des Moines gave the boot to a handful of Occupy Iowa demonstrators Friday morning. The coffee shop’s proprietor, who was hosting a scheduled appearance by GOP hopeful Newt Gingrich, said she “had to shut [the protest] down” and “couldn’t stand it.”
Not a good look for the movement. The mishap occurred Friday in Iowa during Chris Christie’s stump speech for Mitt Romney.
Apparently, St. Nick has some explaining to do.
My hometown paper reported yesterday that “police confiscated signs and other items from the Occupy Fort Worth site” yesterday — but there was just, like, one guy there. “Before it got cold maybe six dudes were hangin’ out,” one local told BuzzFeed. “They were about as distracting to motorists as those guys dressed in gorilla costumes waving around vacuum-for-sale signs.” Check out the before/after photos of the sleepy Texas town’s “site” below.
Found outside a home in Rocklin, CA, the most awesome lawn display ever. Calvin and Hobbes stand with the 99 percent! (via robotmutant.com).
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It’s illegal to camp out in the parks in Melbourne, Australia, so protesters decided to wear their tents as clothing. In America, this is what we would call trolling the cops.
He certainly has strong feelings on the subject. NSFW language, so watch your ears.
Watch Serene Branson deal with some crazy dude that keeps on asking her to go shopping. SHE DOESN’T WANT TO GO SHOPPING.
Watch and despair for humanity.
Albany, New York has one of only a dozen or so remaining Occupy camps. Over the weekend I decided to check it out. Here’s my favorite occupier I saw there.
Miley Cyrus’ new music video for her song “Liberty Walk” is set to clips of Occupy protests from around the world.