Sunday, October 2, 2011

Occupy Wall Street: A Fuse Has Been Ignited!

Occupy Wall Street: A Fuse Has Been Ignited!

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Take Brooklyn Bridge; 500 Arrested
ABC News (blog)

Some 500 demonstrators were arrested today at the Occupy Wall Street protests spread to the Brooklyn Bridge, closing down a lane of traffic for hours, New York City police said. The hundreds of arrests come as the demonstration enters its third week,...See all stories on this topic »-ABC News (blog)

More than 500 arrested in Wall Street protest
Toronto Sun
Protesters marched to Wall Street as they call for action against big businesses and politics. REUTERS/Mike Segar An Occupy Wall Street protester reads a newspaper in Zuccotti Park in New York October 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi (UNITED STATES ...See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street: march on police plaza - live
The Guardian
The Occupy Wall Street demonstrators are planning to march on the New York police department headquarters in protest at last week's pepper-spray controversy. Paul Harris (PH) and Adam Gabbatt (AG) are there Occupy Wall Street demonstrrations in New ...See all stories on this topic »-The Guardian

Growing Occupy Wall Street movement evokes the Wisconsin Capitol protests
Earlier this year, a call went out from Adbusters to "Occupy Wall Street." What that meant was left up to whoever chose to respond to the call to action. On Saturday, September 17, a few thousand took to the streets in New York, and solidarity actions...See all stories on this topic »-Isthmus

CONFIRMED: Radiohead Playing Occupy Wall Street TODAY!
[UPDATE BELOW] Gawker is peddling a juicy rumor that is so far unsubstantiated, but nevertheless: Radiohead is playing downtown for the Occupy Wall Street protest this afternoon, a source tells Adrien Chen. It looks like the band has been following ...See all stories on this topic »-Gothamist

Thousands Show up to Occupy Wall Street, but no Radiohead
International Business Times
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | September 30, 2011 4:49 PM EDT Thousands packed Zuccotti Park on Friday afternoon hoping to see Radiohead perform at the Occupy Wall Street Protests, but unfortunately for fans, the band did not show up. ...See all stories on this topic »-International Business Times

UPI NewsTrack TopNews
NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- About 400 Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested by New York City police Saturday when they blocked traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge, authorities said. Police spokesman Paul J. Browne told The New York Times demonstrators ...See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street: A Larger March and Standoff on the Brooklyn Bridge
A protester reacts as he is arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge during an Occupy Wall Street protest in New York October 1, 2011. From the inside, the throng of “Occupy Wall Street” protesters marching through Lower Manhattan on Saturday felt chaotic. ...See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street: Days Of Rage, Hours Of Opportunism - OpEd
Eurasia Review
There are people who have reason to be enraged at Wall Street, but they rarely show up at rallies. They are too busy working a second job in their seventies or sitting outside a factory that was shipped off to China. And the people who do show up at ...See all stories on this topic »

Marines Headed to Occupy Wall Street to Protect Peaceful New York City Protesters?
Muncie Free Press
According to a statement on the Occupy Wall Street website, the movement represents anger over what they call the principle of “profit over and above all else.” “The one thing we all have in common is that We Are The 99% that will no longer tolerate ...See all stories on this topic »-Muncie Free Press

'Occupy Wall Street Journal' Surpasses Kickstarter Goal
Village Voice (blog)
30 2011 at 1:32 PM ​Occupy Wall Street is starting to look less like an extended camping trip (kind of): It now has a mailing address, an info line, and it will soon have its own newspaper. The Occupy Wall Street Journal has surpassed its $12000 ...See all stories on this topic »

Police: Hundreds of 'Occupy Wall Street' protesters get tickets
CNN International
By the CNN Wire Staff Police encounter demonstators on the Brooklyn Bridge during the Occupy Wall Street protests on Saturday. New York (CNN) -- Police have issued tickets to hundreds of protesters who occupied an iconic New York bridge during ..See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street "hoaxed" about Radiohead performance
CBS News
Radiohead is setting the record straight: They will not be performing at the Occupy Wall Streetprotest on Friday. "We wish the best of luck to the protesters there, but contrary to earlier rumours, we will not be appearing today at #occupywallstreet," ...See all stories on this topic »

Hackers joining Wall Street protests
New York Post
While the DHS warning doesn't mention Wall Street protests in particular, it did say that “publicized events” like Occupy Wall Street may motivate the group. Nevertheless, the agency wouldn't weigh in on the ways it might monitor Anonymous's ...See all stories on this topic »

The Occupy Wall Street Movement
Center for Research on Globalization
by David DeGraw As the occupation of Wall Street moves into its third week, there are many questions about the organizers behind the ongoing protests and the origins of the 99% Movement. As one of the many people who actively supported the effort, ...See all stories on this topic »-Center for Research on Globalization

Gunning for Wall Street, With Faulty Aim
New York Times
TO THE STREET Many downtown workers encountered demonstrators last week at Zuccotti Park, some with a group called Occupy Wall Street. By GINIA BELLAFANTE By late morning on Wednesday, Occupy Wall Street, a noble but fractured and airy movement of ...See all stories on this topic »-New York Times

Occupy Wall Street rediscovers the radical imagination | David ...
David Graeber: The young people protesting in Wall Street and beyond reject this vain economic order. They have come to reclaim the future.

Despite NYPD Efforts, Wall Street Stays Occupied - The ITT List
The "Occupy Wall Street" protest began on Saturday, September 17, and was originally prompted by a call from Adbusters, as described by Patrick Glennon here ...

A Message From Occupied Wall Street (Day Five) |
News and resources for protesters attending the mass demonstration on Wall Street against financial greed and corruption.

Support my citizen journalism here: ---- 9- 20-11 This video was taken Sept. 20, 2011 at 10:08 a.m ...

Op-Ed: Wall Street is Occupied protest not getting media coverage
Wall Street is being occupied by protesters against corporate greed. Several of the peaceful protesters have been arrested during the Occupy Wall Street protest ...

Occupy New Orleans | Protest for American Revolution
News and resources for protesters occupying New Orleans in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street.

-Occupy Wall Street -- America's own Arab Spring? - YouTube
Crowds gathered in New York's financial district to protest Wall Street greed, corruption and lack of accountability. RT's Anastasia Churkina

-Unions Join Occupy Wall St. - YouTube
It's day 13 of the Occupy Wall Street protests. The arrests continue, and the cries for change continue, but it looks like progress is being made

Occupy Wall St. | Facebook
Occupy Wall St. - Description: The time has come to deploy this emerging stratagem against the greatest corrupter of our democracy: Wall Street, the financial

Live Coverage: Occupy Wall Street
The aim of #OCCUPYWALLSTREET is to draw protesters to New York's financial district in a non-violent protest to spark a mass movement against corporate

Occupy Wall Street movement receiving mail and supplies from supporters across ...
New York Daily News
BY Christina Boyle Casey O'Neill, 30, of Oakland, Calif. unpacks boxes sent to theOccupy Wall Street movement in Zucotti Park Friday. Twice a day, the Occupy Wall Street movement gets mail - so much the protesters had to designate an official "mailman ...See all stories on this topic »-New York Daily News

For "Occupy Wall Street," Radiohead just a sideshow
CBS News
The city of New York has been abuzz with rumors that the band Radiohead will perform at the "Occupy Wall Street" protests in lower Manhattan this afternoon. As of this writing, Radiohead's management has denied that the band will perform, while Occupy ...See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street Live Video Protests | Mediaite
By Frances Martel
It has been an eventful Saturday for the protesters that have been camped out in Downtown Manhattan for some weeks now, at the protest now known as Occupy Wall Street. As of now they have mostly remained in place, but attempted an ...Mediaite

#OccupyWallStreet - 'The Marines are Coming to PROTECT the ...
October 1, 2011 - TAMPA, FL - The Occupy Wall Street movement may have just received an unexpected surprise – United States Army and Marine troops are reportedly on their way to various protest locations to support the movement and to ...in5d Esoteric, Spiritual and...

'Occupy Wall Street' Live from Liberty Square | The Raw Story
By Roxanne Cooper
Next Previous. occupychicago-screen · Police try to divert Critical Mass ride away from 'Occupy Chicago' · foxhostwallstreet · Fox host: Occupy Wall Street protestors are 'dirty' and useless · gulfofmexicos-screen · Professor: Mississippi river is ...The Raw Story

OCCUPY WALL STREET: Analyzing Their List Of Grievances...
By Henry Blodget
The Occupy Wall Street protestors hit the big time this afternoon, when they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge. They also .... We, the New York City General Assembly occupying Wall Street in Liberty Square, urge you to assert your power. Exercise ...Business Insider

occupy wall street «
By teppo
So, what are the specific demands of the Occupy Wall Street protest? Here are some sources of information that I ran into -. An active twitter presence, @OccupyWallSt. A very active #occupywallstreet twitter hashtag. A relatively detailed

Occupy Wall Street: New York Times Reporter Arrested During ...
By Rebecca Ford
Saturday's demonstration led to hundreds of arrests and the closure of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Arrests Made at Occupy Wall Street March on Brooklyn Bridge ...
By Nick Greene
Watch live streaming video from globalrevolution at Police have arrested protesters at today's Occupy Wall Street March on the Brooklyn...Runnin' Scared

Daily Kos: Is Twitter blocking Occupy Wall Street from trending in the ...
By (Chris Bowers)
Occupy Wall Street is trending everywhere on Twitter, except in the United States: Click for larger image. Nothing to see here. Literally. Update: Twitter says no: Not so, says Twitter's Carolyn Penner, who pointed us to this blog post, written after ...recommended

'Occupy Wall Street' Protests Spill Onto Brooklyn Bridge, Shut Down ...
By skschust
The Brooklyn-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge were shut down for hours after participants of "Occupy Wall Street" took their demonstration right on to the car lanes Saturday.CBS New York

Occupy Wall Street: What Hollywood Is Saying About the Protests ...
By THR staff
Mark Ruffalo, Yoko Ono and Russell Simmons react to the demonstrations in New York. Movies

Hey, all you “Occupy Wall Street” protesters: that's really considerate ...
By TrogloPundit
Those “Occupy Wall Street” protesters – the ones who've been camping out in New York's financial district because they don't have jobs and can't afford video games – are being incredibly helpful: NEW YORK (Reuters) – Protesters who have ...Right Wing News

Occupy Wall Street: Big banks do nothing but big bangs — RT
Protests in New York highlighting the plight of the US economy and slamming the corporations behind it are not going away, at least until the end of winter. As unions join in, the "Occupy Wall Street" movement seems to be gaining more ...News RSS : Today

'Occupy Wall Street' Protestors Rejuvenated by Michael Moore Support

Christian Post
Moore came around 7 pm to New York's Zuccotti Park where the “Occupy Wall Street” protestors have set the stage for their protest against corporate greed and its social and economic impact on the United States. Moore told protestors, “Change has to ...See all stories on this topic »

For the anti-corporate Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, the semi-corporate ...
Capital New York
So the rules governing the space that the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators have made their home—protestors immediately re-christened it Liberty Park—are tough to figure out. But that might actually turn out to be a boon to the occupiers, ...See all stories on this topic »

'Occupy Wall Street,' save the world?

Washington Post (blog)
By Martha Woodroof A protester wears a dollar bill over his mouth at the start of a march by demonstrators opposed to corporate profits on Wall Street on September 30, 2011 New York City. Over one thousand activists affiliated with the Occupy Wall ...See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street: Hundreds Led onto Brooklyn Bridge by Police and Arrested
“The cops watched and did nothing, indeed, seemed to guide us on to the roadway,” said Jesse A. Myerson, a media coordinator for Occupy Wall Street who was in the march but was not arrested. Adding fuel to the fire, a large donation from JP Morgan ...See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street Day 13, October 2, 2011
eNews Park Forest
Hundreds of people poured into the street for the second daily march. Drums roared, feet pounded the wet concrete, and voiced chanted protest slogans like the favorite; “THE PEOPLE, TOGETHER, WILL NEVER BE DEFEATED.”See all stories on this topic »

Arrest of 700 Occupy Wall Protesters a Good Sign for Protests
Police have arrested over 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters who occupied the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down traffic for hours. Many protesters complained that police had tricked them into moving in front of traffic instead of staying on the side of the ...See all stories on this topic »

Bill O'Reilly And Sean Hannity Send Film Crews To Occupy Wall Street Protests
... Hannity noted at the end of his segment that he spent time talking to one of the protesters and found common ground on which to agree. If Sean Hannity can get along with an anti-capitalist Wall Street protester, there is hope for humanity just yet. See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street protest: NYPD accused of heavy-handed tactics
The Guardian
Police square off against protesters on Brooklyn bridge during the Occupy Wall Streetmarch. Photograph: Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters The New York police department has come under criticism for heavy-handed tactics during the Occupy Wall Street march over ...See all stories on this topic »-The Guardian

Occupy Wall St, SlutWalk, Hot Chicks, Van Jones
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
A lot to put together in one blog post, but all interrelated: Occupy Wall St, SlutWalk, Hot Chicks, and Oakland's Van Jones. As stated over at, there are similarities and differences between Occupy Wall St and SlutWalk, two organized ...See all stories on this topic »-

'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters in NYC Decry Corruption, Greed
Wall Street Journal
They call their leaderless movement “Occupy Wall Street” and they are opposed to what they say is a government controlled by corporate money and the growing income gap between the very wealthy and the rest of America. ...See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street: Video Update - Censorship in America
Wall Street Journal
We welcome your thoughtful comments. Please comply with our Community rules. All comments will display your real name. Share articles and post your comments on Facebook What's this? You can connect your Facebook profile with to share articles, ...See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street Target JPMorgan Paid Police Monitors, Paid Blair for OPT
Inner City Press
By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, October 2 -- As over 700 Occupy Wall Streetprotesters were arrested Saturday by the New York City Police Department, in the scrum at the entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge there was talk of mega-bank JP Morgan Chase ...See all stories on this topic »

Wall Street Protesters Plan For The Long Term
A protest in New York dubbed "Occupy Wall Street" appears to be settling in for the long term. Twice a day, protesters leave the tents, makeshift kitchen and free bookstore set up in Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan and begin a slow march down the ...See all stories on this topic »

Hundreds arrested in Wall St. protests
The group Occupy Wall Street has been camped out in a plaza in Manhattan's Financial District for nearly two weeks staging various marches, and had orchestrated an impromptu trek to Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon. They walked in thick rows on the ...See all stories on this topic »

'Occupy Maine' protest descends on Monument Square
The Free Press of the University of Southern Maine
Dozens of people gathered in Monument Square yesterday, braving the rain to call for financial accountability, an end to corporate greed and to express solidarity with the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City. According to the website ...See all stories on this topic »

Keith Olbermann Covers Occupy Wall Street Protests Media ...
Declaration of the Occupation of New York City: As we gather together in solidarity to express a feeling of mass injustice, we must not lose sight ...

Occupy Wall Street - Veteran Activist Speaks Out
He is rather enthusiastic about Occupy Wall Street even though at 74, he is not ready to jump in his van and drive across the country and get himself arrested. I asked him for his thoughts which he has been kind enough to share. ...See all stories on this topic »

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Huffington Post
The Wall Street protests represent the most potentially transforming political movement in generations: finally a revolt against the root problem that corrupts and paralyzes US government. And the nascent movement might actually succeed if we stop ...See all stories on this topic »

Fil-Ams joined "Occupy Wall Street" protest
In a press statement sent to all, about 20 Filipino-Americans under the banner of BAYAN USA (Bqgong Alyansang Makabayan-USA) joined yesterday's massive march and rally from theOccupy Wall Street site in Manhattan's financial district to the ...See all stories on this topic »

Wall Street protesters: We're in for the long haul
... over the last couple of weeks and they have no intention of stopping. The Occupy Wall Streetdemonstration started out small, with less than a dozen college students, but has grown to include thousands of people in communities across the country.See all stories on this topic »

Over 700 arrested after swarming NY's Brooklyn Bridge, shutting down lane of ...
Washington Post
The Occupy Wall Street demonstration started out small, with less than a dozen college students, but has grown to include thousands of people in communities across the country. ( no / Associated Press ) - A large group of protesters affiliated with the ...See all stories on this topic »

Wall Street warned about possible hacking attack by 'Anonymous'
The Australian
While the DHS warning did not mention the Wall Street protests in particular, it did say that "publicized events" like Occupy Wall Street, which is in its third week in Manhattan, may motivate the group. Nevertheless, the agency would not weigh in on ...See all stories on this topic »

Week in Review: Occupy Wall Street, Saudi Women Suffrage, DADT Cases Moot
The New Civil Rights Movement
by Tanya Domi on October 2, 2011 This Week in Review is highlighted by gay xenophobia in Serbia, and the burgeoning “Occupy Wall Street” protests were marked by labor unions joining the fight along with 700 arrests on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York ...See all stories on this topic »-

Afghanistan presses Pakistan...Yemen: Bomb maker not among dead...Occupying ...
9&10 News
NEW YORK (AP) — The Occupy Wall Street demonstration started out small, with less than a dozen college students. But it's grown considerably and the protesters who have been camping out in Manhattan's Financial District say they have no intention of ...See all stories on this topic »

Geraldo Rivera and Fox News Come Down to 'Occupy Wall Street' (Video)
New York Observer
The Fox anchor was immediately mobbed by Occupy Wall Street supporters who had just moments earlier been putting together a breakfast spread of bean sprout and cheese sandwiches (something that the news crews made sure to capture for B-roll)....See all stories on this topic »-
New York Observer

NYPD warns Brooklyn Bridge protesters
Washington Post
The NYPD has released video of protesters from the group Occupy Wall Street as they attempted to march across Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday. More than 700 were arrested during a tense confrontation with police. (Oct. 2) (/The Associated Press) ...See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Boston: Iraq Vet Fought For His Country Overseas, Now Fighting For His ...
Think Progress
Mobilizing in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protesters, hundreds of Americans have assembled in the heart of downtown Boston to reclaim the American dream from the richest one percent, who control over 40 percent of the nation's wealth. ...See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street Protestors Remain Defiant After Brooklyn Bridge Arrests ...
Huffington Post
Holmes said some of the protestors may have intended to take to the roadway "because of the visual -- because of how beautiful it is to be able to occupy a public space like that. But at the same time, we were led to believe that it would be okay by ...See all stories on this topic »

What Occupy Wall Street Should Ask For
Huffington Post
Elimination of Wall Street bonuses. For a while the investment banks decided that it would be bad PR to keep on giving away six-figure bonuses to traders--"a while" meaning a few months. Wall Street bonus culture is toxic and needs to be fixed. ...See all stories on this topic »

Protesters set up camp in front of Los Angeles City Hall
Los Angeles Times
Inspired by the anti-corporate Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York, several hundred protesters set up camp in front of Los Angeles City Hall this weekend, saying they are there to stay. Saturday night's sleep-in followed a march and rally ...See all stories on this topic »

Wall Street protesters: We're in for the long haul
Houston Chronicle
Over 700 protestors from the Occupy Wall Street protests camping in nearby Zucotti park were arrested when they marched on the Brooklyn bound lanes while protesting against corporate greed. Photo: John Minchillo / FRE 170537 Members of the Occupy Wall ...See all stories on this topic »

Let Wall Street Beware a Risen People
Huffington Post (blog)
The Occupy Wall Street protests begin in Los Angeles today. The Mayor and City Council should acknowledge the justice of their cause. The LAPD should treat them with courtesy. The financial powers should consider that their day of reckoning. ...See all stories on this topic »

Conflicting Videos Tell Two Sides Of "Occupy Wall Street" Mass Arrest
Police have released video today to show they gave warnings before Saturday's arrest of more than 700 "Occupy Wall Street" protesters demonstrating against social inequity on the Brooklyn Bridge roadway, but many demonstrators who are still protesting ...See all stories on this topic »-

Occupy Miami plans take shape at Bayfront Park meeting
Dubbed Occupy Miami, The leaderless collective is taking a cue from Occupy Wall Street, an ongoing protest against corporate influence on US politics (among other things) headquartered in the heart of the Lower Manhattan Financial District. ...See all stories on this topic »

'White Shirts' of Police Dept. Take on Enforcer Role
New York Times
As the Occupy Wall Street protests, which began on Sept. 17, lurch into their third week, it is often the white shirts who lay hands on protesters or initiate arrests. Video recordings of clashes have shown white shirts — lieutenants, ...See all stories on this topic »

Roseanne Barr: Rich Should Be Beheaded If They Don't Give Up Wealth
Previously, while she was participating in the Occupy Wall Street protests, she said that if corporations were people (as decided by the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling), then Goldman Sachs should be executed for financial crimes against the ...See all stories on this topic »

Occupy Wall Street: Look deeper, a new democracy is waiting to be born: http ...
The American democratic government has been hijacked by the virtual world called "Wall Street," which is, relative to the entire population, a small number of fast-buck artists raping and pillaging people world-wide.
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