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Occupy Oakland shuts down port

Nov 3, 2011
The Occupy Oakland movement forced the port authority to call off the night shift because some say the port is a symbol of wealth and capitalism.

Income disparity matters

Nov 3, 2011
Occupy Wall Street has spread across the United States. More than 550 communities have held protests. But what has it accomplished?

"Occupy" protesters grapple with money issues

Oct 27, 2011
With more than $400,000 in donations but no desire to name leaders, the Occupy Wall Street protest faces a challenge: Who will manage the money?

Small businesses showing support for protests

Oct 21, 2011
Some small businesses are providing food and services for local Occupy Wall Street protests. But is it fully for the cause, or just good marketing?

A 'letter' to Goldman shareholders

Oct 21, 2011
Commentator and humorist Andy Borowitz imagines correspondence from the offices of Goldman Sachs.

Protesters urged to demand "Robin Hood" tax

Oct 20, 2011
Occupy Wall Street protesters are urged to back a 1 percent tax on financial transactions. The idea is already being considered in Europe.

Protesters spark fear among some bankers

Oct 19, 2011
Though peaceful so far, the Occupy Wall Street movement has some bankers worried about their personal safety.

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How Occupy Wall Street is different from other protests

Oct 19, 2011
Former student activist and now-Columbia professor Todd Gitlin discusses where Occupy Wall Street fits into the spectrum of popular protests and public civil disobedience.

From blog post to protest sign on Occupy Wall Street

Oct 18, 2011
The Atlantic magazine's Conor Friedersdorf talks about how his words from a blog post unexpectedly turned up on a sign in the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations.

Occupy Wall Street occupies an odd park

Oct 14, 2011
Zuccotti Park is one of many privately owned public spaces in New York. Unlike city-owned parks, it's open around the clock.
'Occupy Wall Street' demonstrators rest in Zuccotti Park after marching in the financial district on October 14, 2011 in New York City.
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