Yesterday, Amy Sly and I headed down to Wall Street to interview and take pictures of people participating in the Occupy Wall Street protest. Amy took the pictures and I asked the questions. This should give you a pretty good idea of the different types of people occupying Wall Street.
Uses racially diverse photo from Occupy Wall Street to illustrate point. Do the journalists over there understand trolling? Or is this just stupidity?
And they did it quickly. This just shows what a few subtle word changes can do for the NYPD.
On Wednesday, 5 Oct., over 38,000 members of New York City unions will join the Occupy Wall Street protest in Lower Manhattan. The cause just got real, people.
We Are The 99 Percent is an amazing website where people tell their stories of economic peril. If you ever wondered why people want to occupy Wall Street, well now you'll know.
Actress and humanitarian Susan Sarandon stopped by Liberty Plaza this morning to tell demonstrators to focus. Here are some choice excerpts from her talk.
Hours after the mass arrests, "Occupy Wall Street" protesters regrouped in Liberty Plaza to send a message that they will not be intimidated. Here are 54 more images from the demonstration, now in its 8th day.
On Sunday, hundreds of NYPD officers swarmed on Union Square, arresting protesters. Reports of police using tear gas have spread through Twitter. While the NYPD maintains that they neither own nor use tear gas, some have stepped forward to confirm that they were pepper-sprayed. In at least one video, a man is violently tackled for simply talking to an officer.
For a movement coordinated through social media, #OccupyWallStreet is far past its peak. A few simple hashtag graphs say it all.
Thousands gathered in lower Manhattan to voice their opinions on the state of the economy, corporate and government corruption, and the rent being too damn high. Adbusters, Anonymous, Jimmy McMillan, and more make appearances in this video.