Pre-Anniversary Occupy Arrests by the NYPD

By: Sunday September 16, 2012 5:29 pm

There have been over fifty arrests of people at Occupy events to mark the one-year anniversary so far, even though the major protest actions to shut down Wall Street are not until tomorrow. The above video is a compilation of footage of arrests from Saturday, September 15. The video shows occupiers being snatched and grabbed [...]

Live Blog: Occupy Movement’s May Day Actions – Evening Edition

By: Tuesday May 1, 2012 8:19 pm

12:00 AM ET Thanks for following Firedoglake’s coverage of May Day. Here’s a Twitter list you can follow if you want to track any additional evening action. This blog is now closed for the night. 11:55 PM ET Occupy PDX protesters scuffle with police in Portland, Oregon while a foreclosed home is reclaimed…Three arrested during [...]

The Occupy Movement’s ‘Staying Power’

By: Sunday April 1, 2012 1:04 pm

It is becoming widely accepted that the Occupy movement, which made headlines and changed the national conversation in the final months of last year, was largely dormant or in hibernation during winter. This conventional wisdom suggests that as late spring and summer approaches the United States is going to see a resurgence of Occupy movement [...]

Why the ‘Hoo-Ha’ About DHS ‘Spying’ on the Occupy Movement Is Reasonable

By: Wednesday February 29, 2012 8:10 pm

WikiLeaks published a Homeland Security Department (DHS) report yesterday that showed DHS had been monitoring the Occupy movement. Naturally, those that had been participating in Occupy protests reacted to the news. They were outraged that DHS would suggest that growing support for the Occupy movement increased the possibility of violence. They were upset that Homeland [...]

WikiLeaks Uncovers Report Showing Homeland Security Monitored Occupy Movement

By: Tuesday February 28, 2012 8:22 pm

(update below) The transparency organization WikiLeaks has published an assessment report from the Homeland Security Department (DHS) on the Occupy movement that was put together in October of last year. The assessment was attached to a Stratfor email, one of five million or so emails the organization obtained and has been releasing since February 27. [...]

Mobilizing to End Suppression of the Occupy Movement

By: Tuesday February 28, 2012 4:59 pm

Actions are planned throughout the country this evening. Members of the Occupy movement and supporters from various organizations are taking a stand to declare that there should be no tolerance for the suppression of the Occupy movement, which has occurred over the past months. Each of the actions signed on to a call to action [...]

Live Blog: Occupy Movement’s National Day of Action for Prisoners

By: Monday February 20, 2012 3:29 pm

UPDATE – 8:30 PM ET From Occupy Chicago’s rally: Fred Hampton Jr., son of Fred Hampton,who was a Black Panther assassinated by the FBI and the Chicago police over forty years ago. UPDATE – 7:05 PM ET March left San Quentin prison some time ago. Now, reading reports that police gave many who drove to the [...]

No Mention of Occupy in the President’s State of the Union Address

By: Wednesday January 25, 2012 2:30 pm

President Barack Obama delivered the annual State of the Union address last night. There was nothing new about how he discussed Wall Street. But, there were a number of proposed ideas for addressing Wall Street that may have been included because of the success of the Occupy movement over the past months . Obama said [...]

Live Blog for #Occupy Movement: Weekend Edition (1/21-1/22)

By: Saturday January 21, 2012 8:43 am

Firedoglake’s premier live blog continues. Updates will appear at the top. Email news tips, updates and any questions you might have to I am at Occupy Pittsburgh on my Great Lakes Occupy tour, and I am headed to Occupy Erie this afternoon. Sunday 4:20 PM Headed to Occupy Buffalo right now. I will be staying [...]

Live Blog for #Occupy Movement: Occupy the Courts

By: Friday January 20, 2012 10:35 am

Free live streaming by Ustream Above is the livestream for Occupy Pittsburgh’s upcoming “Occupy the Courts” action at 4 pm EST. I will be there livestreaming and will go until my battery dies. [See bottom of post for description of planned action.] Occupy SCOTUS has been unfolding right now at 3:40 pm EST. OccupyFreedomLa is [...]

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