Occupy Wall Street

Twitter can easily teach people about social movements: Study

Micro blogging site Twitter can easily teach people about social movements such as Occupy Wall Street and even entice them to participate, a new study has revealed.

Apr 19, 2013, 14:01 PM IST

Over 100 Occupy Wall Street arrests in NYC

Police say more than 100 people have been arrested as Occupy Wall Street protesters march in small groups.

Sep 18, 2012, 13:07 PM IST

Stinging gas sends May Day protesters fleeing

Hundreds of activists across the US joined the worldwide May Day protests, with Occupy Wall Street members in several cities leading demonstrations against major financial institutions.

May 02, 2012, 12:00 PM IST

UK court rejects Occupy London eviction challenge

Occupy London protesters braced for eviction Wednesdayafter a court ruled that local authorities can remove their four-month-old camp from outside St Paul's Cathedral.

Mar 22, 2012, 00:48 AM IST

Occupy protest anniversary ends with police sweep

Police and protesters clashed in New York on the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street when activists tried to reoccupy the park in New York's financial district where their movement was born.

Mar 18, 2012, 11:07 AM IST

Occupy protest anniversary ends with police sweep

Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore made an appearance at Zuccotti Park, milling around with protesters.

Mar 18, 2012, 10:17 AM IST

11 arrested at Occupy DC site

Three others were charged with assault on a police officer.

Feb 06, 2012, 09:04 AM IST

Riot police surround Occupy DC camp

About 50 riot police officers -- some of them on horseback -- surrounded McPherson Square in the pre-dawn hours.

Feb 04, 2012, 20:54 PM IST

Police use tear gas on Occupy Oakland protesters

The national Occupy Wall Street movement, which denounces corporate excess and economic inequality, began in New York City in the fall but has been largely dormant lately.

Jan 29, 2012, 10:53 AM IST

Occupy London campers told to leave cathedral

Dozens of activists from Occupy London have been camping outside St Paul`s cathedral since October.

Jan 19, 2012, 13:16 PM IST

White House locked down after smoke bomb tossed

The White House was locked down on Tuesday night as authorities investigated what appeared to be a smoke bomb that was tossed over the fence of the White House compound, a Secret Service spokesman said.

Jan 18, 2012, 09:37 AM IST

Anti-Wall Street activists march on West Coast ports

Thousands of demonstrators marched on ports from Southern California to Alaska, hoping to call attention to US economic inequalities, high unemployment and a financial system they say is unfairly skewed toward the wealthy.

Dec 13, 2011, 09:18 AM IST

Occupy protests: US police arrest 62 people

Police arrested 62 protesters as
supporters of Occupy Wall Street targeted lobbyists who
promote the interests of corporate America in Washington`s
corridors of power.

Dec 08, 2011, 13:41 PM IST

More than 200 arrested in Occupy LA raid

Police argued that the camping created health hazards and
interfered with local commerce.

Nov 30, 2011, 22:19 PM IST

UC Davis investigates pepper spray incident

Video footage of a policeman in riot gear using pepper spray on a group of student protesters spread quickly over the Internet.

Nov 21, 2011, 09:23 AM IST

Passive Occupy protesters take pepper spray blast

The incident was captured on cellphone video and spread virally across the Internet on Saturday.

Nov 20, 2011, 12:49 PM IST

Occupy Wall Street protesters march nationwide; 300 arrested

Occupy Wall Street protesters clogged streets and tied up traffic around the US on Thursday to mark two months since the movement's birth and signal they aren't ready to quit, despite the breakup of many of their encampments by police. Hundreds of people were arrested, most of them in New York.

Nov 18, 2011, 10:28 AM IST

Occupy Wall Street: Protesters clash with police near NYSE

Hundreds of demonstrators Thursday marched to the New York Stock Exchange, clashing with the police as they tried to stop traders from entering the premises and delayed the opening bell at the NYSE.

Nov 17, 2011, 21:19 PM IST

Wall St protesters march on NY Stock Exchange

About 500 Occupy Wall Street protesters marched from a New York park on Thursday to the stock exchange for a protest that the movement against economic inequality hoped would attract tens of thousands of people.

Nov 17, 2011, 19:48 PM IST

Evicted Wall St protesters seek rebound with rally

Occupy Wall Street protesters hope to rebound on Thursday with a march on the New York Stock Exchange to show their battle against economic inequality still has life after they were evicted from a nearby park.

Nov 17, 2011, 09:45 AM IST