From a single hashtag, a protest circled the world

The first two weeks of the movement were slow, media coverage was slim and little happened beyond the taking of the concrete park itself. But then a demonstration on the Brooklyn Bridge prompted hundreds of arrests and the spark was ignited.

From a single hashtag, a protest circled the world

The first two weeks of the movement were slow, media coverage was slim and little happened beyond the taking of the concrete park itself. But then a demonstration on the Brooklyn Bridge prompted hundreds of arrests and the spark was ignited.

Wall Street protesters challenge Reagan Revolution

The financial crisis of 2008 brought that self-deception to an abrupt halt. And while the middle class is still in the doldrums, the top 1 percent has largely recovered, thanks in part to muscular intervention by the state.

Wall Street protesters challenge Reagan Revolution

The financial crisis of 2008 brought that self-deception to an abrupt halt. And while the middle class is still in the doldrums, the top 1 percent has largely recovered, thanks in part to muscular intervention by the state.

Showdown averted in New York's Wall Street protests

Anti-Wall Street protesters claimed victory on Friday when plans to clean the park they occupy were postponed, while police forces in financial capitals around the world braced for a weekend of rallies.

New York mayor warns protesters to stay away from banks

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has warned the "Occupy Wall Street" protesters in his weekly radio show, saying attacks on banks could harm one of the city's major employers.

Anti-Wall St protests show no signs of waning

Large-scale demonstrations by US activists on Wall Street against "corporate greed" showed no signs of waning today even after 700 protestors were arrested as they tried to cross the Brooklyn Bridge here.