Posted on January 23, 2012 at 11:10 AM EST
As the U.S. economy worsens, protests such as those carried out by the Occupy Wall Street movement will turn ugly, breaking down into waves of violent unrest across the nation, says billionaire financier George Soros.
“It will be an excuse for cracking down and using strong-arm tactics to maintain law and order, which, carried to an extreme, could bring about a repressive political system, a society where individual liberty is much more constrained, which would be a break with the tradition of the United States,” Soros tells Newsweek.
Posted on December 18, 2011 at 12:40 AM EST
About 100 Occupy Wall Street protesters flooded the Trinity Church property they had vowed to take over in lower Manhattan on Saturday but were quickly pursued by police.
Posted on December 18, 2011 at 12:36 AM EST
New York police arrested 50 protesters Saturday on what organizers from Occupy Wall Street were dubbing a day to “re-occupy,” coinciding with the movement’s three-month anniversary.
Occupy Portland Mom Places 4-Year-Old Daughter On Train Tracks During Protest To Shut Down Port of Portland.
Posted on December 14, 2011 at 4:29 PM EST
Posted on December 14, 2011 at 3:45 PM EST
Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is demanding an explanation for why the Obama administration allowed Occupy DC protesters to camp in a park that was recently rehabilitated with $400,000 in federal stimulus funds.
Posted on December 14, 2011 at 3:33 PM EST
Nearly 200 people arrested during Occupy Wall Street-related protests were in New York courtrooms hundreds of miles apart Wednesday, answering charges that stemmed from a march on the Brooklyn Bridge and a demonstration in a Rochester park.
Posted on December 12, 2011 at 11:22 PM EST
We live in a dangerous time when large corporations and the super-rich are restructuring the nation’s economy. There is a crisis for most Americans, but not for the elites who dominate the political economy of the country. Unfortunately, organized labor can be as much of an obstacle as it is a solution to mounting a movement for social justice that might reverse this trend and offer hope for the future.
Posted on December 12, 2011 at 11:13 PM EST
Occupy Pittsburgh activists have done more than defy the eviction notice given to them on Friday by property owner BNY Mellon, theyâve given the bank an âeviction noticeâ of itsÂ own.
Posted on December 12, 2011 at 10:57 PM EST
The occupation is moving to the courthouse.
Posted on December 12, 2011 at 1:37 PM EST