Occupy Wall Street
Occupy Wall Street made the world aware of Wall Street’s nearly-obscene inequities. But, unfortunately, that has been about it. How much has really changed because of the 12-month-old movement?
Thousands of protesters in New York demanded an end to income inequality and housing foreclosures. Police fired tear gas to disperse marchers in Oakland, Calif. And black-clad demonstrators smashed windows in Seattle and occupied a building owned by the Catholic archdiocese in San Francisco.
Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan says the interference of a Minneapolis police officer, videotaped pushing a KSTP cameraman over during an Occupy Minnesota protest, “does not appear to be necessary.”
The Occupy Wall Street movement has picked up again in Minnesota as demonstrators re-launched their efforts Saturday in Minneapolis’ Loring Park and Peavey Plaza.
Hundreds of protestors could be in downtown Minneapolis Saturday with Occupy Minnesota movement expected to resume.
As spring approaches, Occupy Wall Street protesters who mostly hibernated all winter are beginning to stir with plans for renewed demonstrations six months after the movement was born.
A U.S. District Court Judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by Occupy Minneapolis against Hennepin County after a mediated settlement was reached between the parties.
Anti-Wall Street protesters in Minneapolis will be able to affix signs and posters to the plaza outside the Hennepin County Government Center, but their request to use tents without law enforcement interference was denied.
Two men arrested during an Occupy Minnesota protest in Minneapolis remain in custody.
Minneapolis area authorities who declined to remove anti-Wall Street protesters from a government plaza when a ban on sleeping there overnight went into effect declined to say Tuesday when or if they will begin enforcing the new law.
There are some new rules coming for the protesters who have been occupying a downtown Minneapolis government plaza for more than a month.
For over a month now, Occupy Wall Street protesters have been camping out in front of the Hennepin County Government Center. But on Sunday, their protests moved — into a backyard.
About 30 Occupy Wall Street protesters interrupted a foreign policy speech by Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann in South Carolina.
The Occupy Wall Street movement moved to West St. Paul Saturday.
Organizers are planning to bring the anti-Wall Street movement to St. Paul.