C.S. MuncyPolice clear Zuccotti Park on Monday night.This week, I have a story in the print version of the paper about what would happen if Occupy Wall Street was no longer occupying Zuccotti Park. The story went to print before the city evicted the protesters on Monday night.
Some aspects ... More >>
The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread nationally and internationally, making it hard for even the American media to belittle it.
This reality seems to have caught up to the rightbloggers who, as we saw a few weeks back, were at first eager to dismiss the phenomenon as a silly hippie effusion ... More >>
This is what democracy looks like.The Occupy Wall Street protest drew thousands of demonstrators to the Financial District this weekend, when the markets were closed and the neighborhood was largely a ghost town.
This morning, as the inexplicably-timed protest entered its third day, demonstr ... More >>
On September 17, 20,000 people will pitch tents and set up kitchens at Chase Manhattan Plaza in an occupation of Wall Street that will last for months -- or at least, that's what the organizers of Occupy Wall Street are hoping for. According to them, the event will involve a couple thousand p ... More >>
On September 17, Wall Street will be occupied. Not by warring/face-grabbing traders and not by troops sent in to put the volatile area under martial law, but by protesters who are going to "set up tents, kitchens, peaceful barricades and occupy Wall Street." #OccupyWallStreet has been organiz ... More >>
From the man who brought you Super Size Me and reality stunt show 30 Days comes No Ad: New York, "an internet-based effort to remove all visual advertising from Times Square." Morgan Spurlock's Warrior Poets have teamed with online photo editing program Aviary and some neo-ad agency called Th ... More >>
So, last night, the typically quiet and touristy South Street Seaport basically went insane when the gimp kid from Degrassi showed up to play a free show. There was a riot, mace was fired, some chairs got thrown, and the show was cancelled. It's the first riot New York City's had in a while! ... More >>