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?
Over the last several years, May Day rallies in the United States have been dominated by activists pushing for a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million people in the country illegally. But the rallies have gotten smaller, less focused and increasingly splintered by any number of groups with a cause.
ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) – The Occupy movement has decided to fight fire with fire. Last week, John Paul Thornton of Decatur, Ala. filed to create a PAC for the Occupy Movement. “PAC” is an […]
Authorities say two Occupy Wall Street protesters walking in a group from New York City to Atlanta have been arrested in northeast Georgia.
ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson is lending his support to the Occupy Atlanta movement and says that their efforts are an extension of the struggle for civil rights fought by Jackson, the […]
The city of Atlanta has the widest income gap between the rich and poor of all the major U.S. cities, according to a report by the U.S. Census Bureau. Atlanta ranked just above New Orleans […]
ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) — Atlanta’s mayor is now dealing with the wrath of the Tea Party. Atlanta Tea Party co-founder Julianne Thompson is calling out Mayor Kasim Reed, saying he was implicitly encouraging “Occupy Atlanta” through his […]
On today’s Powertalk w/ Lorraine Jacques White, we had one of the main organizers of Occupy Wall Street, Rev. Dr. Peter Hetzel, to call in and give us a report from their front lines and […]
Fifty-three Occupy Atlanta protestors were taken into custody early Wednesday morning in Woodruff Park, nearly a day after revoking an executive clause that had allowed the protestors to camp overnight, citing safety and financial concerns.
Amid rising costs to keep law enforcement present in and around Woodruff Park, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has urged an end to the Occupy Atlanta movement.