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Hong Kong Occupy protest leaders turn themselves in to police

Hong Kong - The founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement surrendered to police Wednesday in a symbolic move, as they try to take the protests off the streets after more than two months of rallies punctuated by violence.

Edmonton marches against Monsanto Special

Edmonton - A local March Against Monsanto drew dozens of activists concerned about health, and environment, food security, and related issues.

New York City settling with more Occupy protesters

New York - The city is paying $583,000 to victims in a lawsuit filed against the city because of NYPD’s handling of the 2012 Occupy protests. This is the largest civil rights payout to Occupy protesters so far.

Massive political-music festival planned for UCLA Special

Los Angeles - On May 10th the 10,000-seat Pauley Pavilion will be filled with supporters of every activist group and worthy cause that has ever asked for your signature on their petitions, as the “United We Stand” festival launches a movement to end corporatocracy

Op-Ed: The secret rise of corporate spying Special

Olympia - Last November a global protest led by the leaderless collective Anonymous was held in hundreds of cities all over the world, including Olympia, Washington.

Op-Ed: Nothing stands forever — Happy 2nd birthday, Occupy Wall Street

New York - Nothing stands forever. Not even Wall Street, or the dominion of their puppets in Washington D.C. History is very instructive on this point. There is always a beginning, a middle, and an end. A time of reign. The inevitable fall. New beginnings.

Anonymous launches video ahead of the Million Mask March Special

The collective behind the global protest that will occur on November 5th in over 150 countries launched a YouTube video today to raise awareness of the march.

Op-Ed: Occupy Wall Street and the discontent of nations

New York - The crowds in the parks have died down for now, but the Occupy Wall Street movement continues to be a powerful symbol of discontent for a great many people in the United States who are fed up with Wall Street and a bought-and-paid-for two-party system.

Thousands of anti-capitalists 'blockupy' ECB in Frankfurt (video)

Frankfurt - Angry protesters have occupied the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, effectively stopping people from going to work. The beef of the Blockupy Frankfurt Movement is the mishandling of the crisis by the EU's financial institutions.

Dan Deacon dances to his own tune Special

Musician Dan Deacon contemplates his homeland on America, a bold album that combines hard-edged dance beats and gorgeous symphonic soundscapes. It's a timely work from a thoughtful artist who gladly puts actions behind his convictions.

Occupy Department of Veterans Affairs ignored, but shows purpose Special

As the election has ended and the campaign ads have dissolved off of the television, most people have gone back to their every day lives and have generally forgotten about the many protests that are still going on even after the election.

'Global Noise' takes on the world against austerity (videos)

All over the world people were banging pots and pans and generally making themselves heard on Saturday, in the popular "Global Noise" movement against austerity.

Judge throws Occupy Chicago arrests out of the court

Chicago - 92 Occupy protesters were arrested in Grant Park in Chicago last October. A Cook County judge has dismissed the charges against them.

SF marks Occupy anniversary with citywide day of action Special

San Francisco - San Francisco marked the one-year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement against inequality and corporate greed with a citywide day of action on Monday. Digital Journal was on the scene at most of the day's demonstrations.

Mass arrests as OWS celebrates 1 year anniversary (videos)

New York - Over 180 protesters were arrested and photographers abused as Occupy Wall Street took over the Financial District of New York yelling, 'Banks got bailed out, we got sold out.'

Multiple arrests at Occupy Wall Street gathering (video)

New York - As OWS members gathered on Saturday, ready for Monday's anniversary march in Wall Street, police swooped in and arrested 25 protesters.

Video: RT nominated for Emmy Award for Occupy coverage

Washington - RT News has been nominated for an Emmy Award for its coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement. While the mainstream media either ignored or mocked, RT gave coverage from day one.

NYPD will not provide defense for Police Officer Anthony Bologna

New York - Police Officer Anthony Bologna of the NYPD was caught on video, pepper-spraying two female Occupy Wall Street members and now faces a civil lawsuit.

‘Occupy Sydney’ update Special

Sydney - ‘Occupy Sydney’ movement still has a presence in Martin Place in Sydney’s central business district (CBD) and has opened a small library.

Video report: Occupy Bohemian Grove

Abby Martin interviews members of Occupy Bohemian Grove, where the most elite men meet in secrecy every year, to try and find out what is actually going on.

Occupy Bohemian Grove: Protesting the elite's secret ceremonies

Bohemian Grove, where the world's most elite men meet in secrecy every year. There have been ongoing protests for many years, but now Occupy is getting into the story.

Julian Assange 'The World Tomorrow' — Ep. 7: Occupy movement

London - "There's nothing that terrifies the U.S. government more than the threat of democracy breaking out in America." Julian Assange interviews representatives from OWS and Occupy London.

Video interview with police captain Ray Lewis — 'Occupy Cop'

An exclusive interview with retired Philadelphia police Captain Ray Lewis, supporter of the Occupy Wall Street movement. He explains why he may lose his union benefits for his beliefs.

Thousands took part in yesterday's anti-NATO protests in Chicago

Chicago - Thousands of activists of all types took part in the anti-NATO protests yesterday. At least 60 people were arrested and several suffered head injuries from police batons.

Video: 'American Spring' the Occupy documentary

New York - A documentary has been produced about the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York City, U.S.A. Interviews with protesters are included and views are given by other people in the street.

Video: Occupy Minnesota protesters given drugs by police?

Minnesota City - The publication of a video on YouTube stating that Occupy protesters in Minnesota have been given drugs by police officers has caused authorities to open a criminal investigation.

Update on ‘Occupy Sydney’ protests Special

Sydney - Determined ‘Occupy Sydney’ protestors are still occupying a small area of Martin Place in Sydney’s central business district (CBD).

Oakland report: 'Overwhelming military-type response' criticized

Oakland - A federal judge has issued an ultimatum to the city of Oakland, CA. Find a way to handle all the complaints against the police or start being sanctioned.

Review: Hot Docs — We Are Legion looks at Internet's first army Anonymous

You've heard of those hacktivists wearing Guy Fawkes masks and taking down Scientology websites and going to cyber-war with PayPal. But with the documentary We Are Legion, you finally learn about the motives and missions at the heart of Anonymous.

Op-Ed: Video: Dancing in the Streets — Global Evolution — May 12, 2012

On May 12, 2012, there will be a worldwide demonstration, a peaceful revolution in cities all over the planet, on virtually every continent.
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A sign displayed at the Occupy Los Angeles demonstration site.
A sign displayed at the Occupy Los Angeles demonstration site.
The label it yourself campaign against GMO foods.
The label it yourself campaign against GMO foods.
Label it Yourself
Occupy Monsanto protest 16 March 2012
Occupy Monsanto protest 16 March 2012
Occupy Monsanto
A passerby looks up to read a banner tied to the Melville Monument in St Andrew s Square Edinburgh.
A passerby looks up to read a banner tied to the Melville Monument in St Andrew's Square Edinburgh.
The very peaceful Occupy Edinburgh event on Saturday October 22 2011
The very peaceful Occupy Edinburgh event on Saturday October 22 2011
The public still wander through St Andrew s Square freely and unhindered during Occupy Edinburgh pro...
The public still wander through St Andrew's Square freely and unhindered during Occupy Edinburgh protests
Occupy Sydney sign.
Occupy Sydney sign.
Occupy Bohemian Grove
Occupy Bohemian Grove
Occupy Bohemian Grove
Occupy Sydney - aboriginal flag.
Occupy Sydney - aboriginal flag.
Members of the Genetic Crimes Unit of Occupy Monsanto protest in Washington.
Members of the Genetic Crimes Unit of Occupy Monsanto protest in Washington.
Occupy Monsanto
Ron Paul Revolution
Ron Paul Revolution
A meeting for supporters of Occupy San Francisco
A meeting for supporters of Occupy San Francisco
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Screen capture from video of Occupiers moving into the Bank of America.
Screen capture from video of Occupiers moving into the Bank of America.
Occupy Sydney.
Occupy Sydney.
A snapshot of the recent Occupy Wall Street protests in NYC
A snapshot of the recent Occupy Wall Street protests in NYC
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Occupy Sydney.
Occupy Sydney.
The very peaceful Occupy Edinburgh event on Saturday October 22 2011
The very peaceful Occupy Edinburgh event on Saturday October 22 2011
Protesters of Occupy Monsanto Maui
Protesters of Occupy Monsanto Maui
Occupy Monsanto Maui
2 000 Occupy Toronto protesters marching the downtown streets.
2,000 Occupy Toronto protesters marching the downtown streets.