The economic collapse that struck panic into the heart of U.S. political and financial institutions gave birth to a popular movement that continues to this day.
Red Cross responders say there was a ban on working with the widely praised Occupy Sandy relief group because it was seen as politically unpalatable.
Occupy Activists Try to Restore Our Faith in 'Collective Power' by Wiping $3.9M of Student Loan Debt
The Strike Debt movement, which has its roots in Occupy Wall Street, bought and "abolished" a portfolio that included the student loan debts of 2,700 students who had attended the privately run Everest College.
Air pollution has reached extreme levels in the French capital, prompting the government to take desperate measures; an American pastor is partly to blame for the passing of Uganda's anti-gay law; meanwhile, the Occupy Wall Street organizers have launched a political party. These discoveries and more after the jump.
A research firm believes by the end of the new year social unrest will mark American politics; Pope Francis is reportedly "shocked' by gay adoption; meanwhile, 33 percent of Americans refuse the idea of evolution. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Michelle Obama's confrontation with a lesbian activist signals the beginning of a push to turn up the heat on the president by the LGBT community; Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's calling protesters "looters" exemplifies why his country is seeing so much unrest; meanwhile, as Occupy Wall Street participants exerted their First Amendment rights, their cellphones were being logged. These discoveries and more after the jump.
As the "war on drugs" becomes increasingly militarized and violent, the symbolic phrase has become a bloody truth; more than 60 percent of Americans say that discrimination against the LGBT community is a serious issue; meanwhile, the NYPD thanks Occupy Wall Street for its help after Hurricane Sandy, albeit off the record. These discoveries and more after the jump.
The Occupy movement is celebrating its first anniversary Monday with a full slate of protests and a side of party hats. At least 100 arrests have been reported thus far.