When Americans of the 99% Tribe say they are occupying a place, what they are really claiming is not the real estate (though real estate, often of the soaking, underwater variety, may be at the heart of their collective cri de coeur.) What’s being occupied is not an external place – or not just – but an internal one.
"The best way I can address this movement and the injustices I see around me is through my own experience," and with that this author shares her story of her loss and why she's grateful for the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Once again, CNBC.com gave participants of the Occupy Wall Street protests a podium to express their views, from Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan.
Goldman Sachs is striking back at Occupy Wall Street. Goldman pulled both their donation and support for a fundraiser dinner held by the Lower East Side People's Federal Credit Union after the community bank listed "Occupy Wall Street" as one of its honorees at the event, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Filmmaker Michael Moore shares his views on the movement to occupy Wall Street. "Don't the American people deserve their answers and some justice?" he says. "People are in Wall Street because this is the core of the problem."
"When I look at Zuccotti or McPherson or Grant Park, I’m not surprised the Occupiers don’t have a fixed agenda, writes the best-selling author," adding, "For decades, we’ve been like a tether ball in a schoolyard, pummeled by so much abuse from so many different directions that we’ve just spun around in circles. Now, the Occupiers are stopping the ball."
Little did Diane McEachern know that the photo of herself bundled up against the cold would become one of the more famous images of the Occupy Wall Street protest movement.
They are the most vilified members of American society—also known as the One Percenters—who control about two-fifths of the country’s wealth and fuel 100 percent of the Wall Street protests.
Outspoken Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn says he shares some of the same frustrations as the Occupy Wall Street movement and that he is reluctant to invest in the U.S. until he has more confidence in the government's economic policies.
Corporate and political leaders, many of whom have been the target of growing worldwide protests, are lining up to say how much they understand public anger over economic inequality and the financial system, the FT reported.
CNBC gave participants of the Occupy Wall Street protests a podium to express their views, from Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan.
The Occupy Wall Street protests have spawned plenty of similar movements across the United States, and on Saturday the Occupy movement will go transcontinental.
Protesters facing imminent arrest may now have an easy way to tell friends, family members and lawyers.
So what do the officers of the New York Police Department think of the protest? It's better than working the projects, they say.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports from downtown Manhattan where the "Occupy Wall Street" protests are impacting local businesses.
Discussing whether banks should be worried if the "Occupy Wall Street" protests gain support from President Obama, with Alex Sanchez, Florida Bankers Assosciaton president and Gary Weiss, former portfolio and Businessweek writer.
Will the protesting voices on Wall Street actually change policy in Washington? Sharing perspective regarding the "Occupy Wall Street" protests, with Jonathan Weisman, WSJ senior political writer and White House correspondent; Ben White, Politico Morning Money columnist; and CNBC's John Carney.
Ann Coulter, syndicated columnist, and Mark Walsh, Sirius/XM Radio "Left Jab" co-host weigh in on the growing support among unions for the "Occupy Wall Street" movement.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the story on the thousands of protesters facing police while participating in "Occupy Wall Street" in lower Manhattan.