Is this the beginning of a long, loving relationship? Officers with the New York Police Department are crediting members of Occupy Wall Street for helping curb crime in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
A former US Army Ranger was severely beaten and arrested during an Occupy Oakland protest, suffering a lacerated spleen while being denied immediate treatment. The Californian prison is now facing a lawsuit for its neglect of the injured man.
Portland police arrested and pepper-sprayed protesters who were marching against austerity measures on Saturday. The police, dressed in riot gear with several officers on horseback, tackled and sprayed several demonstrators who were carrying signs.
A New York museum hosted at the legendary C-Squat in Manhattan has put an exhibit from the Occupy movement into community service as part of Hurricane Sandy relief. An OWS bike generator is now getting battery-depleted phone-owners back online.
The so-called 99 per cent have come together in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, with Occupy Wall Street using its grassroots strength to organize relief efforts and help those worst effected by the storm.
The Occupy movement in Los Angeles looks much different a year later. While the movement fractured, a smaller, but loyal group continues to fight big banks and is seeing some success in standing up for troubled homeowners.