Tag Archives: Occupy Wall Street

Sign of the Times: Occupy DC “Dismantled”

National Park Service police began slowly dismantling the Occupy DC encampment at McPherson Square on K Street early Saturday morning. Over the course of several hours, cops asked protesters to leave while authorities in hazmat suits combed the park and … Continue reading

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Fareed: Niall Ferguson and Jeff Sachs Square Off on OWS

Nice rumble between Sachs and Ferguson.  Well worth your time. (click here if video is not observable)

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Occupy Harvard, Columbia, & Berkeley

Here’s a piece we posted last November which has relevance to those who are camped out in lower Manhattan and their Occupy Wall Street offshoots around the country and world.  We’ve changed the source of the video as the old … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street: End the Fed?

Wow!  Take a listen to this.  President Kennedy had trouble understanding monetary policy and most economists are in the same boat.  We wonder how many in the OWS crowd can.   Long moats in Greenwich.   (click here if video … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street and the Nobel Peace Prize

Tomorrow’s announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize could give the OWS movement a mega shot of caffeine Red Bull (great pun!).    The Washington Post confirms our priors, Leading Nobel-guesser Kristian Berg Harpviken, the director of the Peace Research Institute in … Continue reading

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Nobel Peace Prize for Egypt’s “Google Ghandi”?

The Peace Research Institute Oslo predicts many of the cyber activists in the youth movements which led revolutions  in Tunisia and Egypt earlier this year are  candidates to win the Nobel Peace Price.   The winner will be announced this Friday. … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day: Wall Street & Bull Under Assault

This picture really captures the current market and social mood.  Three of New York’s finest having to guard Arturo Di Modica’s bronze sculpture of the Wall Street Bull  from protestors in Bowling Green Park near Wall Street in Manhattan. The … Continue reading

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