Occupy Wall Street Protests Gallery

The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread across the country and put income inequality on the political agenda. But the process of converting this expression of dissatisfaction into real policy changes is going to take a long time.

  • Occupy Wall Street protesters confront New York City police officers Friday.
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    Occupy Wall Street protesters confront New York City police officers Friday.
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  • Dozens of police in riot gear pushed Occupy Denver protesters into retreat outside the state Capitol on Friday.
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    Dozens of police in riot gear pushed Occupy Denver protesters into retreat outside the state Capitol on Friday.
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  • Occupy Wall Street protesters are arrested Wednesday during a march near One Chase Manhattan Plaza in New York. The protest is now in its fourth week.
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    Occupy Wall Street protesters are arrested Wednesday during a march near One Chase Manhattan Plaza in New York. The protest is now in its fourth week.
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  • Demonstrators with Occupy Boston march through Boston Common on Monday afternoon.
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    Demonstrators with Occupy Boston march through Boston Common on Monday afternoon.
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  • A man signs a huge banner depicting the Preamble to the Constitution during an Occupy DC anti-corporations protest at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C.
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    A man signs a huge banner depicting the Preamble to the Constitution during an Occupy DC anti-corporations protest at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C.
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  • Protesters sit around their tents during "Occupy DC" anti-corporations protest.
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    Protesters sit around their tents during "Occupy DC" anti-corporations protest.
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  • A woman who identified herself as "Marygoround" attempts to balance numerous hula hoops while others toss more at her during the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park, New York, in early October.
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    A woman who identified herself as "Marygoround" attempts to balance numerous hula hoops while others toss more at her during the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park, New York, in early October.
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  • A large group of Occupy Wall Street protesters demonstrating against corporate greed and social inequality, among other grievances, attempt to cross the Brooklyn Bridge in New York on Oct. 1, effectively shutting down parts of the bridge.
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    A large group of Occupy Wall Street protesters demonstrating against corporate greed and social inequality, among other grievances, attempt to cross the Brooklyn Bridge in New York on Oct. 1, effectively shutting down parts of the bridge.
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  • In Los Angeles, protesters marched to City Hall during the Occupy Los Angeles demonstration, held to show solidarity with the ongoing protest on Wall Street.
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    In Los Angeles, protesters marched to City Hall during the Occupy Los Angeles demonstration, held to show solidarity with the ongoing protest on Wall Street.
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  • Protesters in New York sit in the plaza of police headquarters on Sept. 30.
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    Protesters in New York sit in the plaza of police headquarters on Sept. 30.
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  • The Occupy Wall Street protest began more than two weeks ago. On Sept. 26, protesters marched past Federal Hall on Wall Street.
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    The Occupy Wall Street protest began more than two weeks ago. On Sept. 26, protesters marched past Federal Hall on Wall Street.
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  • Protesters sleep in the park on Sept. 26. Nearly 80 people were arrested the weekend before in a series of incidents with the police as the protesters attempted to march uptown.
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    Protesters sleep in the park on Sept. 26. Nearly 80 people were arrested the weekend before in a series of incidents with the police as the protesters attempted to march uptown.
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  • Protesters march on Wall Street amid heavy police presence on Sept. 20 in Manhattan. The demonstrators, who have been camping overnight in nearby Zuccotti Park since Sept. 17, were surrounded by police officers around the clock.
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    Protesters march on Wall Street amid heavy police presence on Sept. 20 in Manhattan. The demonstrators, who have been camping overnight in nearby Zuccotti Park since Sept. 17, were surrounded by police officers around the clock.
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