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Students make up a large contingent of the Occupy Wall Street encampments in New York and it's not because they're schooled in democratic theory, it's a simple bread and butter issue: the student protesters say rising tuition costs and ballooning student debt are what drove them to the streets.
MetroFocus took a look at the surprising roots of disorderly conduct as a legal concept in 14th-century British common law and the myriad ways in which the NYPD has used it.
On Oct. 21, technology leaders in government, advocacy and business held a panel discussion about online organizing with a spokesperson from Occupy Wall Street.VIDEO
The Occupy Wall Street protesters have been criticized for an amorphous agenda but another group of union-backed activists delivered a clear message to Albany on Monday: "Tax the rich!"
Tens of thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters, emboldened after plans to clean their encampment at Zuccotti Park were scrapped, crammed into the Crossroads of the World after marching on banks across Manhattan Saturday amid a series of rallies across the globe. DNAinfo reports.VIDEO
An Occupy Wall Street participant shares his thoughts on the movement.
MetroFocus looks at what politicians had to say when the Occupy Wall Street movement started nearly four weeks ago, and what they're saying now.VIDEO