Everyone screws up and occasionally tweets something they shouldn't. Thanks to services like Topsy, deleting your 140 character flub has never been a foolproof way of erasing your misdeed, but we always thought it was good enough to keep us from getting busted. Now a judge says even deleted tweets can be used against…
The "Occupy Movement" might be nebulous, but it's at least a stirring cross-section of ideas. One of them, as followed by Motherboard's latest doc, "Free the Network," was the idea to create an internet owned by the people. It kinda worked.
I'm glad Lego allows children (not to mention adults) to indulge in some escapist fantasies. But what they really need is a hard dose of reality served up in brick form. Slate's imaginary Lego Civil Unrest series is the perfect example!
One of the most recognizable hallmarks of the Occupy Wall Street movement has been its "human microphone," a technique through which protesters make speeches louder without the use of megaphones, which are banned from the protests. (Amplifying sound outdoors requires a permit in New York.)
When Lieutenant John Pike casually hosed down a line of seated protesters with pepper spray, a lot of weird stuff immediately followed. No, we're not talking about the evolution of the meme. Or even the nationwide backlash.
We're awaiting confirmation from UC-Davis police, but after examining photos and videos of the incident, this is what we believe campus police used against the Occupy Wall Street protesters at UC Davis this weekend. It's nasty.
Early this morning, Mayor Bloomberg had the NYPD clear out Zuccotti Park—the site for the Occupy Wall Street encampment—on the grounds that the protestors were, umm, really gross and posed a health risk.This one's got the NYPD rolling in under cover of either pepper spray or tear gas in what looks like a scene…
When you're among the reviled 1 percent, it's probably more difficult than ever to sleep at night knowing there's a protest movement growing against you. And although it poses no threat, Occupy Wall Street is spurring a security shopping spree.
You might think a cellphone, a light jacket, and an opinion are all you need before heading down to your local Occupy Wall Street protest. But here are seven other useful tools that will keep you prepared for whatever happens while you're taking it to the streets.
There's something going on with Occupy Wall Street—good, bad, monumental, anarchy, I don't know—but there is a clear disparity between the 1% and the 99% and the voice of the 99% is slowly ringing louder. Here's one way to get the 1% to pay even more attention: taint their money.
Everyone's favorite hacktivists, Anonymous took down the New York Stock Exchange's site today for two terrifyingly boring minutes.
There are so many protests and demonstrations going on in #OccupyWallStreet that it's hard to keep track of who's standing for what and what or who is bending for who. One thing for certain though: with a lot of heated, young-ish rallyers jumbled together, there seems to have been a ton of missed connections. Catch up…