This page is part of a larger feature called Occupy: 12 Events That Defined Year One. In the run-up to #S17, the one year anniversary of the movement, we will be posting stories from our archives for every month of the past year of occupy. For December 2011, we’re remembering the holiday season shared with Occupy, building community after a turbulent time. Read stories from other months >>
New York, NY–Christmas Eve in Liberty Plaza
A group of Occupiers, holding lit middle finger candles, facing the New York Stock Exchange. The street is quiet, save for us. On the 99th day of the 99%, we did it, for the first time. We are Occupying Wall Street.
New York, NY–A Visit to OWS on Christmas Eve
An occupier visits OWS on Christmas Eve and finds that even with cold weather and internal bickering, the movement is as strong as ever.