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CeaseFire Chicago, pioneered by an infectious disease expert, has been heralded as an unprecedented success. Will a summer spike in homicides threaten the program in other cities where it is just taking hold?
Community members gathered to protest the discriminatory practice that has increased by 600 percent since Mayor Bloomberg took office.
Growing public protest, along with two landmark lawsuits, may put an end to this dragnet policy that overwhelmingly targets young black and Latino men.
What began as a student walkout against tuition hikes has become a society-wide uprising against austerity, inequality and the police state.
Why electoral politics sold out the popular uprising in the Badger State—and why it’s not all over.
At UC Davis and other institutions, student-led protests against austerity are met with thuggish riot cops and the criminalization of speech.
Progressives must take the fall election seriously, even as they challenge the limits of the debate.
The digital libertarian famed for technical innovation faced for the first time a protest movement not afraid to take their fight to the streets.
O’Reilly and his crew cooked up the wacky theory this week that the Institute for Policy Studies is serving as the clandestine headquarters for the Occupy movement.
The first Feminist General Assembly is a model for how OWS can—and can’t—work alongside established social movements.