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Occupy Debt

Bereft of their big tent at Zuccotti Park, activists have found a unifying theme in debt.

Can Debt Spark a Revolution?

If Occupy evolves into a debt resistance movement, the results could be explosive.

Occupy Wall Street: New Ways of Thinking About Space

As last year’s occupations showed, cities need more places the public can call its own.

An Israeli court absolved the state of responsibility for her death. But the memory of this courageous activist for Palestinian rights will help advance her cause.

Despite rumors of its demise, Occupy Wall Street has given rise to a flurry of actions targeting the 99 percent. What is this new phenomenon—and what role will it play in November?

At UC Davis and other institutions, student-led protests against austerity are met with thuggish riot cops and the criminalization of speech. 

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.

James Dimon

JP Morgan’s CEO once complained that traders would need to see psychiatrists in order to comply with financial regulations. Maybe that’s not such a bad idea.

When it comes to running Bank of America, shareholders don’t have much more influence than the demonstrators outside.

Bank of America protest

The financial giant’s shareholder meeting will draw protesters on the outside—and disgruntled investors on the inside. 

Blogs

“You have the right to a trial” includes the right to a speedy trial, but that hasn’t been the case for Occupy protesters in Boston.

February 5, 2013

This week, students host convergences, boycott standardized tests and chain themselves to a potted tree. Can need-blind admissions be saved at Wesleyan? After Adios Arpaio, what's next for Arizona?

February 1, 2013

Professor Stephanie Luce, a co-author of a new Occupy Wall Street study, takes issue with the media harping on the high household salaries reported in the study.

January 30, 2013

Jessica Valenti speaks to Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast in Texas about anger, activism, and reproductive rights.

January 30, 2013

Soccer fan clubs helped topple Hosni Mubarak. Now they’re protesting the Morsi regime and its defense of murderous security forces.

January 29, 2013

Who ends up being most affected by urban schools closings?

January 28, 2013

Protesters again are demanding bread, freedom and social justice under new president Mohamed Morsi.

January 25, 2013

Two movies on the group have already drawn criticism from their subjects.

January 24, 2013

On bloggingheads.tv, Nation columnist Katha Pollitt breaks down the meaning of "pro-choice" and the direction of the pro-choice movement.

January 23, 2013

President Barack Obama’s second term will be shaped by his battles with big business lobbyists in his first. 

January 22, 2013