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David Graeber’s account of Occupy Wall Street is essential—and somewhat maddening in its insistence on heightening the differences between anarchists and liberals.

The documentary, starring the late Andrew Breitbart, is a deranged hodge-podge of bizarre memes, wild dot-connecting and unadulterated fury.

We spoke with organizers, union workers and students in debt who all seem to agree that Occupy isn't over.

A democratic revolution is possible—and necessary.

Contributions to our special issue on Occupy at one by artist and occupier Molly Crabapple.

Those claiming Occupy has failed already forget what other social justice sucesses have taught us: change is slow. 

Occupy activists are moving debt from the personal to the political. 

One year after Occupy Wall Street first shook the world, what lies ahead for the movement?

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.

Blogs

The single largest obstacle to meaningful economic recovery is a man whom most Americans have never heard of, Edward J. DeMarco.

March 13, 2012

Join the action on March 15 as activists call out the avarice of America's largest bank with a series of creative actions.

March 13, 2012

Spencer Bachus, a key ally for the financial sector, is facing a tough primary in Alabama.

March 13, 2012

Each spring the Left Forum convenes the largest progressive gathering in North America in a rambling, lively confab unlike anything else in the US.

March 12, 2012

By forcing secret donors into the light, progressives hope to scare them away from election giving.

March 12, 2012

Largest rally in a year sees Wisconsin protest movement on message and on the march—backing the recall and removal of an anti-labor governor and demanding restoration of collective-bargaining rights.

March 11, 2012

Republicans are aiming to prevent the Federal Reserve from addressing unemployment, while also hobbling the SEC. 

March 7, 2012

This spring, the Occupy movement plans to take on Bank of America in a protracted, multi-pronged campaign exposing the predatory nature of the giant lending institution’s common practices.

March 7, 2012

A California student explains why he helped lead 165 fellow Fresno-area college students to Sacramento for this past Monday’s “Occupy the Capitol” march for education, where they joined thousands of other students from across the state.

March 6, 2012

UC Campus Police requests a court order halting public disclosure of the report.

March 6, 2012