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Occupy Wall Street protesters

Bloomberg's raid on Occupy Wall Street was, above all, a cowardly act. But Occupy will live on with or without Liberty Square.

Occupy Wall Street protesters hold a general assembly

Judge Michael Stallman ruled that the occupiers have not “demonstrated that they have a First Amendment right to remain in Zuccotti Park.”

An Occupy Wall Street protester

Attacks on peaceful protesters rarely make the police or government look anything but weak and cowardly.

With foreclosure and unemployment rates even higher for veterans, their participation in the Occupy movement was inevitable.

The massive popular protests that shook the globe this year have much in common, though most of the reporting on them in the mainstream media has obscured the similarities.

In this new video series, Reich takes on corporate influence in the political system and economic inequality in a way that only the former secretary of labor can.

Riot police in Oakland, California

As Seattle police chief in 1999, my disastrous response to the WTO protests should have been a cautionary tale. Yet our police forces have only become more militarized.

Occupy Everywhere: On the New Politics and Possibilities of the Movement Against Corporate Power, featuring Michael Moore, Naomi Klein, William Greider, Rinku Sen, Patrick Bruner and Richard Kim.

Blogs

The Mormon Church is a corporation, says author and essayist Terry Tempest Williams, and there is reason to fear a Romney presidency....

May 27, 2012

It raises the question, why were these people arrested in the first place?

May 25, 2012

Don’t take your eyes of Chicago yet. The NATO protests may be over, but city politics are heating up.

May 23, 2012

A new collection featuring ninety-nine tracks of class-conscious music from ninety-nine artists.

May 17, 2012

Occupy Chicago and other protest groups announce their plans for week-long protests and direct action in opposition to NATO.

May 14, 2012

As student debt surpasses trillion dollar mark, students express frustration with not-so bright future ahead of them.

May 11, 2012

Occupy the Farm, an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street, occupied a farm in California to draw attention to the issue of food sovereignty.

May 10, 2012

Thousands of protesters have converged upon Charlotte, North Carolina today to protest Bank of America’s annual shareholders’ meeting.

May 9, 2012

A broad coalition of activists plans to converge on Bank of America’s headquarters and annual shareholder meeting this week. In response, Charlotte’s city manager has declared the meeting is an “extraordinary event,” allowing police to crack down on protesters' civil liberties.

May 8, 2012

In a leaderless movement, ego, anger and personal priorities must be given up in service of collective needs.

May 7, 2012