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How Wall Street Occupied America

Why the rich keep getting richer and our democracy is getting poorer.

Occupy Wall Street

The protesters have put their faith in the last seemingly credible force in the world: each other.

Occupy protesters in Oakland, California

In less than two weeks, Occupy Oakland went from its first public action to calling for a city-wide general strike.

A (self-) graduation speech for the Occupiers at Zuccotti Park.

Why do austerity measures remain so popular within the beltway while the overwhelming evidence in the rest of the country points to the fact that such measures increase unemployment and hinder economic growth?

Occupy Wall Street

It’s not hard to understand how environmental quality and economic inequality came to be joined at the hip.

Those three decades of rampant upper-crust greed unleashed by the Reagan Revolution of the 1980s will be well marked by future historians recording the death of the American dream.

Occupy Wall Street

The Occupy movement is not a sexual revolution. But in a society organized for alienation, it has made human contact its sword and its shield.

Ideas from the 99%

The OWS movement is already a success for having raised the issues explored in the articles presented here.

Inspired by struggles overseas and in the past, the protests have brought the wealth gap back to the center of political debate.
 

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Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters march across the Brooklyn Bridge to mark the six-month anniversary of one of the largest mass arrests of activists in US history.

April 2, 2012

"I’m not okay with being a part of an institution that enables suffering in the community that it inhabits."

March 29, 2012

UNC students are organizing an Alternative Commencement Ceremony to celebrate the achievements of the class of 2012 without symbolically honoring New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who will keynote the official University commencement.

March 27, 2012

Congress passed two major bills yesterday—and they have a disturbing common denominator.

March 22, 2012

College occupiers demonstrate powerful new tactic.

March 21, 2012

At a time when so many are so clear that the current system is not working—what might? Is it already happening?

March 21, 2012

The House GOP budget is extremely generous to the wealthy and corporations—and the middle class is asked to pay the tab. 

March 20, 2012

Join the call for a full, independent investigation by the state Attorney General into the active suppression of the Occupy movement.

March 19, 2012

This week, a special forum on what's next for the Occupy movement. Plus, Jeremy Scahill reports on the case of a jailed Yemeni journalist, and we welcome guest-blogger Bryce Covert.

March 17, 2012

The former Federal Reserve chairman said the problems inside Goldman can be solved by a ban on proprietary trading.

March 14, 2012