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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.
 

Blogs

Mutual aid is alive and well on the devastated peninsula, filling in where the government failed.

November 28, 2012

NYC public housing residents call for a cancellation of rent following Hurricane Sandy and loss of basic services.

November 27, 2012

A coalition of labor supporters protested alongside striking employees to speak out against Walmart's intimidation and abuse. 

November 23, 2012

Occupy Wall Street is showing solidarity with striking Walmart workers. 

November 20, 2012

In the wake of the superstorm, we need to involve communities—not corporations—in reconstruction efforts. 

November 15, 2012

The Strike Debt movement is planning a Rolling Jubilee—a bailout of the people, by the people. 

November 12, 2012

Occupy Sandy, the grassroots relief effort started by Occupy Wall Street, has been helping individuals when traditional aid groups and organizations have failed to show up.

November 5, 2012

A report from Downtown Manhattan, and a Hurricane Sandy volunteer.

November 1, 2012

Occupy Wall Street and 350.org have teamed up with Recovers.org, a disaster relief platform, to help coordinate response to Hurricane Sandy.

October 31, 2012

Occupy Our Homes ATL is forging an unlikely partnership in an effort to stop foreclosures.  

October 9, 2012