Nation Topics - Occupy Wall Street
News and Features
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.
“Is OWS diverse enough?” is not the right question. The real challenge is ensuring the movement has a racial justice agenda.
To secure their privilege, the richest Americans resort to a range of maneuvers beyond the evasion of taxes and financial regulation.
The crushing burden of student debt has shattered the American dream for a whole generation. They want their future back.
The 99 percent have been footing the bill for too long. It’s time for the financial industry to pick up its own tab.
The radical message of these protests is that the crisis we face cannot be addressed through the political process.
Women helped found and sustain the leaderless, anarchist-influenced movement—and despite running into bursts of sexism and ignorance, they are determined to stick around.
A peaceful demonstration in Times Square was met with the force's Mounted Unit, creating a dangerous situation.
As intense protests spawned by Occupy Wall Street continue to grow, it is worth asking: Why now? The answer is not obvious.