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Homeless in America

What occupiers from all walks of life are discovering is that to be homeless in America is to live like a fugitive.

How can the Occupy Wall Street movement be sustained while retaining the democratic impulse that inspired it in the first place?

Bill Keller

Funny, he doesn’t look like Marie Antoinette. But former New York Times Executive Editor Keller displays the arrogance of disoriented royal privilege.

Occupy Wall Street

As the Congressional budget supercommittee deliberates, fiscal hawks are calling for “tough choices.” The 99 percent are demanding economic justice.

Occupy Wall Street

Its power lies not in any specific demands, endorsements or alliances but in its direct appeal to the hearts and minds of the population at large.

Occupy Wall Street protesters walk past a Chase bank

Groups long committed to challenging inequality and the power of big banks are joining the Occupy movement, in a mutually reinforcing relationship.

Occupy Chicago protester

Don't be left behind: everyone from Jeffrey Sachs to Deepak Chopra and Suze Orman is jumping on the Occupy Wall Street wagon.

Occupy Wall Street

What the legacies of Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, Derrick Bell and Steve Jobs could teach the protesters.

How can women make their voices central to the debate that the Occupy movement has created?

Occupy Wall Street

A letter of thanks to Mohammed Bouazizi, the young man whose death set off a year of revolutions.

Blogs

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