Nation Topics - Occupy Wall Street
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How can women make their voices central to the debate that the Occupy movement has created?
A letter of thanks to Mohammed Bouazizi, the young man whose death set off a year of revolutions.
The clever, impassioned homemade signs dotting Zuccotti Park recall the work of Bertolt Brecht.
The police occupation of the Wall Street area has been hardly less massive, sustained or impressive than the Zuccotti Park encampment.
From the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street, 2011 will be remembered as a year of youthful mass movements and popular revolts—none of which could have occurred without the surreptitious help of computer hacktivists.
If Zuccotti Park falls, where will the Occupy Wall Street movement move next?
After an absence of well over half a century, Wall Street is back, center stage, as the preferred American icon of revulsion, a status it held for a fair share of our history.
The genius of Occupy Wall Street has been the pitch-perfect resonance of its founding premises. It has grown so rapidly because the American people desperately wanted this movement.
The task of our time is to insist that we can afford to build a decent society—while at the same time, respect the real limits to what the earth can take.