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Bertolt Brecht

The clever, impassioned homemade signs dotting Zuccotti Park recall the work of Bertolt Brecht.

Occupy Wall Street

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?

Wall Street, New York City, in 1847

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.

Occupy Wall Street protester

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.

Occupy Wall Street protesters

The battle for the Internet has politicized prankster cybercollectives like Anonymous--and now authorities are cracking down.

Contrary to the mainstream media's coverage, you don't need to be unemployed, homeless or in need of medication to pull the night shift at Occupy Wall Street.

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Ending its brief "truce" with OWS activists last night, the NYPD arrested some of the protesters who have been sleeping in front of the New York Stock Exchange all week.

April 17, 2012

The group hopes its initiative will be the beginning of a spring surge.

April 16, 2012

Will Occupy Wall Street achieve goals that older protest movements left unfinished?

April 13, 2012

The ranks of those sleeping “in the belly of the beast” as a form of protest continues to grow in New York City.

April 13, 2012

Occupy Wall Street's new strategy combines two of its most powerful elements: physical occupation and the targeting of Wall Street.

April 11, 2012

How Occupy Wall Street plans to make Bank of America go “kaput.”

April 9, 2012

Occupiers respond to the 99 Percent Spring, a movement aiming to recruit and train 100,000 Americans to learn the ways of non-violent direct action.

April 6, 2012

An impressive coalition of liberal-left groups are aiming to recruit and train 100,000 Americans in the precepts of non-violent direct action.

April 4, 2012

Police arrest nearly eighty protesters in San Francisco during the 'First Real Occupation' of 2012.

April 3, 2012