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Occupy Wall Street: New Ways of Thinking About Space

As last year’s occupations showed, cities need more places the public can call its own.

Despite rumors of its demise, Occupy Wall Street has given rise to a flurry of actions targeting the 99 percent. What is this new phenomenon—and what role will it play in November?

At UC Davis and other institutions, student-led protests against austerity are met with thuggish riot cops and the criminalization of speech. 

O’Reilly and his crew cooked up the wacky theory this week that the Institute for Policy Studies is serving as the clandestine headquarters for the Occupy movement.

James Dimon

JP Morgan’s CEO once complained that traders would need to see psychiatrists in order to comply with financial regulations. Maybe that’s not such a bad idea.

When it comes to running Bank of America, shareholders don’t have much more influence than the demonstrators outside.

Bank of America protest

The financial giant’s shareholder meeting will draw protesters on the outside—and disgruntled investors on the inside. 

Footage from New York City's massive May Day protests.

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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