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Occupy Wall Street

The movement isn’t about reforming capitalism, it’s about creating a democracy that’s incompatible with capitalism.

The American people aren't looking for militants and vanguards, they want a full-service Occupy.

Occupy Wall Street

Elections and movements don’t proceed on separate tracks.

To grow, the Occupy movement will need to connect with tens of millions of ordinary Americans.

The same corporations that destroyed the economy are wrecking the planet. Occupy should do something about that.

The words of the former president of the Czech Republic resonate with the problems Occupy confronts today.
 

The heart of the movement desires a new, different society.

Occupy Wall Street

Debates about violence threaten to break apart the Occupy movement.

Occupy and Unions

Despite occasional friction, unions and Occupy have found a way to live happily together.

Occupy Wall Street

Unless the movement gets more strategic about its image, it may end up talking to itself.

Blogs

Sixty-two percent of all bankruptcies are due to medical debt—and Occupy activists aren’t letting the medical-industrial complex get away with it.

March 22, 2013

March 15 marks the start of Hungary’s 1848 revolution—and protesters are once again hitting the streets for basic rights.

March 14, 2013

Strike Debt, an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street, has declared actions in response to a national “healthcare emergency.”

March 6, 2013

In all societies, in some form or another, there are young people who live in abandoned properties without the consent of the property owner: A look inside the world of Spanish okupas.

March 4, 2013

“You have the right to a trial” includes the right to a speedy trial, but that hasn’t been the case for Occupy protesters in Boston.

February 5, 2013

Professor Stephanie Luce, a co-author of a new Occupy Wall Street study, takes issue with the media harping on the high household salaries reported in the study.

January 30, 2013

Following the media coverage of the controversy and the protests it has sparked.

January 7, 2013

New Jersey protesters are holding Walmart accountable for a factory fire that killed 112 Bangladeshi workers. 

December 18, 2012

An offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement has responded to the Connecticut massacre, calling for gun control policies that will save lives. 

December 17, 2012

From public housing to living wages, how can New York rebuild as a more equal, just city? 

December 7, 2012