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Occupy Wall Street protest in Boston

Community radio stations were key to spreading the message of the Occupy movement.

The way humans wreck the earth parallels the way the 1 percent treats the 99 percent.

As Occupy heads into the spring, the movement’s initial honeymoon phase is coming to a close.

Occupy Wall Street

In a public comment to the SEC, an Occupy working group details troubling loopholes in the Volcker Rule, part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill.

Wisconsin protests

The renewal of labor militancy and radical politics is being led by a rising generation with its own rock-and-rap passion.

Law enforcement appears to be regularly sending subpoenas to social media companies. This time, the target found out about it.

An Occupy protester in Chicago

The Occupy movement has been a seedbed of creativity. Now it needs to declare its values.

In a volatile era, OWS’s participatory democracy makes more sense than top-down government.

Blogs

The Mormon Church is a corporation, says author and essayist Terry Tempest Williams, and there is reason to fear a Romney presidency....

May 27, 2012

It raises the question, why were these people arrested in the first place?

May 25, 2012

Don’t take your eyes of Chicago yet. The NATO protests may be over, but city politics are heating up.

May 23, 2012

A new collection featuring ninety-nine tracks of class-conscious music from ninety-nine artists.

May 17, 2012

Occupy Chicago and other protest groups announce their plans for week-long protests and direct action in opposition to NATO.

May 14, 2012

As student debt surpasses trillion dollar mark, students express frustration with not-so bright future ahead of them.

May 11, 2012

Occupy the Farm, an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street, occupied a farm in California to draw attention to the issue of food sovereignty.

May 10, 2012

Thousands of protesters have converged upon Charlotte, North Carolina today to protest Bank of America’s annual shareholders’ meeting.

May 9, 2012

A broad coalition of activists plans to converge on Bank of America’s headquarters and annual shareholder meeting this week. In response, Charlotte’s city manager has declared the meeting is an “extraordinary event,” allowing police to crack down on protesters' civil liberties.

May 8, 2012

In a leaderless movement, ego, anger and personal priorities must be given up in service of collective needs.

May 7, 2012