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Iraq vet, former financial adviser and OWS protester Derek McGee reflects on the changes that have occurred in this country since September 11, 2001. 

From Occupy the SEC to a plan to reduce the federal deficit, Occupy groups are diving into the nitty-gritty of crafting public policy.

Zuccotti Park

Zuccotti Park was not my first occupation. But it showed me the need to live up to our values.

Only a federal investigation can get to the bottom of what happened in the housing bubble—and get a fair deal for homeowners.

Naomi Klein talks to an OWS organizer about using Occupy as a moment to dream big.

Reporting on protests is no easy job—just ask the thirty-six reporters arrested while covering the Occupy movement. Do reporters have a right to gather the news?

Dollar bills

At Occupy Wall Street, an unlikely mix of students, vets, bankers, regulators and academics are planning alternative financial institutions—including an Occupy bank.

Notes on 2011’s preoccupied hearts and minds.

With some of the highest foreclosure rates in the country, the Southern city is fertile ground for the growing Occupy movement. 

Blogs

Hundreds of activists show up at a Mitt Romney Southampton fundraiser to protest billionaires’ money in politics. 

July 9, 2012

Police have been circulating flyers that look like wanted posters featuring Christina Gonzalez and Matthew Swaye's mug shots.

July 5, 2012

Occupy protesters from around the country converged on Philadelphia for the National Gathering.

July 2, 2012

Occupy Our Homes has saved another family from foreclosure, continuing the group’s recent string of successes.

June 13, 2012

Occupy Wall Streeters arrested on December 17 at a Trinity Church–owned lot and Chicago activists facing terrorism-related charges for NATO protests head to court.

June 12, 2012

Pro-worker protesters in Wisconsin played by the rules, and were outspent by out-of-state interests $30 million to $3 million. Can they ever hope to win in a rigged game?

June 6, 2012

To prevent an unfair foreclosure, protesters attempted to block the authorities from entering a home on Capitol Hill. 

June 5, 2012

Housing and Occupy Wall Street affiliates are planning a “counter-fundraiser” at an Obama fundrasier to draw attention to the need to bring Wall Street to justice.

June 4, 2012

Activists in Quebec, the United States and Mexico are setting aside nationalism in the spirit of solidarity.

May 31, 2012

More legal victories for the Occupy Wall Street movement.

May 30, 2012