Nation Topics - Occupy Wall Street
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With the Occupy movement, what started as a diffuse protest against economic injustice became a vast experiment in class building.
What the Occupy movement could do for poor people—and vice versa.
The president has started talking like a populist. It took the Occupy movement to make him do it.
The electoral process has been occupied by the 1 percent—which means that what you hear in this “campaign” is largely refracted versions of their views, their needs, their fears, and their wishes.
How can Occupy activists build a foundation for long-term change?
Occupy has resonated here, drawing hundreds of people to demonstrations. This month, Florida will be home to the first-ever Occupy convention.
One month after the NYPD cleared Zuccotti Park, the lack of a physical space to occupy is creating divisions within the movement.
Jackson urges the Occupy movement to address the tangible needs of the Americans that have been most affected by the economic crisis—occupying foreclosed homes, hospital lobbies, and voting booths.
The human crisis caused by extreme unequal distribution of wealth did not happen overnight. So why hasn't there been nation-wide populist movements like Occupy Wall Street until now?
This is the second time in living memory that an American movement protesting social injustice has embraced her.
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