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Shouldering insurmountable student debt yet seeing fewer opportunities, young Americans share the same desperation and frustration of the Arab youth.

As the D17 attempt to occupy Trinity Church’s Duarte Park showed, Occupy Wall Street is struggling to figure out if it needs a physical occupation—and if so, where.

Occupy Wall Street protesters

With their emphasis on participatory direct democracy, the anarchists behind Occupy Wall Street have changed the very idea of what politics could be.

As administrators declare there's no alternative to austerity and corporatization in higher ed, student Occupyers fight back.

The 99 percent movement

With the Occupy movement, what started as a diffuse protest against economic injustice became a vast experiment in class building.

Poverty in Nebraska

What the Occupy movement could do for poor people—and vice versa.

President Barack Obama

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?

Blogs

Mutual aid is alive and well on the devastated peninsula, filling in where the government failed.

November 28, 2012

NYC public housing residents call for a cancellation of rent following Hurricane Sandy and loss of basic services.

November 27, 2012

A coalition of labor supporters protested alongside striking employees to speak out against Walmart's intimidation and abuse. 

November 23, 2012

Occupy Wall Street is showing solidarity with striking Walmart workers. 

November 20, 2012

In the wake of the superstorm, we need to involve communities—not corporations—in reconstruction efforts. 

November 15, 2012

The Strike Debt movement is planning a Rolling Jubilee—a bailout of the people, by the people. 

November 12, 2012

Occupy Sandy, the grassroots relief effort started by Occupy Wall Street, has been helping individuals when traditional aid groups and organizations have failed to show up.

November 5, 2012

A report from Downtown Manhattan, and a Hurricane Sandy volunteer.

November 1, 2012

Occupy Wall Street and 350.org have teamed up with Recovers.org, a disaster relief platform, to help coordinate response to Hurricane Sandy.

October 31, 2012

Occupy Our Homes ATL is forging an unlikely partnership in an effort to stop foreclosures.  

October 9, 2012