Nation Topics - Occupy Wall Street
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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.
Banks trying to foreclose on homes are surprisingly vulnerable to direct action—a fact that Occupy Our Homes intends to exploit.
Count the liberal mayor of Los Angeles as one of those apologists for suppressing truth in the name of civic order.
Despite all the dismissive criticism, Occupy Wall Street has spread like a wild fire globally since its inception three month ago. How could a leaderless and seemingly amorphous movement achieve such global success?
It was Karl Marx who first observed that high finance is “the Vatican of capitalism.” How right he turned out to be.
The real public nuisance is the big money that has engulfed our democracy—and mass demonstrations are the only effective way for “real people” to be heard.
Will it last? Skeptics are entitled to their doubts, but I'm confident that, as with the Populist movement of a century ago, OWS will bring lasting change
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