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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?

Emma Goldman

This is the second time in living memory that an American movement protesting social injustice has embraced her.

Occupy Homes

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.

Blogs

A Georgia County sheriff evicted a four-generation family being defended by Occupy Atlanta.

May 4, 2012

More than one hundred Columbia students congregated in the middle of campus to express solidarity with labor and their own personal frustrations with an economy that is run increasingly by the 1%, for the 1%.

May 3, 2012

How the establishment media failed during their May Day coverage.

May 3, 2012

Across Europe May Day brought out demonstrators, strikers and even some picnickers marking the labor movement celebration and demanding an end to the austerity agenda sweeping the globe.

May 2, 2012

Occupy Wall Street, unions and immigrants rights groups collaborated in massive protests around the world on Tuesday, though no one would know that from the establishment media.

May 2, 2012

Live-blogging OWS daily since October 1.

May 2, 2012

The group expressed their opposition to NYU’s 2031 plan, which its opponents characterize as aggressive real estate expansion that threatens the historic character of the Village.

May 1, 2012

The May Day danger seems to rank with Fukushima’s nuclear meltdown.

April 30, 2012

Keep up-to-date on May Day actions around the country with Free Speech TV's live video feed.

April 30, 2012