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Occupy Wall Street

Elections and movements don’t proceed on separate tracks.

To grow, the Occupy movement will need to connect with tens of millions of ordinary Americans.

The same corporations that destroyed the economy are wrecking the planet. Occupy should do something about that.

The words of the former president of the Czech Republic resonate with the problems Occupy confronts today.
 

The heart of the movement desires a new, different society.

Occupy Wall Street

Debates about violence threaten to break apart the Occupy movement.

Occupy and Unions

Despite occasional friction, unions and Occupy have found a way to live happily together.

Occupy Wall Street

Unless the movement gets more strategic about its image, it may end up talking to itself.

Occupy Wall Street protest in Boston

Community radio stations were key to spreading the message of the Occupy movement.

The way humans wreck the earth parallels the way the 1 percent treats the 99 percent.

Blogs

There are 50 million Americans struggling with hunger—and with sequestration, things will get worse. 

February 22, 2013

Thousands turned out for the funeral of a teenager killed by the police last week, further fueling unrest.

February 21, 2013

This week, students converge on Raleigh and Pasadena, ramp up BDS and occupy Adidas. With Scott Walker sticking around, what's next for Wisconsin's grad TAs? What do students have to do with the fate of Mississippi’s last abortion clinic?

February 15, 2013

What does it mean to be a member of the "International Student Movement"?

February 8, 2013

To send labor supporters into their final week of preparing for One Billion Rising, United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard recorded this special video message.

February 6, 2013

“You have the right to a trial” includes the right to a speedy trial, but that hasn’t been the case for Occupy protesters in Boston.

February 5, 2013

This week, students host convergences, boycott standardized tests and chain themselves to a potted tree. Can need-blind admissions be saved at Wesleyan? After Adios Arpaio, what's next for Arizona?

February 1, 2013

Professor Stephanie Luce, a co-author of a new Occupy Wall Street study, takes issue with the media harping on the high household salaries reported in the study.

January 30, 2013

Jessica Valenti speaks to Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast in Texas about anger, activism, and reproductive rights.

January 30, 2013

Soccer fan clubs helped topple Hosni Mubarak. Now they’re protesting the Morsi regime and its defense of murderous security forces.

January 29, 2013