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Contributions to our special issue on Occupy at one by artist and occupier Molly Crabapple.

Those claiming Occupy has failed already forget what other social justice sucesses have taught us: change is slow. 

Occupy activists are moving debt from the personal to the political. 

One year after Occupy Wall Street first shook the world, what lies ahead for the movement?

Occupy Debt

Bereft of their big tent at Zuccotti Park, activists have found a unifying theme in debt.

Can Debt Spark a Revolution?

If Occupy evolves into a debt resistance movement, the results could be explosive.

Occupy Wall Street: New Ways of Thinking About Space

As last year’s occupations showed, cities need more places the public can call its own.

Despite rumors of its demise, Occupy Wall Street has given rise to a flurry of actions targeting the 99 percent. What is this new phenomenon—and what role will it play in November?

At UC Davis and other institutions, student-led protests against austerity are met with thuggish riot cops and the criminalization of speech. 

O’Reilly and his crew cooked up the wacky theory this week that the Institute for Policy Studies is serving as the clandestine headquarters for the Occupy movement.

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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