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Occupy Wall Street protesters

Bloomberg's raid on Occupy Wall Street was, above all, a cowardly act. But Occupy will live on with or without Liberty Square.

Occupy Wall Street protesters hold a general assembly

Judge Michael Stallman ruled that the occupiers have not “demonstrated that they have a First Amendment right to remain in Zuccotti Park.”

An Occupy Wall Street protester

Attacks on peaceful protesters rarely make the police or government look anything but weak and cowardly.

With foreclosure and unemployment rates even higher for veterans, their participation in the Occupy movement was inevitable.

The massive popular protests that shook the globe this year have much in common, though most of the reporting on them in the mainstream media has obscured the similarities.

In this new video series, Reich takes on corporate influence in the political system and economic inequality in a way that only the former secretary of labor can.

Riot police in Oakland, California

As Seattle police chief in 1999, my disastrous response to the WTO protests should have been a cautionary tale. Yet our police forces have only become more militarized.

Occupy Everywhere: On the New Politics and Possibilities of the Movement Against Corporate Power, featuring Michael Moore, Naomi Klein, William Greider, Rinku Sen, Patrick Bruner and Richard Kim.

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Sixty-two percent of all bankruptcies are due to medical debt—and Occupy activists aren’t letting the medical-industrial complex get away with it.

March 22, 2013

March 15 marks the start of Hungary’s 1848 revolution—and protesters are once again hitting the streets for basic rights.

March 14, 2013

Strike Debt, an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street, has declared actions in response to a national “healthcare emergency.”

March 6, 2013

In all societies, in some form or another, there are young people who live in abandoned properties without the consent of the property owner: A look inside the world of Spanish okupas.

March 4, 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

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

Following the media coverage of the controversy and the protests it has sparked.

January 7, 2013

New Jersey protesters are holding Walmart accountable for a factory fire that killed 112 Bangladeshi workers. 

December 18, 2012

An offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement has responded to the Connecticut massacre, calling for gun control policies that will save lives. 

December 17, 2012

From public housing to living wages, how can New York rebuild as a more equal, just city? 

December 7, 2012