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Naomi Klein

The task of our time is to insist that we can afford to build a decent society—while at the same time, respect the real limits to what the earth can take.

Occupy DC

The Wall Street protesters have created the template for an ambitious new occupation in the nation’s capital.

Occupy Wall Street

How can anyone possessed of the faintest sense of social justice not thrill to the Occupy Wall Street movement now spreading throughout the country?

There are plenty of young people at Occupy Wall Street, but the protests are not just a young man's game.

Occupy Wall Street

As Occupy Wall Street spreads, more than 115 parallel occupations have cropped up in cities around the world. Is this the beginning of something new?

The OWS phenomenon has inspired millions. If it links up with the slow, difficult work of movement-building, it can bring about systemic change.

Are there Occupy Wall Street events currently under \way in your city? The Nation wants dispatches from your local actions.

Occupy Wall Street

How it came about, what it means, how it works and everything else you need to know about Occupy Wall Street.

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How worried are too-big-to-fail banks over pending investigations into mortgage fraud?

January 26, 2012

The people beaten and shot at by the UCPD are our students; they are our colleagues. And they are our neighbors. We were all in it together. They are the public, and the public is us.

January 26, 2012

It’s too early to tell how Occupy Wall Street will impact the 2012 election, but one thing seems pretty clear: it’s changed the national conversation.

January 26, 2012

Occupiers in the nation’s capital have enjoyed a largely peaceful coexistence with authorities so far, but that may soon change.

January 25, 2012

Last night, the president announced a new mortgage crisis unit. Will it help homeowners and punish the banks who created the mess? 

January 25, 2012

The administration is close to presenting a deal with big banks on mortgage fraud—will it stick?

January 24, 2012

The pending deal could let the banks off the hook for mortgage fraud and undercut the president’s message of fairness.

January 23, 2012

Students, many who believed the days of violent police actions were behind them, will continue to protest until officials get it right: students have the right to peacefully communicate their grievances without the fear of being brutally beaten, shot at or otherwise injured, harassed or bullied.

January 23, 2012

 A massive petition drive is urging the White House not to let big banks off the hook for their role in the economic crisis. 

January 19, 2012

Though DC is not the ideal ground for Occupy protesters, yesterday's Occupy Congress action did get plenty of attention.

January 18, 2012