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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.

James Dimon

JP Morgan’s CEO once complained that traders would need to see psychiatrists in order to comply with financial regulations. Maybe that’s not such a bad idea.

When it comes to running Bank of America, shareholders don’t have much more influence than the demonstrators outside.

Bank of America protest

The financial giant’s shareholder meeting will draw protesters on the outside—and disgruntled investors on the inside. 

Footage from New York City's massive May Day protests.

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Protests erupt outside, and also inside, the Republican National Convention.

August 29, 2012

Protesters are met with intense security measures, while some continue to live in “Romneyville.”

August 27, 2012

Protesters prepare to head south for the DNC and RNC.

August 20, 2012

The VP candidate may love Rage Against the Machine’s music. But Rage guitarist Tom Morello says: “Paul Ryan is the embodiment of the machine our music rages against.”

August 17, 2012

On September 15, the movement will re-assemble where it was born for three days of education, celebration and renewed resistance to economic injustice with permitted convergences and assemblies, concerts, and civil disobedience.

August 15, 2012

Activists bring anti-monopolization protest to Saks Fifth Avenue, Yo Soy 132 does not endorse event.

 

August 8, 2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters, Two Countries One Voice protest the world's richest man

August 7, 2012

This mini-documentary explores the internal conflict over police confrontation at the Occupy National Gathering, particularly as it relates to the future of the movement.

July 26, 2012

The head of the Bank of England now says bankers’ lies about interest rates “meet my definition of fraud.” Will US officials finally crack down?

July 17, 2012

Long after the Occupy camps at Zuccotti Park in Manhatttan and St. Paul's Cathedral and Finsbury Park in London were evicted or decamped, an encampment in an unlikely location still exists defiantly.

July 17, 2012