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Occupy Wall Street

The movement isn’t about reforming capitalism, it’s about creating a democracy that’s incompatible with capitalism.

The American people aren't looking for militants and vanguards, they want a full-service Occupy.

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.

Blogs

Mutual aid is alive and well on the devastated peninsula, filling in where the government failed.

November 28, 2012

NYC public housing residents call for a cancellation of rent following Hurricane Sandy and loss of basic services.

November 27, 2012

A coalition of labor supporters protested alongside striking employees to speak out against Walmart's intimidation and abuse. 

November 23, 2012

Occupy Wall Street is showing solidarity with striking Walmart workers. 

November 20, 2012

In the wake of the superstorm, we need to involve communities—not corporations—in reconstruction efforts. 

November 15, 2012

The Strike Debt movement is planning a Rolling Jubilee—a bailout of the people, by the people. 

November 12, 2012

Occupy Sandy, the grassroots relief effort started by Occupy Wall Street, has been helping individuals when traditional aid groups and organizations have failed to show up.

November 5, 2012

A report from Downtown Manhattan, and a Hurricane Sandy volunteer.

November 1, 2012

Occupy Wall Street and 350.org have teamed up with Recovers.org, a disaster relief platform, to help coordinate response to Hurricane Sandy.

October 31, 2012

Occupy Our Homes ATL is forging an unlikely partnership in an effort to stop foreclosures.  

October 9, 2012