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Occupy Wall Street protest in Boston

Community radio stations were key to spreading the message of the Occupy movement.

The way humans wreck the earth parallels the way the 1 percent treats the 99 percent.

As Occupy heads into the spring, the movement’s initial honeymoon phase is coming to a close.

Occupy Wall Street

In a public comment to the SEC, an Occupy working group details troubling loopholes in the Volcker Rule, part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill.

Wisconsin protests

The renewal of labor militancy and radical politics is being led by a rising generation with its own rock-and-rap passion.

Law enforcement appears to be regularly sending subpoenas to social media companies. This time, the target found out about it.

An Occupy protester in Chicago

The Occupy movement has been a seedbed of creativity. Now it needs to declare its values.

In a volatile era, OWS’s participatory democracy makes more sense than top-down government.

Blogs

A different way to celebrate the Hallmark holiday.

 

February 14, 2012

The group intends to maintain a presence in the cafe until 10:00pm on Friday February 17th.

February 13, 2012

The deal falls short in some areas, but big banks did not receive the immunity they desired and are still on the hook for collapsing the economy. 

February 9, 2012

The Obama campaign already appears to be fundraising for its Super PAC—starting in the financial sector.

February 8, 2012

At least 50 journalists have been arrested covering the Occupy movement since it began last September.

February 7, 2012

The Supreme Court lit with dollar signs.

February 7, 2012

To win in November, the president believes he needs outside money—but what does outside money need from him?

February 7, 2012

The Occupy movement has called for the dismantling and rebuiliding of a corrupt system. What elements are necessary to effect such change?

February 6, 2012

New York's attorney general has several too-big-too-fail banks in his crosshairs for foreclosure fraud. 

February 3, 2012

How can independent voices build a progressive movement that relates to the lives of millions of Americans?

February 2, 2012