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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

The bailouts were worse than we thought.

December 6, 2011

Cuts in service, shuttering facilities and mass layoffs will hurt workers, communities, the USPS and the economy.

December 6, 2011

More than thirty people were arrested at Occupy DC this weekend, and protesters are preparing to “take back the Capitol.”

December 5, 2011

In what is fast becoming the most promising new front in the Occupy Wall Street movement, the effort to forestall foreclosures is taking center stage.

December 3, 2011

At Occupy Museums at Lincoln Center Thursday night, it was "Glass war" not "class war"—and Glass won, composer Philip Glass. 

December 2, 2011

Local organizers are hoping that the November 30 rally is only a starting point for SU students to open up an important dialogue about issues of police brutality and civil rights.

December 1, 2011

The Supercommittee is dead. Here’s what should come next.

December 1, 2011

The lowest country on the planet needs action at the UN world conference on climate change in Durban. But “Occupy COP17” is expecting much from governments.

December 1, 2011

Campus violence has been a hot-button issue since the recent assaults against students peacefully demonstrating at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and CUNY Baruch. Albeit with far less brutality and violence, Indiana University has now joined the ranks of these schools.

November 30, 2011

“When you have people in leadership positions who are not exercising self-discipline and restraint, it’s reasonable to expect their followers to do likewise,” said former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper on Monday’s Talk of the Nation.

November 30, 2011