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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

Twenty years after the end of the Soviet Union, reflections on glasnost's fate.

November 14, 2011

Karl Rove’s ad is a vicious attack on Warren full of distorted images of the Occupy movement protesters and ungrounded claims.

November 14, 2011

When it comes to foreign policy, the Republicans who would be president are taking their cues from the former vice president on war, secrecy and, above all, torture.

November 13, 2011

The United States has not learned enough about avoiding unwarranted wars. And if has not learned much about respecting the veterans of wars.

November 11, 2011

Two coasts and two riots: a frat riot and a cop riot. Each riot, an indelible mark of shame on their respective institutions.

November 10, 2011

On November 9, hundreds of Harvard students put down tents to begin an occupation of Harvard Yard.

November 10, 2011

When our nation arrives at a level of corruption we cannot bear, we shouldn’t.

November 10, 2011

In a rebuff to GOP extremism, voters reject Mississippi’s personhood amendment and Ohio’s attack on labor rights. 

November 9, 2011

A new report exposes how the big bank backing helps payday loan companies prey on the poor and veterans.

November 7, 2011

Pro-democracy activists from Tahrir and beyond are appealing to Occupy movements for solidarity.

November 7, 2011