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Iraq vet, former financial adviser and OWS protester Derek McGee reflects on the changes that have occurred in this country since September 11, 2001. 

From Occupy the SEC to a plan to reduce the federal deficit, Occupy groups are diving into the nitty-gritty of crafting public policy.

Zuccotti Park

Zuccotti Park was not my first occupation. But it showed me the need to live up to our values.

Only a federal investigation can get to the bottom of what happened in the housing bubble—and get a fair deal for homeowners.

Naomi Klein talks to an OWS organizer about using Occupy as a moment to dream big.

Reporting on protests is no easy job—just ask the thirty-six reporters arrested while covering the Occupy movement. Do reporters have a right to gather the news?

Dollar bills

At Occupy Wall Street, an unlikely mix of students, vets, bankers, regulators and academics are planning alternative financial institutions—including an Occupy bank.

Notes on 2011’s preoccupied hearts and minds.

With some of the highest foreclosure rates in the country, the Southern city is fertile ground for the growing Occupy movement. 

Blogs

The single largest obstacle to meaningful economic recovery is a man whom most Americans have never heard of, Edward J. DeMarco.

March 13, 2012

Join the action on March 15 as activists call out the avarice of America's largest bank with a series of creative actions.

March 13, 2012

Spencer Bachus, a key ally for the financial sector, is facing a tough primary in Alabama.

March 13, 2012

Each spring the Left Forum convenes the largest progressive gathering in North America in a rambling, lively confab unlike anything else in the US.

March 12, 2012

By forcing secret donors into the light, progressives hope to scare them away from election giving.

March 12, 2012

Largest rally in a year sees Wisconsin protest movement on message and on the march—backing the recall and removal of an anti-labor governor and demanding restoration of collective-bargaining rights.

March 11, 2012

Republicans are aiming to prevent the Federal Reserve from addressing unemployment, while also hobbling the SEC. 

March 7, 2012

This spring, the Occupy movement plans to take on Bank of America in a protracted, multi-pronged campaign exposing the predatory nature of the giant lending institution’s common practices.

March 7, 2012

A California student explains why he helped lead 165 fellow Fresno-area college students to Sacramento for this past Monday’s “Occupy the Capitol” march for education, where they joined thousands of other students from across the state.

March 6, 2012

UC Campus Police requests a court order halting public disclosure of the report.

March 6, 2012