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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

Jacob Tobia, a Duke sophomore, talks about some of the issues Occupy Duke protesters are working on since they began their encampment four weeks ago.

November 18, 2011

A story of the growth of the Occupy movement at America's most venerable university.

November 18, 2011

In reaction to escalation of the "wars" on drugs and terror, police forces throughout the country have rapidly militarized.

November 18, 2011

Eric reviews new CD collections, Reed takes on the anti-Occupy narrative.

November 18, 2011

New campaign imploring Mayor Bloomberg and the US Conference of Mayors to publicly commit to protecting press freedoms in their cities.

November 17, 2011

An early morning raid rousted the Occupy Cal camp resulting in two arrests.

November 17, 2011

Drawing on his own struggle to ethically police Seattle's WTO protests in the 1990s, former Seattle Police Chief Stamper urges police forces to strike an appropriate balance between safe-guarding civil liberties and enforcing local law.

November 16, 2011

The Occupy movement won’t run candidates to push its issues. Here’s who will.

November 16, 2011

News of the Occupy Wall Street “media blackout” sparked reactions from sympathetic students across the country.

November 16, 2011

Last week's police violence in Berkeley has emboldened Occupy Cal campus activists.

November 16, 2011