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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. 

Shouldering insurmountable student debt yet seeing fewer opportunities, young Americans share the same desperation and frustration of the Arab youth.

As the D17 attempt to occupy Trinity Church’s Duarte Park showed, Occupy Wall Street is struggling to figure out if it needs a physical occupation—and if so, where.

Occupy Wall Street protesters

With their emphasis on participatory direct democracy, the anarchists behind Occupy Wall Street have changed the very idea of what politics could be.

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A Georgia County sheriff evicted a four-generation family being defended by Occupy Atlanta.

May 4, 2012

More than one hundred Columbia students congregated in the middle of campus to express solidarity with labor and their own personal frustrations with an economy that is run increasingly by the 1%, for the 1%.

May 3, 2012

How the establishment media failed during their May Day coverage.

May 3, 2012

Across Europe May Day brought out demonstrators, strikers and even some picnickers marking the labor movement celebration and demanding an end to the austerity agenda sweeping the globe.

May 2, 2012

Occupy Wall Street, unions and immigrants rights groups collaborated in massive protests around the world on Tuesday, though no one would know that from the establishment media.

May 2, 2012

Live-blogging OWS daily since October 1.

May 2, 2012

The group expressed their opposition to NYU’s 2031 plan, which its opponents characterize as aggressive real estate expansion that threatens the historic character of the Village.

May 1, 2012

The May Day danger seems to rank with Fukushima’s nuclear meltdown.

April 30, 2012

Keep up-to-date on May Day actions around the country with Free Speech TV's live video feed.

April 30, 2012