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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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The group hopes its initiative will be the beginning of a spring surge.

April 16, 2012

Will Occupy Wall Street achieve goals that older protest movements left unfinished?

April 13, 2012

The ranks of those sleeping “in the belly of the beast” as a form of protest continues to grow in New York City.

April 13, 2012

Occupy Wall Street's new strategy combines two of its most powerful elements: physical occupation and the targeting of Wall Street.

April 11, 2012

How Occupy Wall Street plans to make Bank of America go “kaput.”

April 9, 2012

Occupiers respond to the 99 Percent Spring, a movement aiming to recruit and train 100,000 Americans to learn the ways of non-violent direct action.

April 6, 2012

An impressive coalition of liberal-left groups are aiming to recruit and train 100,000 Americans in the precepts of non-violent direct action.

April 4, 2012

Police arrest nearly eighty protesters in San Francisco during the 'First Real Occupation' of 2012.

April 3, 2012

Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters march across the Brooklyn Bridge to mark the six-month anniversary of one of the largest mass arrests of activists in US history.

April 2, 2012