The protesters have put their faith in the last seemingly credible force in the world: each other.
A (self-) graduation speech for the Occupiers at Zuccotti Park.
As intense protests spawned by Occupy Wall Street continue to grow, it is worth asking: Why now? The answer is not obvious.
As politicians and pundits continue to agonize over what Occupy Wall Street really wants, those at Zuccotti Park are busy actually working toward their visions of what victory for the movement would look like.
What occupiers from all walks of life are discovering is that to be homeless in America is to live like a fugitive.
Its power lies not in any specific demands, endorsements or alliances but in its direct appeal to the hearts and minds of the population at large.
Don't be left behind: everyone from Jeffrey Sachs to Deepak Chopra and Suze Orman is jumping on the Occupy Wall Street wagon.
As Occupy Wall Street goes global, we must define a bold, clear vision going forward. The stakes have never been higher.
A letter of thanks to Mohammed Bouazizi, the young man whose death set off a year of revolutions.
The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, a giant of the civil rights movement known for his decades of work in support of desegregation, died Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama.