NEVER LET IT BE SAID THAT BERNIE SANDERS DOESN’T TAKE RECYCLING SERIOUSLY! Bernie: Create a Tea Party off the Left Within the Democratic Party Now. Well, other than Occupy Wall Street, and their predecessors, including, as Glenn noted in 2011, “the Coffee Party, the Brownbaggers, The Other 95%, A New Way Forward, [and] the One […]
Four and half years ago, watching the Occupy Wall Street movement take off, Bernie Sanders hailed the "extremely important" work activists were doing in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park and across the country. "We have got to continue to focus on the greed of Wall Street, and we've got to bring about real...
In a break from the more traditional post-debate analysis routine, the Fox News Channel chose to award the cast of The Five its sole post-Democratic debate hour on Thursday and, of course, it featured humorous quips from co-host Greg Gutfeld. Show More Summary
A new name for an old group will be "sitting in" at the US Capital throughout the week. Democracy Spring claims the have signed up more than 1,000...
Something incredible has happened in the short time between Occupy Wall Street and #BlackLivesMatter. While the Occupy movement was mocked for their ukulele playing and library-lending programs, the latter are being lauded as heroes for interrupting politicians and challenging authority. Show More Summary
Remember the Occupy Wall Street movement? The 2011-2012 protests sought to bring Arab Spring-type “revolutions” to the United States through a combination of urban camping and complaining loudly about the
Hillary Clinton refuses to make public the transcripts of her speeches to big banks, three of which were worth a total of $675,000 to Goldman Sachs. She says she would release the transcripts "if everybody does it, and that includesShow More Summary
Progressive actress Susan Sarandon, who has been spotted at Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City, has announced her endorsement for...
Back in the fall of 2011, when the Occupy Wall Street movement seized Zuccotti Park and then spread at unprecedented speed across the globe the criticism we heard coming from the corporate media (when they weren't denouncing the movement outright) was that the movement had "no direction" and had "no leaders." We were lectured at. Show More Summary
Richard Eskow at the Campaign for America’s Future writes—Inequality Against Democracy: 10 Facts About the 1 Percent: Economic inequality inspired Occupy Wall Street, a movement that in a few short months transformed our political discourse...Show More Summary
Economic inequality inspired Occupy Wall Street, a movement that in a few short months transformed our political with the concept of the "1 percent" and the "99 percent." Today the presidential candidacy of Bernie Sanders is altering...Show More Summary
Eight decades before the Occupy Wall Street movement, another protest of occupation, launched in the shadows of the Capitol, pitted the U.S. Army against its own American veterans from the Forgotten War. Last week, the American Battle...Show More Summary
Beside the woman wearing a Donald Trump mask and head-to-toe Barney the dinosaur costume, holding a sign constructed from cereal boxes that says, "FUCK YOU," a man brandishing his own sign declaring "I'M ON ACID" shouts, "Look out New York City, here we come!" And with that, Saturday's March for...
Who said this? "I am writing in Wall Street, where the money-changers congregate, and where affluence and beggary are seen side by side....It is rightly named--Wall Street--for those who habitually occupy it in quest of riches at the...Show More Summary
YOU SAY YOU WANT A (FRENCH) REVOLUTION? Bring back the guillotine, says Missouri prof/Occupy Wall Street supporter: “I’d be fine if we brought back the guillotine and cut off the Koch brothers’ heads. That would be OK with me.” What an odd response from someone on the left to two guys who are pro-gay marriage, pro-choice, […]
When it comes to the federal individual income tax, forget about the 99 percent sentimentalized by the Occupy Wall Street crew.
BERNIE SANDERS ACOLYTES HAVE FOUND A NEW PASTIME — DISRUPTING DONALD TRUMP CAMPAIGN EVENTS: The radicals who gave us the “Occupy Wall Street” movement have mostly graduated and gone on to “you want fries with that?” kinds of jobs. The “Black Lives Matter” movement has not fully petered out but it now includes in its […]
Gee, I wonder what could account for CNN's wildly-inconsistent editorial views. The protest is spurred by wildly-inappropriate sentencing by the government -- hey, isn't the left always screaming about that, when it comes to their pet causes and members of...
Yesterday's Democratic debate, with much of its focus on economic inequality, demonstrated the continuing influence of Occupy Wall Street movement four years ago. This is a far cry from most media criticism at the time, when the OWS was summarily dismissed as utterly nihilistic -- having no focus, no program, no leaders and no lasting legacy. Show More Summary