Occupy Wall Street did come up with an official statement from its onset, a litany of valid complaints - with the disclaimer that the complaints were not all-inclusive. What it did not do, is offer any solutions, any demands, any formula for what to prioritize and how to change it.
NPR celebrates political anniversaries – when it likes them. They celebrated the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, when when it had already faded away. This week, NPR aired five stories discussing the fourth anniversary ofShow More Summary
The Associated Press and The Hill both reported on Noah Kai Newkirk shouting down the Supreme Court justices in their chamber, but ignored his far-left political affiliation. On Thursday, the wire service merely identified Newkirk'sShow More Summary
March 1 marks the second anniversary of the passing of my friend and colleague, Andrew Breitbart. He was the Tea Party's greatest defender, and Occupy Wall Street's most effective critic. He saw the former as an authentic popular movement...Show More Summary
Unlike the networks, The Washington Post marked the fifth anniversary of the Tea Party movement – by suggesting their might not be a tenth. This has not been the way the Post has marked Occupy Wall Street. They glorified that even as...Show More Summary
Right-wing billionaires threw a hissy fit in recent weeks. The 99 percent are persecuting them, the wealthy ones whined. That whole Occupy Wall Street thing hurt their feelings, conservative 1 percenters pouted. The right-wing rich didn’t threaten to take their Shimansky diamond soccer balls and stomp home in their Bruno Maglis. Show More Summary
One reason I wanted to chat with Scott Crow was his experience with Common Ground Collective in New Orleans. In recent years, we’ve seen similar collectives spring out of the activist networks formed by Occupy Wall Street — projects like Occupy Sandy. Show More Summary
Yesterday I wrote a post saying that the Communist Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio promised to use SEIU/Occupy Wall Street tactics to impose taxes on affluent New Yorkers. Less than 24 hours later de Blasop made this shocking...Show More Summary
Occupy Wall Street was a failure because its millennial leaderless co-leadership refused to employ the basic and well-known template for successful activism. The main problem was its lack of a coherent message or legislative agenda, which stemmed from its aforementioned lack of centralized leadership (well-illustrated in HBO’s The Newsroom). Show More Summary
The Communist mayor of New York doesn’t care what’s written in the New York State Constitution. He won’t sit idly by and accept that he doesn’t have the authority to tax affluent New Yorkers for his scam of a Pre K program that in reality...Show More Summary
The Occupy Wall Street movement has not only disintegrated, but is now imploding. Left-wing news sites are gloating about the demise of their own. BuzzFeed ran a story last week on the hijacking of the primary Occupy Wall Street Twitter...Show More Summary
Where are those Occupy Wall Street People when we need them? It looks like the next round of bailouts is going to health insurance companies affected by Obamacare. Humana wants up to $450 billion: Humana announced that it expects toShow More Summary
Salon.com apparently get can't get enough of former Occupy Wall Street participants, as the website featured far-left "journalist" Jesse Myerson on Sunday. Myerson, who infamously pushed for socialism in a January 2014 piece in Rolling...Show More Summary
As a recent Pew poll shows fewer and fewer Americans identify as "middle class", plutocrat Tom Perkins decided to double down on his narrative that progressives, specifically those aligned with Occupy Wall Street, are akin to the Nazi Party. Show More Summary
When you can’t beat them – Take them to court. It’s the progressive way. James O’Keefe undercover at the Occupy Wall Street commie camp in New York City. Today conservative activist James O’Keefe III accused New York Governor Cuomo of … Continue reading ?
Original music and video written in honor of Occupy Wall Street.
Though Occupy Wall Street camps may have been forcibly destroyed in a nation-wide coordinated attack, the offshoots of Occupy Wall Street are still going strong by engaging in direct action campaigns throughout the country on a variety of 99% issues.
In response to Walmart Sells Out of Occupy Wall Street Poster: Walmart selling a $40 designer Occupy Wall Street poster? And it sells out? How that warms the cockles of my capitalist heart! I'm so filled with warmth that I've got half a mind to return all the Christmas presents I stole from Whoville. Show More Summary
Income inequality is a topic of hot debate in America. It was supposedly the impetus for the Occupy Wall Street protests, and Democrats up to and including President Obama have made it a plank in their agenda. The President’s call for a hike in the minimum wage, for instance, is couched in a desire to...