An Occupy Wall Street protester has cooked up a bizarre lawsuit after the NYPD seized her pot and wooden spoon.
Pope Francis’ call to action on climate change with his encyclical, Laudato Si’, has resulted in some strange and “radical” alliances. The Guardian (UK) reported on June 27 that the Vatican added pro Occupy Wall Street activist Naomi Klein to a growing list of activists for its upcoming environmental conference. Show More Summary
It's now been almost four years since the Occupy Wall Street movement began. There has been much discussion of the so-called crisis of capitalism. But comparing today's situation with previous tough and volatile times, is there really a crisis? After all, the 2008 recession has been tough, but nothing like the Great Depression of 1928. Show More Summary
The Occupy Wall Street movement's arrival is well timed for his new novel about a law school dean who intends to reveal her radical 1960s past.
"All [Pope Francis] needs is dreadlocks and a dog with a bandana and he could be on Occupy Wall Street"
After the rise of comparatively extreme US groups like the Tea Party and he Occupy Wall Street movement, John Stewart and Stephen Colbert held a rally in Washington, DC called the “Rally to Restore Sanity.” Its stated purpose was toShow More Summary
I am as liberal as a homosexual member of Occupy Wall Street playing hackey sack in an Elizabeth Warren T-shirt at a pro-choice rally on the campus of a Northeastern liberal-arts college that respects everyone’s personhood and demands trigger warnings. Because of that, I love when my politics are reflected... More »
The movement that began in Zuccotti Park didn't disappear—it just splintered and regrouped around a variety of focused causes.
The tsunami of popular outrage and indignation that in May 2011 led to the take-over of parks across Spain, sparking a worldwide movement made famous by Occupy Wall Street, has done it again this time at the polls, upending that nation's...Show More Summary
Catholics need to demand that the Vatican sever this unholy partnership with UN population control advocates.
During the Occupy Wall Street protest movement that began in 2011, Jan Wandrag, a self-described “non-straight street photographer,” began taking pictures thinking he would find source material for his typical style of reworking andShow More Summary
Income inequality has become far more visible over the past few years, thanks in large part to the efforts of the Occupy Wall Street movement. It should be common knowledge by now that the rich have gotten richer and the poor have gotten...Show More Summary
Inspired by the 2011 Occupy Wall Street movement, Vladimir Tenev and Baiju Bhatt founded a no-fee trading app called Robinhood. They wanted to "democratize access to the financial markets." Robinhood launched in December as an iPhone and Apple Watch app. Show More Summary
May 6, 2015 Posted by Jay Livingston Just one of those coincidences. Yesterday, the Times had a story about the enormous sums that hedge funders took home last year. Last year, the hedge fund industry had returns of only 3 percent on average... Show More Summary
Of course black lives matter. And, yes -- community policing and police brutality is a major issue, especially in impoverished areas. But so is education an important issue in impoverished areas. The key word here is poverty -- which is the real issue -- income inequality. Show More Summary
The Baltimore riots over the death of Freddie Gray are not a civil unrest, but are demanding to deal in a systematic way with racism, Occupy Wall Street said via Twitter on Tuesday.
There's already an abundance of evidence. We learned in the wake of the Occupy Wall Street movement that the government’s use of its anti-terror apparatus at a local andfederal level was both routine and pervasive. Thus far, the means...Show More Summary
In a rare instance when you might have seen think tankers of The Cato Institute hand and hand with Occupy Wall Street protestors, many of whom were homeless people just looking for a cause, members of the powerful coalition of the NAR...Show More Summary
Hillary's campaign logo has come in for quite a bit of criticism. The logo's designer, Michael Bierut, is a graphic design superstar. Maybe he knows what he is doing? Here's what he wrote a few years back on the Occupy Wall Street "communications arsenal": Consider, on the other hand, the genius of that simple #occupywallstreet hashtag. Show More Summary