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Occupy Argues Clinton Unfit To Run For President; Also Critical Of O’Malley & Of Multiple Republicans

The rise of Bernie Sanders has sometimes called a progression from the Occupy Wall Street movement which drew attention to the dangers of income inequality. Occupy.com recently looked at presidential candidates they consider Unfit To Lead. Their arguments against Hillary Clinton: As the junior U.S. Senator from New York, Hillary Clinton voted for not only [...]Show More Summary

Court Rules That OWS Pepper Spray Victim Can Sue For Excessive Force

Around 5:00 a.m. on November 15, 2011, a few hours after NYPD officers raided the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park, two police officers arrested and pepper-sprayed 23-year-old protester Imani Brown outside of a downtown Starbucks where she was hoping to use the bathroom. [ more › ]

6 Ways Your Bank is Ripping You Off

The Occupy Wall Street movement seems to have faded away, but it is fair to say that banks are still not very popular institutions. Fairly or unfairly, the prevailing impression many folks have is that bankers are fat cats who make their fortunes at the expense of ordinary people. However, instead of being mad at [...]Show More Summary

Straight Talk from Bernie Sanders

Fellow Comrades, Socialists, Proles, and Occupy Wall Street allies, Merci beaucoup (that means thanks very much in French – always have to throw in a reminder of my favorite country)

The secret to strengthening online security tools

In the wake of the Arab Spring, the UK riots, and Occupy Wall Street, when the same digital tools that were enabling journalists to share information and organize in unprecedented ways--through Twitter, Facebook, mobile phones--had also...Show More Summary

Occupy Wall Street may be long over, but the lawsuits are still very much alive and kicking.

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Occupy Wall Street may be long over, but the lawsuits are still very much alive and kicking. Just this week, New York City agreed to shell out $25,000 to one Isaac Wilder, founder of the Free Network Foundation, as recompense for the...Show More Summary

Can Bernie Sanders Revive King's Dream -- Fusing the Spirit of Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street?

Throughout American history, advocates for racial justice and economic justice have sometimes been at odds, but they've also found common ground. In recent weeks we've watched this tension play out in a surprising way, when Black Lives...Show More Summary

Black Lives Matter joins a long line of protest movements that have shifted public opinion — most recently, Occupy Wall Street

No politician has captured the spirit of Occupy like Bernie Sanders. Can he do the same with Black Lives Matter?

The Insiders: The Black Lives Matter movement is bad for Democrats

As the Black Lives Matter movement increases its profile, I am reminded of Occupy Wall Street. The Occupy Movement quickly swelled in size and garnered a lot of attention, then entered an awkward era where it couldn’t really think of what to do next. And beyond a retro, reminiscent-of-Woodstock destruction of some public parks, the […]

How Black Lives Matter Can Really Matter

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

The movement has certainly gained attention. But its decentralized structure means it runs the risk of going the way of Occupy Wall Street.

6 ways customers let their banks rip them off

The Occupy Wall Street movement seems to have faded away, but it is fair to say that banks are still not very popular institutions. Fairly or unfairly, the prevailing impression many folks have is that bankers are fat cats who make their fortunes at the expense of ordinary people. However, instead of being mad at [...]Show More Summary

Hating Capitalism Pays Big: Michael Moore sells his log-palace mansion for $5 million

Left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore is a strong supporter of the Occupy Wall Street movement, which protests the top “one percent” of richest Americans. At the same time, he is one of

City to square off with big banks over controversial disclosure law

Seven years after the bank bailouts and nearly four years after demonstrations in Zuccotti Park gave birth to the Occupy Wall Street movement, much of the public’s anger against banks has... To view the full story, click the title l...

Bernie Sanders pushes rivals to crack down on Wall Street

If the Democratic field of candidates for president were a weather phenomenon, you could call it Hurricane Occupy Pushed by Bernie Sanders, the passionate left-leaning Senator from Vermont, Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley have used...Show More Summary

Party in the Street: A Tale of Three Movements

(July 28, 2015 12:27 AM, by Bryan Caplan) Heaney and Rojas close Party in the Street by comparing the antiwar movement to the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street. This naturally required even more original data collection. What they found:[T]he antiwar-Democratic relationship is an intermediate case among these... (1 COMMENTS)

Explaining Income Inequality with Balloons, Gold, and Thumbtacks

Images courtesy the artist Seven years after the financial crisis, and four years after Occupy Wall Street set up camp in Zuccotti Park, income inequality is still a huge problem, not just in the United States, but around the world.Show More Summary

NYPD cop’s spraying of OWS protesters costs NYC another $50K

last monthNews : NY Daily News

NYPD Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna’s notorious pepper-spraying of Occupy Wall Street protesters in 2011 has cost the city an additional $50,001.

City agreed to pay $332,500 to six pepper-sprayed Occupy Wall Street protesters

The city has agreed to pay a total of $332,500 to six Occupy Wall Street protesters who said police unjustly blasted them with pepper spray in an episode that helped propel the movement into the... To view the full story, click the title link.

NYC to pay $330,000 to settle pepper-spray Occupy lawsuits

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

New York City has agreed to pay more than $330,000 to six Occupy Wall Street protesters who claimed a police officer doused them with pepper spray without cause, an incident that helped galvanize the movement during its early days. Lawyer Mark Taylor, who represented three of the protesters, said...

City's Lawsuit Settlements for Occupy Wall Street Protesters Set New Record

Six protesters who were pepper sprayed by Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna in an infamous Occupy Wall Street clash have all settled their federal lawsuits against the city. In all, $332,500 will be paid out in settlements.

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