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OWS protester files suit after NYPD siezed cookware in 2011

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

An Occupy Wall Street protester has cooked up a bizarre lawsuit after the NYPD seized her pot and wooden spoon.

Pope Partners with Anti-Capitalist Activist to Promote Climate Chance Encyclical

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

These 5 Crises Show That Democratic Capitalism Is in Deep Trouble and Needs Fixing

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

Kurt Andersen stays a step ahead of history with 'True Believers'

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.

Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld is not happy with the Pope: “The most dangerous person on the planet”

"All [Pope Francis] needs is dreadlocks and a dog with a bandana and he could be on Occupy Wall Street"

Why the "Rally to Restore Sanity" Had No Impact

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

Orange Is the New Black Recap: Hanging With My Boo

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 Triumph of Occupy Wall Street

The movement that began in Zuccotti Park didn't disappear—it just splintered and regrouped around a variety of focused causes.

What the US Can Learn From the May 24 Electoral Victory in Spain

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

Vatican’s eco guru champions Occupy Wall Street thugs

Catholics need to demand that the Vatican sever this unholy partnership with UN population control advocates.

Keeping the Spirit of Occupy Wall Street Alive With Stickers and Street Art

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

When income distorts equal justice under the law

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Robinhood, an app backed by Snoop Dogg and Marc Andreessen that lets you buy and sell stocks without a fee, just raised $50 million

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

Luigi Zingales Occupies Wall Street

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

Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street Should Combine Movements But With New Strong Leaders

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

Baltimore Riots Are Self-Defense Against 'Racist World' -Occupy Wall Street

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.

5 Examples of Our Government Treating BlackLivesMatter Movement Like a Terrorist Group

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

Did Subprime Mortgages Just Get Started Again?

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

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