It’s so easy and so wrong to judge social movements from afar. The protests in Iran were important, but not in the ways that those thousands of miles away declared them to be.
That’s the message a jury sent an Occupy Wall Street protester who sued the city, alleging he was a victim of police brutality.
Russia has hit out at the U.S. over its stance on the deadly protests in Iran—comparing the Iranian response to the demonstrations to the American authorities’ reaction to Occupy Wall Street and the Ferguson riots....
Moscow is rushing to the defense of its ally, suggesting that the unrest in Iran is no worse than clashes in the U.S. in recent years.
‘We are the 99 per cent!’ Many of us who have applauded those stirring words, beginning with the Occupy Wall Street movement in 2011, knew that the number was not precise, and was never intended to be. The slogan did not arise because someone calculated that 99 per cent was more accurate than 92...
Failing to sway the FCC with calls, letters, and comments, advocates for regulation unleash a little online mayhem before Thursday’s vote. My fondest memory from covering Occupy Wall Street was a group of pranksters called the Tax Dodgers...Show More Summary
I lose things. Lots and lots of things - my keys (in the couch), my jackets (inside taxis). Once I left my MacBook behind in a Subway restaurant during the Occupy Wall Street protests. I was lucky; the next morning I found it sitting there untouched underneath a chair as the staff served breakfast. Show More Summary
Recent social movements in the United States, like Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street, have sought to challenge the status quo. While such movements often make the news, less attention is paid to how they achieve success. A recent article in the New York Times by sociologist Kenneth T. Andrews argues that social movements bring […]
City Attorney Pete Holmes' justification for his actions is "frankly hooey," attorney Tim Leary said. by Sydney Brownstone A photo of City Attorney Pete Holmes at a 2011 Occupy Wall Street demonstration. Dominic Holden A local defense...Show More Summary
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Bendat's exhibit showcases photos from movements including Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter and the 2017 Women's March. [ more › ]
You can’t get much moonbattier than zillionaire socialist Occupy Wall Street financer Stephen King. However, the rule now is that you must never have expressed any point of view that
(Jason DeCrow/dapd via AP) Occupy Wall Street protests in New York's Financial District in September 2012 The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution: Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our RepublicBy Ganesh SitaramanKnopf This article...Show More Summary
Robert Grodt’s family is fighting the State Department to bring their son’s remains to the U.S. after he was killed fighting with Kurds to liberate Raqqa.
AP Photo/John Minchillo Occupy Wall Street protestors regroup in Battery Park after a morning of marches through the Financial District. Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protestby Zeynep TufekciYale University...Show More Summary
“It’s easy to imagine the end of the world, but we cannot imagine the end of capitalism.” - Slajov Žižek, speech at Occupy Wall Street
When I saw this connection this morning, it definitely got my attention. Jason Kessler is the organizer of Unite the Right, the group of white nationalists that duked it out
A former Occupy Wall Street protester who fell in love with a fellow activist at the rally died while fighting ISIS in Syria.
Sure, some nonfiction addresses the impact of Occupy (remember "the 99%"?), but there is also fiction, poetry, and more that describes, pictures, and sums up the legacy (at least so far) of the very large social movement.