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Three Years Later, What Has Come of Occupy Wall Street?

This week marks the third anniversary of protesters descending on Wall Street to protest the havoc wrought by the 2008 Financial Meltdown, which had hit all Americans hard, except for the ones who had caused it. What began as an open call from Adbusters to show up with a tent grew from dozens to hundreds, to thousands, to tens of thousands. Show More Summary

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Hilsenrath: Fed Chief Yellen Seeks Interest-Rate Consensus (WSJ) see also As Bond-Buying Ends, Yellen Now Will Chart Course for Federal Reserve (NYT) • Cathy O’Neil on Math, Wall St and Occupy Wall Street: EconTalk Episode with Cathy O’Neil hosted by Russ Roberts (Library of Economics and Liberty) • Avoid Being An...Read More

Fed Up With Inequality? Six Policies for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Almost three years to the date since Occupy Wall Street first raised the consciousness of Americans about the wide economic disparities between the richest one percent versus the 99 percent of U.S. earners, new Federal Reserve data confirms that wealth and income inequality in the U.S. Show More Summary

Fed Up With Inequality? Six Policies for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Almost three years to the date since Occupy Wall Street first raised the consciousness of Americans about the wide economic disparities between the richest one percent versus the 99 percent of U.S. earners, new Federal Reserve data confirms that wealth and income inequality in the U.S. Show More Summary

Strike Debt Takes on Student Loans! (It Must Be Occupy's Birthday Again)

After having raised over $700,000 in "People Bailing Out People" funds and then using a majority of these dollars to purchase -- and abolish -- upwards of $15,000,000 in personal medical debt, Occupy Wall Street's Strike Debt is nowShow More Summary

Fusion Expected to Name Tim Pool Its Director of Media Innovation

Mr. Pool, who most recently worked for Vice Media, was known for his tech-driven eyewitness reporting during events in Ferguson, Mo., and at the Occupy Wall Street protests.

Trust Is Essential for a Sustainable Future

If judged exclusively by the front page news, distrust within society is accelerating. While the Occupy Wall Street, Arab Spring, and London Riots are now distant and seemingly isolated in time, there remains a strong undercurrent of irreverence and distrust within the global populous. Show More Summary

Occupy Wall Street day of action Friday 18 November 2011

Live coverage from New York and around the United States as the Occupy movement stages a day of action, two months after the encampment at Zuccotti Park began 8.00am: Police are out in force in Lower Manhattan this morning in preparation for a day of action by Occupy Wall Street protesters. Show More Summary

These Moms Started the Occupy Wall Street for Breastfeeding

Photo by JoAnne Garza Custer It started with the soft wail of a baby and a Facebook post. Ingrid Wiese Hesson was strolling through the Beverly Hills branch of clothing chain Anthropologie with her six-week-old baby when he started to make those unignorable hungry-cry noises. Show More Summary

'Occupy Nashville' Appeal Seems an Easy Case for the 6th Cir.

As the Second Circuit wraps up its Occupy Wall Street case, the Sixth Circuit is just getting started with its own Occupy issues.On Monday, the court heard oral arguments in Occupy Nashville v. Haslam. While there are no transcripts available yet, the contours of the issues follow established case law......

Occupy Television Vows to Keep Flailing Movement Alive

The Occupy Wall Street movement, which blazed brightly two years ago amid a sea of arrests, vandalism and attacks against the wealthy, is coming back in the form of an online TV channel. Occupy Television, in conjunction with FilmOnShow More Summary

The uphill climb of complex care management

In an ironic analogy to the recent Occupy Wall Street movement publicizing the wealth gap between America’s elite and the general public, the health care world also has its own infamous 1%. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s 2012 report, the top 1% of health care seekers incurs nearly a third of […]

Darren Wilson is a Hero!

When conservatives and libertarians start sounding like the race hustlers and the Occupy Wall Street crowd while commenting on incidents like the Ferguson shooting, America is in trouble.

'Occupy Wall Street' Lawsuit Against NYC Can March On, 2nd Cir. Rules

A class action lawsuit against the City of New York can proceed, the Second Circuit ruled today. The lawsuit began when hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on October 1, 2011. Halfway across the bridge, they were trapped and arrested by police. Police claimed the......

Even Ray Kelly Thinks Ferguson Cops Are Out of Control

Ray Kelly's tenure as commissioner of the NYPD included the violent dismantling of Occupy Wall Street and the 2004 Republican National Convention protests, the killing of unarmed black men like Ramarley Graham, Sean Bell, and Tamon Robinson,...Show More Summary

Hard Left Teachers Union President Karen Lewis Owns Three Homes

Karen Lewis, the grotesque personification of teachers unions who has managed to politicize even mathematics, has it in for the wealthy. Here she is spewing demagogic communist lies at an Occupy Wall Street infestation: Astute observers will note that it is not public institutions that create wealth, but private citizens. Show More Summary

Is ‘Weird Al’ the ‘Court Jester’ for ‘America’s Twisted Brand of Capitalism’?

Imagine a movie that 1) sympathetically portrays Occupy Wall Street and 2) features songs by “Weird Al” Yankovic. If you think 1) and 2) seem incongruous, you might get an argument from writer Lynn Stuart Parramore. In a piece that ran...Show More Summary

Occupy the Tea Party

At first blush, the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street appear as bookends: opposing grass-roots movements on the political right and left, respectively. At second blush, the Tea Party seems the more successful. In the 2010 mid-term elections, one-third of Tea Party-backed candidates won, reclaiming the House for Republicans. Show More Summary

Why Does Google Employ a Pro-Slavery Lunatic?

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

In 2011, Justine Tunney was an anti-establishment organizer within Occupy Wall Street, exhorting class warfare on the sidewalk. Today, it appears that Tunney spends her time ranting against the poor, advocating for the overthrow of American democracy, and not least notably, working at Google's New York branch. Read more...

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