Coauthored by Jamila Raqib The Occupy Movement has returned and is resurrecting itself in Hong Kong. But in this case, the "occupying" is not associating itself with the Occupy Wall Street of recent years. Instead, a new political initiative...Show More Summary
On September 17, 2011 a group of protestors gathered in Zuccotti Park in New York to protest the growing influence of corporations and the financial services sector. The Occupy Wall Street movement still evades our language today with cries of "we are the 99%" having been damped, but not extinguished. Show More Summary
On Sept. 28, organizers of Occupy Central, a civil disobedience movement pushing for universal suffrage in Hong Kong, joined student protesters in calling for democracy in the city. The Wall Street Journal provides periodic live video from the site of the protests.
A 74-year-old environmental lawyer filed a federal lawsuit against the city for his wrongful arrest while conversing with Occupy Wall Street protesters last year. [ more › ]
A 74-year-old partner at a Wall Street law firm is claiming in a federal lawsuit against New York City that he was falsely arrested for talking to an Occupy Wall Street protester at a demonstration last year.
This past Monday's "Flood Wall Street" march and sit-in, organized by remnants of the Occupy Wall Street movement, was designed to provoke a confrontation with the police that would lead to mass arrests, which for the most part failed,...Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) You just knew we had to do this. Surprise, surprise, surprise, it seems the climatistas who marched over the weekend were just as big a slobs as the Occupy Wall Street crowd (because they were mostly the same people), and failed to recycle their trash. Show More Summary
NEW YORK — On the heels of Sunday's People's Climate March, thousands of activists swarmed Wall Street on Monday in a protest of financial injustice and climate change. The protesters, using tactics gleaned from the Occupy Wall Street movement, closed down the streets surrounding the iconic Charging Bull statue for most of the day. Show More Summary
There were dramatic scenes in the Financial District of downtown New York yesterday. By the famous Raging Bull statue, hundreds of 'Occupy Wall Street' supporters protested against the connection between big business and climate change. Show More Summary
My Twitter feed and my email inbox are in tension. Conservatives have been passing around a story on Twitter from the Washington Free Beacon, which has been doing great work unearthing new items from Hillary Clinton’s past. The paper found a 1971 letter from Clinton to radical socialist organizer Saul Alinsky. Show More Summary
It didn’t bring the hundreds of thousands of the People’s Climate March the day before, but the Wall Street sit-in Monday was striving for a different impact—and a more radical message.
In a dance as old as time (or 2011), Occupy Wall Street types headed to New York's Financial District to protest corporate greed, and the NYPD responded by marinating some of them in pepper spray. Here's a video: Read more...
Evoking Occupy Wall Street, rally in New York City's financial district targets corporations that profit from fossil fuels
It has been several years since the disjointed, confused, and extremely disorganized Occupy Wall Street movement made any headlines. Alas, in the interim, the career prospects of those who comprise its up prime age demographic have gone...Show More Summary
The nature of income inequality in the US and elsewhere is one of the biggest questions in contemporary economics and politics, with the Occupy Wall Street movement popularizing the division between the top 1% and the remaining 99% of earners. Show More Summary
One day after a massive climate change protest in New York City, activists plan to emulate the tactics of Occupy Wall Street for a new sit-in called "Flood Wall Street."
By Shock Exchange: Corinthian Colleges (NASDAQ:COCO), once a bellwether among for-profit colleges, has fallen on hard times. The for-profit education industry has been criticized for recruiting students most-likely to qualify for government-backed student loans, yet not improving their job prospects after graduation. Show More Summary
October 4, 2011 wasn't a particularly momentous day. In Waxahachie, Texas, a chemical plant was still smoldering from a fire the day before. In New York, "Occupy Wall Street"
``The debt forgiveness movement's name is Strike Debt and it purchased over $3.8 [million] in student loan debts that were private from lenders for people who had attended Corinthian Colleges, a private college company for profit that runs U.S. campus across the nation. ''
Rachel Hills profiles feminist writer Laurie Penny, author of Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution: [Penny] is skeptical of attempts to take the bite out of the gender equality movement. “I think the whole question [of rebranding feminism] is very indicative of how threatening a lot of people find feminism and gender liberation in general,” […]