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
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
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
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......
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
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 […]
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.
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......
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
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
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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
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
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...
In 2011, Justine Tunney was an anti-establishment organizer within Occupy Wall Street, exhorting class warfare on the sidewwalk. Today, it appears that Tunney spends much of her day ranting and railing against the poor, advocating for the overthrow of American democracy, and not least notably, working at Google's New York branch. Read more...
A group in Hong Kong called the Alliance for Peace and Democracy claims to have collected nearly one million signatures from residents opposing the "Occupy Central" movement that's been gathering pace in the city, the Wall Street Journal reports. [ more › ]
Patrick B. Crawford (People's College of Law), Occupy Wall Street, Income Inequality and Tax Scholarship: An Ideology Critique of the Consumption Tax Debate, 12 U.N.H. L. Rev. 137 (2014): This is the first article to address the question: “What does Occupy Wall Street (“OWS”) have to say about American legal...
Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian are being targeted by a grassroots movement to force them out of The Hamptons.It's not exactly "Occupy Wall Street," but someone is plastering stickers on public signs around town where their reality show is filming --…
Immigrants and the Cootie Offense By Tina Dupuy In September of 2011, a franchise of the Occupy Wall Street movement, set up camp on the steps of Los Angeles’ iconic City Hall. The encampment was lauded by celebrities like Bill Maher and Tom Morello and embraced by politicians like Congresswoman Maxine Waters and then City [...]
Attacking the Rich Resentment against the rich seems to be growing around the world. The recent recession exacerbated feelings already running high: demonstrations, Occupy Wall Street in New York City and elsewhere, the Daily Show where...Show More Summary