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Just as Trump Cheered Iran Protests, the Supreme Leader Once Cheered Occupy Wall Street

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

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.

Occupy Wall Street protester gets 1 cent for cop brutality suit

last weekNews : NY Daily News

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 tells Nikki Haley to back off Iran over protests

last weekNews : The Raw Story

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....

Russia Says U.S. Can't Criticize Iran Because It Crushed Occupy Wall Street and Ferguson

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.

How Orwell used wartime rationing to argue for global justice

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

‘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...

Activists Launch Prankster Protest On FCC’s Net Neutrality Vote

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

Tile Is The Worst Tech Stocking Stuffer

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

Social Movement Pathways to Power

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 […]

Retiree on pension still has not made enough money, occupies Wall Street … sort of

Odd jobs. The post Retiree on pension still has not made enough money, occupies Wall Street … sort of appeared first on Hot Air.

More Than A Decade Of Protest Photography In Los Angeles

Bendat's exhibit showcases photos from movements including Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter and the 2017 Women's March. [ more › ]

Left Eats Its Own: Even Stephen King Denounced

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

Goodbye to All That Democracy

(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

Occupy Wall Street Veteran Who Died Fighting ISIS Can’t Come Home

5 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

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.

The Long Arc of Protest

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."

“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

Organizer Of Unite The Right Was An Obama Supporter And Member Of 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

Dad of Occupy Wall Street ‘occubaby’ dies fighting ISIS in Syria

6 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A former Occupy Wall Street protester who fell in love with a fellow activist at the rally died while fighting ISIS in Syria.

Yes, Occupy Wall Street Has A Literary Legacy

7 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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.

Veteran Organizer Gives Inside Look at the First $15 Minimum Wage Campaign

Back in 2011, as the Occupy Wall Street movement was still spreading through the country, a smaller standoff was unfolding at Sea-Tac, the international airport in the small, eponymous town between Seattle and Tacoma that serves both cities. Along with some of her coworkers, Zainab Aweis, a Somali Muslim shuttle driver for Hertz car rental, […]

With Pissing Pug Statue, Wall Street Briefly Became Occupied by a Dialogic Garden of Bizarre, Ideologically Feeble Sculptures

You probably know the story of how two stupid works of art entered a stupid dialogue with one another at the gateway to Wall Street, but in case you don’t: Charging Bull is a 7000+ pound work of pro-capitalist “guerrilla art” by Arturo Di Modica. It was installed after the market crash in 1987, and quickly became a […]

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