Hillary's campaign logo has come in for quite a bit of criticism. The logo's designer, Michael Bierut, is a graphic design superstar. Maybe he knows what he is doing? Here's what he wrote a few years back on the Occupy Wall Street "communications arsenal": Consider, on the other hand, the genius of that simple #occupywallstreet hashtag. Show More Summary
DANIEL MITCHELL: More Statist Propaganda from the Taxpayer-Funded OECD. “How else would you describe a bureaucracy that consorts and cooperates with leftist groups like Occupy Wall Street and the AFL-CIO and routinely published propaganda...Show More Summary
The 400 highest-earning Americans had a really good year in 2012, with their incomes rising by an average of $2.1 million... a week. That's "time to Occupy Wall Street again" good, and rising incomes for the very wealthy isn't all. The...Show More Summary
Remember when a bunch of anarchists met in Zuccotti Park on September 17, 2011 to denounce Wall Street’s role in the perpetuation of global inequality and mass impoverishment? Remember when it became Occupy Wall Street, and then Occupy Everywhere Else? Remember when it, like, ended? Yeah, that. Show More Summary
To tell a contemporary conspiracy theory story you need a savvy millenial voice to help raise the alarm. For NBC's new political military drama "American Odyssey" that voice belongs Harrison Walters -- played by "The Carrie Diaries" star Jake Robinson. Show More Summary
When we think of Wall Street tourism, the first thing that typically comes to mind is that bronze bull statue, with balls rubbed smooth by the palms of thousands. [ more › ]
An Occupy Wall Street protester who was accused of assaulting two NYPD officers with a metal pipe in 2012 has won a sizable settlement from the city. Alexander Penley, 44, sued for false arrest and imprisonment and is getting $25,001, plus $30,000 in attorneys fees. [ more › ]
Talib Kweli has spent more than a decade as one of the most politically charged performers in hip-hop. Ferguson, Occupy Wall Street and several other milestone protest movements during that time have gotten direct support from Talib, not just in the form of lyrics but often through direct work with activists on the ground. Show More Summary
Since "Occupy Wall Street" and "the 99%" first became part of our everyday vocabulary in 2011 and 2012, you've probably seen a lot of facts and figures thrown around about the state of income inequality in the U.S., as well as the rest of the world. Show More Summary
A city councilman who won a $30,000 settlement over his arrest at Occupy Wall Street announced he’ll donate the cash.
A City Councilmember who was roughed up and wrongfully arrested when police cleared the Occupy Wall Street camp in 2011 has been awarded a $30K settlement. [ more › ]
Janet E. Milne (Vermont) & Jack Miller (Vermont), Taxation's Troubling Toxicity: Occupy Wall Street spurred cries of indignation, including calls to reform the tax code. This article examines the difficulty of raising taxes in the United States at a time when the federal government faces many needs and new taxes...
A new Occupy Wall Street tour led by Michael Pellagatti will include stops at Zuccotti Park, Bowling Green and Foley Square.
A group of liberal operatives in Washington and New York are trying to convince the Democratic Party that it has a hedge fund problem. A new effort backed by teachers' unions and Occupy Wall Street is trying to make a case that the unions have long sought to make: Charter schools are a wolf — or, in this case, billionaires — in sheep's clothing. Show More Summary
The activist-academic and Occupy Wall Street champion tells Salon about his new book on the bureaucratic state
Three years ago, a small group of Occupy Wall Street protesters stood in Zuccotti Park shortly after midnight and watched the NYPD handcuff eight demonstrators for no apparent reason. None of the arresting officers would tell us why the protesters were being singled out, but that night NYPD Inspector Salvatore DiPace, Jr. Show More Summary
This past week Strike Debt, an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street that has focused its energy and resources on debt relief and resistance, announced a student debt strike by the Corinthian 15, a group of former students of the for-profit...Show More Summary
Remember Occupy Wall Street, when thousands across the country took to the streets, sleeping in tents to protest the ultra-rich 1 percent? The occupiers' frustration was real, but their ire was misdirected, writes Veronique de Rugy in...Show More Summary
A peculiar bit of appellate procedure attended the issuance of an amended opinion in Garcia v. Does, the "Occupy Wall Street" case in which Occupy protesters claimed they were escorted onto the Brooklyn Bridge by police, then arrested when they were halfway across. Though the protesters won in federal district......
Back in the Occupy Wall Street hayday, Circa 2011, I wrote my 8th most popular post ever. It was simply titled “I’ll be so pissed if Student loans are forgiven“. Yesterday I read an article by the New Yorker titled “A Student-Debt Revolt Begins“. Here’s a snippet from the article, but make sure to click […]