Though its agenda may lack clarity, the movement continues to tap into an unseen but universally painful nerve of disparity and despair.
Stand beside her, and guide her, through the night with the light from above. For all who sang that song from the heart after Sept. 11, the Occupy Movement was part of God's answer to that prayer.
In an election year as significant as this one, the Occupy movement is as good as dead.
Is Ray Lewis a renegade, or does he embody the characteristics of the "true American" that people think about when we picture "common" people in history who have stood up against powerful forces?
An army of guitarists took to the streets of New York City earlier this month as part of Occupy Wall Street's May Day resurgence. Led by former Rage A...
In the first in a series of POLITICAL Public Service Announcements (#PPSA), I take on the conservative myth that liberals hate wealth and success. Not...
It doesn't appear that 99% Spring, despite trying to ready tens of thousands of people for escalating civil disobedience, resulted in very disruptive actions in Charlotte. On the plus side, there's more than a month of spring opportunities left.
Occupy protesters have held Obama blameless. That's not the case for Occupy's distant cousin, the Tea Party movement. They actively opposed Republican candidates across the nation -- which gave way to campaign politics. They found an end game.
OWS takes the traditional Marxist notion of class, simplifies it and inflates it into two cartoons -- the 99 percent and the 1 percent. In the process, it manages to ignore about 150 years of Marxist discussion and debate.
If Occupy tried to start a left Tea Party, we would be following in the footsteps of several progressive movement efforts that came up short.
Two news items popped this week that highlight the ever-growing Neo-Feudalism that has become our new economy. First, Occupy Wall Street (OWS) filed ...
Media hypocrisy about the Occupy Wall Street movement is old news. But the New York Times hit the "refresh" button once again with its coverage of the May Day demonstrations in New York and around the country on May 2.
Youth Radio reporters are live Tweeting May Day demonstrations in Oakland, California @YouthRadio, and we're archiving the stream on this p...
The divisiveness, infighting, and turf wars have made it easy for the ones who created this mess to run roughshod over the American people and the laws that were meant to protect them.
I interviewed Paul Hetznecker, one of the lead attorneys among a team of 14 lawyers who defended 31 Occupy Philly protesters who were arrested on November 30, 2011, shortly after Occupy Philly was shut down.
"Occupy," says Noam Chomsky in his new book, "is the first major public response to thirty years of class war." One of the movement's greatest successes has been simply to put the inequalities of everyday life on the national agenda, influencing reporting, public perception and language itself.