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Tales of the 99%: Riding With the Repo Man

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home
Harmon Leon

Outside the Grand Sierra casino a huge video marquee has the blazoned words, "ANOTHER LUCKY WINNER CAROL S. $34,500." The large image of a smiley old ...

How Do We Occupy the Gap?

Terrence McNally | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Terrence McNally

I would like to start a conversation around the following question: Because our political process and the government it delivers are owned and domina...

99% -- The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film

Melissa Webster | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home
Melissa Webster

This idea of a movement that is all-inclusive, all-respectful, all, well, everything, inspired the documentary 99%, the collaborative film about Occupy Wall Street as unique and diverse as the movement itself.

The Year of the Lord's Favor

Mike Lux | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

We need to stop proclaiming what a great and holy country we are, and become a great country again -- great because we treat each other as brothers and sisters.

5 Ways You Can Occupy Wall Street

Edward Murray | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Edward Murray

Thousands of people across the world are actively maintaining the front line of the Occupy movement; this article is not for those people.

Can Occupy Overturn Citizens United? "Dear 99%ers..."

Mark Green | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Mark Green

Nothing could enhance American democracy more than if Occupy Wall Street helped enact the 28th Constitutional Amendment to end the pretense that corporations are people who speak with money. The 99% can stop the privatization of government.

The End/Beginning of Occupy Wall Street

Richard Brodsky | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The transitional moment is now at hand for OWS. Can a leaderless, amoeba-like network have a real impact on the institutions and policies it decries?

Let's Talk About Suicide (and the Coming of the Light)

Julia Moulden | Posted 02.08.2012 | Impact
Julia Moulden

Were you mesmerized by the images of the newly-discovered black holes -- two "supermassive" holes were just announced in Nature, each 30% larger than ...

Doug's Dozen (VIDEO): 12 Reasons the G.O.P. Should Run Old Man Potter

Doug Molitor | Posted 02.08.2012 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Republicans... just admit it. You cry every time you see that damn film. And why shouldn't you? The most heroic guy in town -- a true Ayn Rand colossus -- is brought low and defeated by a starry-eyed socialist.

PHOTOS: John Baldessari's $100,000 Bill... Board

Posted 12.09.2011 | Arts

It's no big shocker that we are not at our finest economic hour, but John Baldessari may have stumbled upon a solution to our money woes. All this tim...

Occupy My Heart

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

A few weeks ago I had the honor of presenting Joan Dye Gussow, author of This Organic Life and her new book Growing, Older: A Chronicle of Death, Life...

Television Without Millionaires?

Jack Healey | Posted 01.30.2012 | Home
Jack Healey

The idea is simple. What would happen if we broadcast an entire day's programming without a single millionaire being visible on the screen?

Murmurs Of 'Occupy Art Basel'

Posted 11.29.2011 | Arts

Tonight begins Art Basel Miami Beach, a 3 day bacchanal filled with parties you can't get into, art you can't afford and celebs you can't drool on. Th...

California Has One Option Left to Stop the Bleeding

Rick Jacobs | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Rick Jacobs

California is not in crisis; crises are sudden and acute. California is in a chronic, grinding decline and it's providing a window into America's tomorrow.

On 'Buy Nothing Day,' It's the Occupiers vs. the Masses

Nathalie Rothschild | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business
Nathalie Rothschild

Adbusters and their fellow Occupiers see Americans -- or, in their own lingo, 'the 99%' -- as gluttonous, obese pigs. What a joyful holiday message.

Portrait of Shame

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Schmock

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Why Is CODEPINK Part of the Occupy Movement?

Jodie Evans | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Jodie Evans

Whether we're marching for Healthcare not Warfare, leading a teach-in on the cost of war, or helping to create safe spaces for women's participation, our fabulous PINK team has been at the heart of this beautiful, burgeoning movement.

What's Next For Occupy Wall Street And The 99 Percent?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 01.21.2012 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

The police raids of the past week are raising questions about the future of Occupy Wall Street. Without the Zuccotti Park encampment that was at the h...

WATCH: Who's Wrecking America? Vote on the 1% Nominees

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The Occupy movement has drawn attention to how too many in the 1 percent get to play by their own rules while exploiting the 99 percent. But who's doing the most to damage our economy and democracy? You tell us.

Should OWS Switch to Online-Enabled Guerrilla Actions?

Colin Delany | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Colin Delany

Why not cede physical ground to the police and city authorities as needed, giving up on the idea of long-term physical occupation when it's necessary. Why not short-term occupations as they make sense?

Who Else Is Mad As Hell?

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

What America stands for is now being threatened. Right now the Occupy protesters are leading the moral struggle on behalf of the 99 percent in our country.

10 Ways The Occupy Movement Changes Everything

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

Many question whether this movement can really make a difference. The truth is that it is already changing everything. Here's how. By Sarah van Geld...

WATCH: #Occupying Art School

Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

The Occupy movement, initially political in scope, has garnered a following in the art world by fighting against galleries' subservience to financial ...

Colbert To Poor: Become Rich People's Pets

Posted 01.03.2012 | Comedy

Continuing his satirical coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement and its message of the 99% vs. 1%, Stephen Colbert offered a bold new solution to...

Who Are the 1%? You Tell Us

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Who exactly are the 1%? Or more specifically, who among them are abusing their power and making life more difficult for everyone else?