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Street Art Offers A One-Two Punch To Culture Of Comfortable Consumerism

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"All American Temper Tot" is the name of the new installation by street artist Ron English on the Houston Bowery Wall in Manhattan, and the U.S. flag-...

Happy Birthday Occupy Wall Street... #OWS Day 732

Sandi Bachom | Posted 11.16.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

I came to Zuccotti Park on a crisp October day, 714 days ago. My camera was an eyewitness to history, while I... fell in love.

Adbusters: Occupy Wall Street's 'Early Heroes' Are 'Losing The Edge'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

Even some of the founders of the Occupy movement say it may be petering out. Last September, organizers set up its first encampment in Manhattan's...

Oy! The New "Fight to the Finish" to Save the "Soul" of Occupy

Danny Schechter | Posted 06.16.2012 | New York
Danny Schechter

Political paranoia is always driven by what could happen, not, necessarily, what is happening. Can we learn from this destructive history of acrimony and sectarianism or are we doomed to repeat it?

Occupy Wall Street: RIP

Mark McLaughlin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Media
Mark McLaughlin

The OWS story is a story about modern media in all of its messy glory. Adbusters has raised the art of lampooning to a level that Mad Magazine or even Saturday Night Live never imagined.

Adbusters Puts Out Call For 50,000 NATO, G8 Protesters

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Adbusters, the activist magazine which was instrumental in spurring on the early stages of the Occupy movement this summer, has put out a call for 50,...

Beyond The Easter Bunny: Ambassador Sparks Open Government Web Challenge

Daniel Ben-Horin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Technology
Daniel Ben-Horin

It's a bit of a stretch to make Mark Gitenstein, U.S. Ambassador to Romania, a poster child for technology-fueled activism, but I'm going to take a whack at it.

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.

Alexander Eichler

Occupy Wall Street Takes On Black Friday Amid Skepticism | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.24.2011 | Business

With Black Friday heralding the start of the shopping season, a bevy of groups identified with the Occupy Wall Street movement are asking consumers to...

What's Next For Occupy Wall Street?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.21.2011 | New York

After being evicted from Zuccotti Park by Mayor Michael Bloomberg almost a week ago, Occupy Wall Street is looking for a new New York home--while deba...

Matt Sledge

Reawakening The Radical Imagination: The Origins Of Occupy Wall Street | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Three months ago, a loosely organized group of activists concerned about growing income inequality, corporate greed and the global influence of powerf...

Occupy Wall St. -- Harassing Everyone But the 1%

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Daniel P. Malito

What the Occupy Wall Street movement fails to understand is that 99% of the workers in the area are simply attempting to make a living wage -- the same people that the protesters claim they represent.

Hulk Occupy Wall Street

Robert Brenner | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics
Robert Brenner

I'm also disappointed with Obama. It's almost as if there's two of him: a nerdy political scientist and a raging populist monster. You don't suppose... ? Nah, that only happens in comic books.

What Will Come of the American Autumn?

Rachel Signer | Posted 12.20.2011 | New York
Rachel Signer

I don't think the organizers or supporters will be satisfied with Occupy Wall Street unless it bears results, though it alone is an accomplishment: thousands have marched with OWS, and occupations have sprung up throughout the U.S.


Shan Wells | Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells


How A Culture Magazine Helped Spark Occupy Wall Street

ARTINFO | Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

These days, everyone wants a piece of Occupy Wall Street, the anti-capitalist camp-out now in Zuccotti Park, just around the way from the New York Stock Exchange. As the organizers have stated -- repeatedly -- no one group or person gets the credit for sparking the movement. However, one instigator is clear: the initial idea came from Adbusters magazine, which put out the call via its listserv in mid-July and fomented the #OccupyWallStreet hashtag on Twitter.

Occupy Wall Street: Interview With Micah White From Adbusters

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
Shira Lazar

The demonstration and protests show no signs of slowing down, and if Micah White's passion is any indication, the Occupy Wall Street movement is far from over.

Landmarks Of The Movement: Occupy Wall Street Timeline

Turnstyle | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact

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Alexander Eichler

Despite Weather And Police Clashes, 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters Are Settling In | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The members of Occupy Wall Street are not allowed to use megaphones, so they've adopted a low-tech workaround. At their twice-daily gen...

PHOTOS: Occupy Wall Street Protesters Dig In As Tensions Rise With NYPD

Posted 11.26.2011 | New York

Chelsea Elliott, 25, a freelance digital imager who lives in Greenpoint, was one of the girls captured on film being penned and pepper-sprayed by the ...

Saki Knafo

WATCH: Arab Spring In New York? Maybe One Day | Saki Knafo | Posted 11.18.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- On Saturday afternoon, nearly a thousand people gathered by the bull statue in Manhattan's financial district, marched up Broadway, and po...

Braving Black Friday: Risking Life And Limb For A Deal?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

With Black Friday shopping now a national sport, will most shoppers come away having bagged those great "doorbuster" deals? Probably not and here's why.

Black Friday: What Would Jesus Buy?

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Zaleski

As consumers we need to question the products we buy and challenge the companies who produce them.