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Russia's Revolutionaries are Walking Into a Trap

Simon Shuster | Posted 02.29.2012 | World
Simon Shuster

Although small rallies and pickets persist, nobody is talking much anymore about the rigged elections that threw a bucket of ice water onto Russia's lethargic electorate at the beginning of December.

Tyler Kingkade

Occupy Wall Street Adjusts To Outside Support | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- During a recent demonstration in Washington, D.C., several hundred progressives gathered on K Street were protesting the same outrage bu...

Mayor Bloomberg's Cowardice and Occupy Wall Street

Jumaane D. Williams | Posted 01.16.2012 | New York
Jumaane D. Williams

Mayor Bloomberg and the NYPD acted with cowardice by trying to use the cloak of night, while people slept, as a shield from the highly questionable tactics they engaged in during their raid on Zuccotti Park.

Occupy Chicago One Month Anniversary Marked by Arrests

Mark Cassello | Posted 12.24.2011 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

Saturday's second attempt to occupy Grant Park was officially dubbed, "The Occupation Will Continue!" However, the event was more affectionately known to participants as "Take the Horse."

WATCH: BofA Branch Reportedly Refuses To Allow Protesters To Close Accounts

Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

Should people who are tired of paying extra fees be allowed to close their bank accounts in protest? One Bank of America official reportedly doesn't t...

An Open Letter to the Occupiers from a Veteran Troublemaker

Jim Wallis | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

You have awakened the sleeping giant, too long dormant, but ever present, deep in the American democratic spirit. You have given voice and space to the unspoken feelings of countless others about something that has gone terribly wrong in our society.

Saki Knafo

Return To Levittown | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.13.2011 | Fifty

Last Wednesday, as thousands of protesters gathered in financial districts around the country shouting slogans like "Get money out of politics" and "T...

Notes from the Occupation

Sue VanDerzee | Posted 12.10.2011 | New York
Sue VanDerzee

This lack of need to see into the future, to have "goals" as defined by pundits, seems no real hindrance to those who are part of the demonstration. This is something different. This is the active creation of community.

Praying for Peace and Looking for Jesus at #OccupyWallStreet

Jim Wallis | Posted 12.06.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Here are a few things I know about the Occupy Wall Street protesters: When they stand with the poor, they stand with Jesus. When they stand with the hungry, they stand with Jesus. When they stand for those without a job or a home, they stand with Jesus.

WATCH: Occupy Chicago Protests Reach 13th Day

Posted 12.04.2011 | Chicago

As Chicago protests in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York verge onto the start of their third week, participants in the ...

Foreclosure Victims Take Protests To The Streets Of Major U.S. Cities

AOL Real Estate | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.19.2011 | Business

Victims of the foreclosure mess and housing crisis are taking to the streets -- literally. Street demonstrations are being planned in 10 cities, and i...

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...

In Israel, the Future Can Come Down to Just One Night

Bradley Burston | Posted 11.06.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

How can you tell if a revolution is real? When this all started, I had no idea. But I kept going to the tent camps and to the marches until I learned.

London Calling

Christopher Holshek | Posted 10.14.2011 | World
Christopher Holshek

When you look at the world and see hundreds of millions of idle, unemployed, and estranged youth who feel -- as the punks of a previous generation chanted -- they have "no future, no future," some pretty big things are going to happen.

The Israeli Summer

Noah Efron | Posted 09.30.2011 | World
Noah Efron

Protesters have demanded an end to wholesale privatization. They have demanded that the country provide everyone with a good, fair start to life -- with guaranteed food and shelter, and good, free early education.

Photos: Young Voices of Cairo

Turnstyle | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Joshua Hersh

VIDEO: Journalists In Jordan Attacked By State Security Forces | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.14.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Journalists in Jordan say they were given orange vests by government officials in order to help them safely cover protests there today -...

Anti-Tax Pols Should Look to the Greeks

Robert Schwab | Posted 08.30.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

The congressmen who oppose raising taxes want to cut government spending to the bone, which means they want the burden of curing the deficit placed squarely on the backs of the middle class and the poor.

In Diapers and Angry, Protestors Take Spanish Streets

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

It might look like an infantile response to Spain's financial crisis, but some protestors wanted to be taken seriously as they marched through the str...

Thousands of Splayed Hands of "Indignant Greeks" Target the Parliament

Thanos Dimadis | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
Thanos Dimadis

Greeks are a people that have probably made a lot of mistakes over the last three and more decades. Maybe the biggest one of them was that they had entrusted -- more than they should have -- their hopes to their politicians.

The War on Workers: L.A. Is On!

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
James P. Hoffa

It's not just about red states and blue states, it's not about public sector versus private sector workers, and it's not about any of the other propaganda that gets thrown around to divide Americans. It's about all of us.

A 'Real' Grassroots Movement

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

Saturday's welcome home gathering in Madison, Wisconsin was the 'real' thing! Ostensibly overshadowed by the events in Japan, uncovered by a weak med...

Toppling Dictators with a Lethal Dose of Technology and Nonviolent Action

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stephanie Rudat

Ahmed Salah, an Egyptian journalist and activist who had survived torture while incarcerated in jail for pushing against the regime, brought his mission to the United States.

Obama Should Give Second Cairo Speech

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

People in America need to hear this type of leadership, and the people in the region who are risking everything -- including their lives -- to protest tyranny absolutely deserve to hear from Obama at this point.

Save a Middle-Class Dream

Robert Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

Many believe there would be no middle class if unions did not organize a third of the workforce after World War II, one of the most prosperous eras in the nation's history.