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Occupy to Main Stream Media: 'We Are Replacing You'

Jerry Ashton | Posted 11.12.2014 | New York
Jerry Ashton

At least, social and alternative media folks clearly have that intention in mind, if you are to believe the message that they are delivering at Zuccotti Park on Occupy's Birthday #3 this coming Wednesday, Sept. 17.

Unlike the Anti-Nukes & Cold War Activists, Occupy Will Not Put 1,000,000 People on the Street. Does It Matter?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 11.18.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

If Peace Action has its way, money will first of all be moved from funding weapons of war to bankrolling public works projects. If Occupy has its way, money will be moved from Wall Street banks to local savings and loans.

The Joy and Growing Pains of Occupy

Kanene Holder | Posted 05.22.2012 | Impact
Kanene Holder

Clearly, the current iteration of America doesn't want us to be seen or heard. What would our Founding Fathers who fought so fervently to ensure protection against tyranny say?

Police To Liberty City 'Thugs': 'This Isn't The Wild West'

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 03.13.2012 | Miami

Miami police are in the midst of an undercover crackdown on crime in the public housing project Liberty Square in the hopes of deterring violent crime...

From New Jack City to Liberty Square

Donald Jones | Posted 03.19.2012 | Miami
Donald Jones

The Miami police announced they have dedicated a nine-man police squad to focus on a single Liberty City apartment complex. Is this life imitating film?

Occupy Wall Street: "The No Kidding Around Moment"

Monika Mitchell | Posted 01.15.2012 | Business
Monika Mitchell

Americans, no matter what side of the question they are on, appreciate freedom of speech and the right to actively dissent. Any obstruction of these will only create more sympathy for those who were forcibly removed from what has been renamed by Occupiers as Liberty Square.

Zen and the Art of Occupy Wall Street

Richard Schiffman | Posted 01.12.2012 | New York
Richard Schiffman

The mood has changed in the OWS encampment from early euphoria to one of hunkering down for the long siege. It is getting cold, people are falling sick, squabbling over space, stuff is being stolen, nerves are fraying.

10 Ways to Support the Occupy Movement

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 12.16.2011 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

Here are 10 recommendations for ways to build the power and momentum of this movement. Only two of them involve sleeping outside.


James Campion | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
James Campion

The left-leaning 99 Percenters, the Occupy Wall St. movement, which began noisily enough in late September, has now reached into the thousands over three weeks and has spread to cities across the fruited plain.

We're Chic as Hell, and We're Not Going to Take This Anymore!

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 12.03.2011 | Style
Andrea Chalupa

When my friend and I met up to go to Occupy Wall Street, I wore my long flowing pin stripe skirt, a black-and-white vintage blouse, and a nude pair of shiny ballet flats. After the police brutality at the start, dressing chic seemed both a fun and safe thing to do.

The Hidden Power of Occupy Wall Street

Edward Murray | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Edward Murray

Some people say Occupy Wall Street is a bunch of unemployed kids shouting, "Grr, money bad!" Young New Yorkers don't need to sleep in a park to complain about being broke; they have bars in Astoria for that.

Matt Sledge

PHOTOS: Occupy Wall Street Protesters Remain Defiant After Brooklyn Bridge Arrests | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.02.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The day after the police took custody of an estimated 700 marchers on the Brooklyn Bridge, protesters in Lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park s...