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Occupy Movement

Number Of U.S. Hate Groups Is Rising

The New York Times | KIM SEVERSON | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

Fed by antagonism toward President Obama, resentment toward changing racial demographics and the economic rift between rich and poor, the number of so...

What Went Wrong With Occupy Wall Street?

LA Times | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business

The Occupy movement appears to have lost its way. To be a factor in the November vote, it needs to get organized. ...

Mic Check! The People Speak (Part 1)

David DeGraw | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
David DeGraw

The following is the first of a new seven-part series featuring statements from occupiers, organizers and supporters of the 99% Movement.

Don't Sell Scott Brown Short

Dan Kennedy | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Dan Kennedy

Will Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts win re-election this November? Or will he be defeated by his Democratic rival, Elizabeth Warren? The answer, clearly, is "yes."

The Movement Against Citizens United Continues to Build

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Serious grassroots work is afoot in states and municipalities across the country working to build the movement to pass an amendment striking down the Citizens United decision

Bruce Springsteen's 'Wrecking Ball': 'Hold Tight To Your Anger'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

Polls tell us 51% of Americans believe the bailout of the banks was wrong. An overwhelming majority --- 86% --- disapproves of big bonuses on Wall Str...

Students Occupy University To Stop Tuition Hike

Student Activism | Posted 03.03.2012 | College

Fourteen DePaul University students have staged a campus occupation against the university's tuition policy -- the first occupation at a US Catholic u...

DePaul Students Occupy President's Office To Protest Tuition Hike

Posted 03.02.2012 | Chicago

Between 15 and 20 students marched to DePaul University President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider's office Thursday night, then occupied the building, to...


Matthew Modine | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics
Matthew Modine

2012-03-02-Screenshot20120302at7.59.14AM.jpgEverybody is each of us. If you think you're too small to make an impact, remember how annoying it is to try and sleep with a mosquito in your bedroom.

Occupy AIPAC: Saying No to K Street Control of Congress and War on Iran

Rae Abileah | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
Rae Abileah

Millions of Americans hopeful of emerging from the recent recession must push back against another Middle East war promoted by many of the same people and organizations that brought us the catastrophic consequences of the war with Iraq.

The Trouble With Occupy

Jim Prues | Posted 05.01.2012 | Impact
Jim Prues

The old system is crumbling under the weight of its own corruption, as Occupy, The Arab Spring, the ongoing financial crisis and a host of other factors and influences come to a head here, in 2012. We must admit these are no ordinary times.

Saki Knafo

Occupy Wall Street Regroups, Returns to Protest ALEC | Saki Knafo | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- In cities around the country today, hundreds of Occupy protestors gathered for what the movement described in a release as its "largest co...

Tyler Kingkade

College Students Plan U.S. Walkout On Thursday | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.01.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Thousands of U.S. college students will walk out of class Thursday in a coordinated day of protest against what may be another year of sig...

Occupy Wall Street Demonstrators Arrested During New York City Protests

Posted 02.29.2012 | New York

By Gianna Palmer NEW YORK, Feb 29 (Reuters) - About 10 Occupy Wall Street demonstrators were arrested in New York City on Wednesday during prot...

C. Wright Mills Would Have Loved Occupy Wall Street

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Few Occupy Wall Street activists have probably heard of Mills. But Mills' breakthrough ideas -- especially his notion of the "power elite" -- resonate today with the growing recognition that too much wealth and power in the hands of the superrich undermines democracy.

Occupy Rallies Against Power Right-Wing Group You've Never Heard Of

Mother Jones | Posted 02.29.2012 | Business

Today, occupiers in 80 American cities will hold the movement's largest coordinated demonstration since fall: a huge protest against the American Legi...

Occupy London Camp Dismantled

AP/The Huffington Post | By DAVID STRINGER | Posted 02.29.2012 | World

By DAVID STRINGER, The Associated Press LONDON (AP) -- Authorities dismantled Occupy London's camp outside the famous St. Paul's Cathedral in a dra...

PHOTO: Mercedes-Benz Convertible Rocks 'OCCUPY' License Plate

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 02.29.2012 | Business

It may not be surprising to see the Occupy slogan plastered on t-shirts or signs in Zuccotti Park, but on the back of a car worth more than $50,000? T...

Occupy, the Brand

Leah Hunt-Hendrix | Posted 04.28.2012 | Impact
Leah Hunt-Hendrix

We create brands not only for merchandise, but also for non-profits, campaigns, and even ourselves but we need to be wary of letting the lens of marketing color everything we see.

Chris Kirkham

Anonymous Hackers Strike 'Sinister Conniving Alliance' | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business

After high-profile takeovers of recording industry and Justice Department websites last month, hackers affiliated with the Anonymous movement had a ne...

Does Occupy DC Romance Endure Tent City's Demise?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Does Occupy DC romance last once the tents of McPherson Square have come down? And does Occupy DC itself last once the tents have come d...

Occupy Movement's Latest Frontier? Vacation Destination

Posted 02.24.2012 | Business

Vacation destination Cape Cod may seem like a bizarre place for an Occupy protest, but that didn't stop demonstrators from rallying in the area known ...

Workers Occupy Illinois Window Factory

Chicago Tribune | Alejandra Cancino | Posted 02.24.2012 | Business

A group of about 65 workers who occupied a Goose Island window factory in 2008 have once again locked themselves inside the plant in a desperate move ...

Saki Knafo

Philadelphia Convention Plans Split Occupy Movement | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.23.2012 | New York

In early November, Nathan Kleinman, an Occupy protester in Philadelphia, received an email from someone named Michael Pollok who said he was part of a...

If "Corporations Are People, Too [My Friend]," Shouldn't They Behave Ethically?

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business
Peter Smirniotopoulos

Corporations can take the lead in reforming their policies and practices, and re-positioning their branding accordingly -- thereby elevating the public's perception of their products and services -- as Good Corporate Citizens.