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Occupy Philly

Americans Are Protesting, But What Stops Full-Scale Rioting?

Jake Blumgart | Posted 05.30.2012 | Books
Jake Blumgart

Michael Katz's Why Don't American Cities Burn? is both a crushing reminder of seemingly intractable problems that still face American cities and an exploration of why things aren't worse.

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...

Occupy Philly Is Alive and Well

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

If nothing else, the Occupy movement has awakened and inspired a lot of hurting folks to get involved, contribute, and help create a better world for us all.

Angela Davis: Power to the Imagination

Charles Howard | Posted 01.01.2012 | Black Voices
Charles Howard

After delivering a keynote address at a UPenn conference, Angela Davis marched with hundreds of others to Occupy Philly. Angela Davis taught us that the marching which covers the most ground is that which involves both the feet and the mind but most importantly the heart.

The "Occupied Territories": A Meme of Power to Describe All the OWS Locales

Rob Kall | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

Locales or communities exist. They are. But Occupied Territories, well that's a term with some muscle in it, some fight, some power.

Occupy Movement Is Animal Farm Herding Cats

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Occupy Whatever has become what they are fighting. I went to Occupy Philly and found that an individual cannot petition the government system they ha...