It is this March Against Monsanto action which will confirm Occupy's political and social relevance beyond Zuccotti Park.
If we're going to fight a binary struggle, it should be populist versus corporatist. That's the only real division in this country right now. Are you on the people's side, or on big money's side?
What we need is something to take the place of Occupy; a sort of honesty movement to bring about greater transparency and accountability in government.
It's as if the entire economic recovery is going into the pockets of the rich. And that's no accident. Here's why.
What is it within a system, or movement, that discourages or drives away such people? Is this a healthy or unhealthy sign for Occupy?
Since 2007, Wall Street has evicted four million families -- approximately ten million people -- from their homes. Millions more are ensnared in ongoing foreclosures.
What a change from the heady days of fall 2011, when the "occupying" in OWS was in full bloom. It cannot be, I would think, that their raison d'être has disappeared.
The ruling-party governor of Istanbul banned May Day demonstrations today at central Taksim Square, the traditional and recently revived site of May Day gatherings.
Though the peaceful occupation at Zucotti Park has ended, The Occupy Love film documents how the seeds of The Occupy Movement have sprouted and converged into a Global Super Movement.
Now in its second year of existence and approaching the second "May Day" celebration in which it has participated, Occupy Wall Street has both toned down and ramped up its rhetoric and goals.
After eleven months of talking in the courts, New York City has agreed to pay Occupy Wall Street almost a quarter of a million dollars. The lawsuit, ...
It is only now, after the onset of the "Great Recession" in which you and I are getting a taste of what Indigenous peoples have had to bear for literally hundreds of years, that everyone can find good reason to begin to care for each other -- and even fight for each other.
What will happen the next time the largest banks in America gamble their way into chaos? Will taxpayers bail them out again or will the "stakeholders" be forced to make up the losses?
As of the time of this writing, authorities have arrested more than 7,730 people at events and actions organized by Occupy movement. I was among the 700 people subjected to a mass arrest on the Brooklyn Bridge on October 1, 2011.
This week, Occupy's Strike Debt! working group will be mailing out over 1,000 letters to individuals, mostly in Kentucky and Ohio, who collectively owe over $1,000,000 in personal medical debt.