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Occupy Wall Street: A New Wave of Fair Housing Activism?

Gregory D. Squires | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Gregory D. Squires

We may witness a surge in fair housing, fair lending, community reinvestment and economic justice activities and outcomes in the near future.

Occu-who?

Shan Wells | Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

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What #OccupyWallSt Can Teach Us About Student Activism

Arjun Balaji | Posted 12.12.2011 | Home
Arjun Balaji

Occupy Wall St. could lay the necessary foundation for the next surge of student activism. And this time, we teenagers have mass communication at our disposal and a great deal of tension compounded by decades of silence.

Democratizing Wall Street?

Bruce Ackerman | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business
Bruce Ackerman

With Beltway Democrats flirting with millionaire taxes, Occupy Wall Street is raising a more existential issue: the economic crisis is crushing the hopes of the younger generation.

Pepper-Sprayed Protester Seeks Arrest Of Cop

Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

By Sean Gardiner, Wall Street Journal A lawyer for an anti-Wall Street protester hit by pepper spray while being detained by police asked the Manha...

WATCH: Now You Can Have Your Very Own Wall Street Occupier

Posted 12.12.2011 | Comedy

The holiday season may still seem far away, but soon enough you'll be wracking your brain, trying to come up with just the right gift for a loved one....

Occupying Wall Street 140 Characters at a Time

Demetria Irwin | Posted 12.12.2011 | Black Voices
Demetria Irwin

Occupy Wall Street has spread all over the country with varying rates of participation and police response, but for now, for me, I'm content with my armchair activism and research.

The Occupy Wall Street Movement: Not a Moment Too Soon

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Occupy Wall Street is still in its embryonic stage, but it is a movement of those who, if not powerless, were certainly voiceless until recently. Perhaps that is beginning to change.

#OccupyDenver Has Gov. Hickenlooper In A Tent Tizzy

Posted 12.11.2011 | Denver

Now home to hundreds of supporters of the Occupy Denver movement, Civic Center Park is sprouting a multitude of tents and, as of this morning on conse...

Religious And Spiritual Events At Occupy Wall Street

Posted 11.16.2011 | Religion

People and groups of faith inspired by the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York City are organizing events in NYC's "Liberty Plaza" and aroun...

Lessons From a '60s Protester

Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Speaking as a flower child of the '60s -- a proud member of the generation that danced at Woodstock and elevated protest marches to an art form -- I'd like to offer some advice to the Occupy Wall Streeters.

WATCH: Texas Banker vs. Occupy Wall Street

Ben Zolno | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Ben Zolno

Surely, this is going on around the country, as more and more realize that they, too, are part of the 99 percent, and must organically find a way to make decisions.

The Church And OccupyWallStreet

Marilyn Sewell | Posted 12.11.2011 | Religion
Marilyn Sewell

The church's proper role is to stand on the side of the disenfranchised and to call out wrongdoing and injustice in our society. Jesus did not say," I have come that you might be comfortable."

Occupy: The Musical!

Dori Hartley | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Dori Hartley

Wake up, America. This isn't "Occupy: The Musical!" It isn't theater. And, if it was, we couldn't afford to buy tickets.

Sam Stein

Occupy Wall Street Gains Measured Support From Some Republican Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

HANOVER, N.H. -- As the Occupy Wall Street protests have gathered steam and spread across the country, gaining popular support and an increase in medi...

Occupy Wall Street May Be Too Big to Fail

Edward Murray | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Edward Murray

People are internalizing the truth that they share more with this group, the 99 percent, than they have ever shared with another group of protestors. Now, people are standing up and actively making their presence known.

Next Occupy - Wall Street-Run Health Insurance Companies

Ethan Rome | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

America's families and small businesses are barely hanging on while the Wall Street-run health insurance profit machines have been jacking up rates and providing less care. That's why it makes sense for Occupy Wall Street protesters to occupy them as well.

Occupy Wall Street, The Golden Calf and the New Idolatry

Donna Schaper | Posted 10.13.2011 | Religion
Donna Schaper

We brought the calf to Wall Street to confess our allegiance to false Gods and to announce that something was dying for us. That death is our own belief in the sacred calf of the Wall Street picture of the universe.

Don't Sleep Through the Revolution

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 12.11.2011 | Black Voices
Rev. Jesse Jackson

Movements grow not because of the specifics of their agenda, but because of the truth of their protest. Occupy Wall Street protests outrages that all of us see. Their protest is too valid to be ignored; too pressing to be suppressed.

Aspen: #Occupied

Posted 12.11.2011 | Denver

It started on Wall Street and spread quickly across the country. Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver, Portland, and many others were next, followed by.... A...

Occupy Wall Street Anthem? (VIDEO)

Gadi Rouache | Posted 12.10.2011 | Home
Gadi Rouache

Whispers of the revolution are getting louder; her stories, songs and images on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook are spreading the movement from New York...

A Letter to Kim Kardashian: Why We Occupy

Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg | Posted 12.11.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg

Our politicians are telling us that we need to cut back, accept lower wages, fewer benefits, less government services. They tell us the money isn't there. But it is, Kim, it is. You're wearing it on your ears.

"Occupy Wall Street": Approved!

Suze Orman | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business
Suze Orman

I want to publicly say thank you to the Occupy Wall Street movement. Thank you for not accepting the status quo. Thank you for not assuming there is nothing to be done. Thank you for rattling the cages.

Occupy the Lives of Children in DC

Patricia McGuire | Posted 12.11.2011 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Real justice is about service to others, not ourselves. A movement that is only about expressing anger over our own individual hurts will soon disintegrate for lack of an achievable common cause.

Two Films About #OccupyWallStreet: We Report, You Decide

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Andrew Reinbach

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