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Occupiers

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.

Who Threw the Party, and Who Got Occupied?

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Both the Occupiers and the Tea Partiers changed the American political conversation in a large way. Still, it cannot be denied that the Tea Party has moved closer to actually changing the American political system and its laws than the Occupiers have managed.

Occupy's Next Crossroads

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What happens next is anyone's guess. Is the Occupy movement poised for a comeback? Or is it about to be co-opted altogether? Can both, in fact, happen simultaneously, and would that be a good thing or not?

Occupy Groups Unite Over Foreclosures

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business

* Occupy groups working in several cities * Foreclosure crisis inspires middle class * Some banks cooperate, wanting to ...

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. ...

A Church Sanctuary For The Occupy Movement

Jim Wallis | Posted 01.17.2012 | Religion
Jim Wallis

It's time to invite the Occupy Movement to church! And Thanksgiving is the perfect occasion. Have some of the young protesters -- the "99ers" as they're becoming known -- from this rapidly growing movement over for a big holiday dinner!

So What Do the Occupy Wall Streeters Really Want?

Richard Attias | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Richard Attias

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When OWS Protesters Become Trespassers

Jeff Norman | Posted 12.14.2011 | New York
Jeff Norman

Is fighting economic injustice such a righteous pursuit that it entitles Occupy Wall Street protesters and their disciples to indefinitely control whatever space they invade?

An Open Letter to the Occupiers from a Veteran Troublemaker

Jim Wallis | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

You have awakened the sleeping giant, too long dormant, but ever present, deep in the American democratic spirit. You have given voice and space to the unspoken feelings of countless others about something that has gone terribly wrong in our society.

Israeli Military Commander Acts As a Dictator Towards Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The Israelis are showing that the original Zionist theory of lusting for the land, without its people, continues to be the main pillar of this right-wing Israeli government.