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Occupy Anniversary

Joy Arises, Rules Fall Apart

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
Rebecca Solnit

On the second anniversary of that day in lower Manhattan when people first sat down in outrage and then stayed in dedication and solidarity and hope, remember them, remember how unpredictably the world changes, remember to hope, remember to build.

Occupy D.C. One Year Later

Sam Jewler | Posted 12.09.2012 | DC
Sam Jewler

As a tactic for seizing parks and minds, and as a horizontal network of affinity groups, Occupy has made sense. But the branding of it has created an insular, somewhat navel-gazing culture .

The End Of Occupy SF...Forever?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.27.2012 | San Francisco

A little over a year after the dawning of the Occupy movement, police officers in San Francisco have again raided the on-and-off-again encampment that...

The Occupy Movement's First Rock Anthem

Posted 09.27.2012 | Entertainment

"We are the 99 percent!" call and answer Rise Against vocalist Tim McIlrath and System of a Down singer Serj Tankian with a crowd of like-minded Occup...

Will Occupy's Ideas Live On As Movement Fades?

Bloomberg View | Thai Jones | Posted 09.22.2012 | Business

Bloomberg View: Two Occupy Wall Street slogans merit close scrutiny. The first -- “We are unstoppable! Another world is possible!” -- is a popular...

The Jane Austen Weekly: 'Sense and Sensibility' and the Occupy Anniversary

Susan Celia Greenfield | Posted 11.21.2012 | Books
Susan Celia Greenfield

This week marks the first anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. And this week we turn to Sense and Sensibility, which features some of the very same indignities that ignited last year's protests.

Aaron Sankin

What Ever Happened To Occupy SF?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.18.2012 | San Francisco

It's strange to think that Occupy is only a year old. Maybe it's because the movement so powerfully tapped into currents long pulsating within the ...

Saki Knafo

At Occupy's One-Year Anniversary, Hope For The Movement Marches On

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- In Zuccotti Park, the birthplace of the Occupy Wall Street movement, hundreds of people gathered today to celebrate the movement's one-yea...

Occupy Spotlights 7 Key Issues

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business

The ultimate success of what began one year ago in Zuccotti Park may be up for debate, but it's hard to deny that Occupy Wall Street brought attention...

LIVE Updates From Occupy Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 09.17.2012 | New York

A year ago, on Sept. 17, 2011, hundreds of protesters took to the Financial District of New York, leading to police barricades going up around Wall St...

Occupy Wall Street: One Year Anniversary (VIDEO)

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

In late September 2011, I found a story on Russia Today about a new protest movement called "Occupy Wall Street". After seeing the spectacle of boist...

It Shouldn't Have Taken Occupy, But It Did. Now, What's Next?

Robert Weissman | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Robert Weissman

While the occupations have ended -- thanks in no small part to a harsh police crackdown -- it would be a mistake to assume the Occupy movement is over. Social movements have a way of metamorphosing and resurging in unpredictable ways.

Can You Streamline the Purpose Of #OWS? Or Is That Not The Point?

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.19.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Occupy Wall Street activists on Monday called for supporters to skip work on May 1 to protest what they're calling police brutality d...