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Occupy Rosh Hashanah

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Michael Lerner

Why on Rosh Hashanah? Isn't this mixing politics and religion? Well, in Judaism there is no such separation -- the entire Torah is the story of a liberation struggle against oppression that Jews read a part of each Shabbat.

Happy Birthday, Occupy Wall Street -- Now, Who's Invited and Where's the Party Gonna Be?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 10.14.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Occupy's upcoming first birthday, known amongst its busy organizers as "S17" (Sept. 17 -- Get it?), will definitely be different from its original emergence on September 17, 2011.

Cop Who Pepper Sprayed Student No Longer On The Force

Sacramento Bee | Sam Stanton | Posted 08.01.2012 | San Francisco

Lt. John Pike, the UC Davis police officer who became a focal point of last November's pepper spraying incident during a campus protest, is no longer ...

Whose Roads? Our Roads! OWS Activist Gets Low Mileage But High Visibility

Jerry Ashton | Posted 07.20.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

In her "mobile extension" of the OWS Protests, Occupy Wall Street's Janet Wilson is proving that authorities might evict Occupy from streets and parks, but cannot keep it off the road.

Pepper Spray Use on Passive Civilians? Not on Ret. Police Captain Ray Lewis' Watch!

Jerry Ashton | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Ret. Captain Ray Lewis has found himself more and more estranged from today's police tactics. He doesn't like it, and wants to come to your city and tell you about it personally.

Occupy Movement Drifts From Tents To Kitchen Tables

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) - Seven months after Occupy Wall Street's eviction from Zuccotti Park, the round-the-clock ...

Judge Allows Occupy Lawsuit Against NYPD Cops

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 06.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A judge gave the green light Thursday to a lawsuit against police officers in the arrests of 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters last year o...

'This Movement Is Over'

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

(Adds comments, background, color) By Chris Francescani June 7 (Reuters) - More than eight months after Occupy Wall Str...

Kardboard Kops vs. Artist Activists -- Robert Lederman Crusades for Occupiers

Jerry Ashton | Posted 08.01.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Long before a single Zuccotti protestor waving a cardboard sign decorated with protest art was ever arrested, Robert Lederman had been there, done that.

David Takes On Goliath

New York Times | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

Sitting in a corner office high above K Street here, Dennis M. Kelleher, one of the most powerful lobbyists on financial regulatory reform, looks ever...

How Green is My Occupy? Rio+20 Enviromentalists Team With #OWS

Jerry Ashton | Posted 05.17.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Occupy is rallying its foot soldiers as well as a major online army to see that the upcoming U.N. Rio+20 Earth Summit. I imagine that in the Main Street Media, this will be billed as, "Tree Huggers Meet Wall Street Bashers."

Plutonomy and the Precariat

Noam Chomsky | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Noam Chomsky

The Occupy movement has been an extremely exciting development. If the bonds and associations it has established can be sustained through a long, dark period ahead -- because victory won't come quickly -- it could prove a significant moment in American history.

Arrests Exceed 7,000 As the Occupy's Movement's Spring Plans Unfold Across the Nation

Chris Ernesto | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Chris Ernesto

With the May Day arrests of at least 116 people at Occupy protests around the country, there have now been a minimum of 7,106 Occupy arrests in 114 cities across the United States since the Occupy movement began in New York on September 17, 2011.

It's Springtime in America -- Can the Occupy Movement Reinvent Itself?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Russell C. Smith

The Occupy movement has been in hibernation mode for several months, but with warmer weather on the horizon, odds are it will become a fixture in every major city in America during this election year.

99% Spring Has Sprung: Shareholder Actions Underway Across the County

Mary Bottari | Posted 06.30.2012 | Business
Mary Bottari

The goal: to wrest control of our democracy back from the robber barons and CEOs that systematically block any effort to create an economy and a body politic that serves the needs of the vast majority of Americans and not the elite few.

A Liberal Lens: An Intimate Photo Essay of Occupy Wall Street

VC Ferry | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts
VC Ferry

Where this movement goes, I don't know, but as a photographer and one who cares about the whole, it inspires me to continue to cover it.

Banks Share Info From Robots, Security Officers, Video Surveillance As Occupy Protests Loom

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.26.2012 | Business

In a real-life situation reminiscent of many an Arnold Schwarzenegger flick, banks are using information gleaned from robots to fend off the Occupy mo...

5 Things "Mad Men" Can Learn From Occupy Wall Street And 3 Tips Madison Avenue Can Offer OWS In Return

Jerry Ashton | Posted 06.23.2012 | Media
Jerry Ashton

With a creativity Madison Avenue would envy, OWS people continually invent new ways to promote the agenda and vex the establishment.

Will Occupy Make a Comeback?

Tom Allon | Posted 06.23.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

I don't know about you, but I kind of miss the Occupy Wall Street movement of last fall and wonder whether the advent of warm weather will bring back this politically-charged protest.

Embattled Police Chief Resigns After Notorious Pepper Spray Incident

AP | Posted 06.18.2012 | College

DAVIS, Calif. — The police chief who oversaw the University of California, Davis, police department during its notorious pepper-spraying of Occu...

OccupyThisAlbum - 99 Artists on 99 Tracks for the 99%

Jerry Ashton | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Jerry Ashton

Where are the songs for Occupy's time in history? Who will write the words and music and poetry? Will we find our voice? These questions have been answered in full and emphatically with OccupyThisAlbum.

What Is Solidarity? A Pamphleteer's Occupation

Greg Ruggiero | Posted 06.12.2012 | Books
Greg Ruggiero

Who in their right mind would start a new small press at a time when the economy is so bad, e-books are rising, and book stores, libraries and perhaps the printed word itself are getting shoved down the same path as vinyl records and record stores?

That Whole Occupy Wall Street Thing May Actually Be Working

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

Though the Occupy protesters have taken their tents out of Zuccotti Park, they're still making their mark. The majority of marketing and communica...

A New Name for Occupy

Harvard Kennedy School Democrats | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Harvard Kennedy School Democrats

The word "occupation" suggests illegitimacy. It suggests force. It suggests a temporary and unfair arrangement. Occupiers in history don't win: it's the people whose land they occupied who are vindicated in the end.

'Join The 1%': Ad Mocks Occupy Movement

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

This should test Occupy Wall Street's sense of humor. A commercial for Interactive Brokers, a trading service company, depicts barricaded virtual p...