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How Occupy Wall Street Is Like a Classroom

Max Bean | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York
Max Bean

On October 15th, I watched a miracle of classroom management such as I would never have imagined possible. It didn't happen in a classroom and there was no teacher.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Public College Students Going Public With Frustrations At Occupy Wall Street | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.27.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Wednesday evening, three college students descended on lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park with the hope of unfurling their sleeping bags and ...

Scott Olsen's Family Arrives In Oakland

Turnstyle | Posted 10.27.2011 | San Francisco

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VIDEO: What Does Occupy Mean To You?

Turnstyle | Posted 12.27.2011 | San Francisco

Turnstyle Asks: What Does The Word Occupy Mean To You? from Turnstyle Video on Vimeo. Originally published on, a digital informati...

Oakland Chief Denies Use Of Rubber Bullets, Dowels

Turnstyle | Posted 12.27.2011 | San Francisco

By: Nishat Kurwa Oakland's acting police chief  Howard Jordan denied that his department used rubber bullets and wooden dowels on protesters dur...

Generation Y's Wall Street SPO

Amy Goldwasser | Posted 12.27.2011 | College
Amy Goldwasser

My generation needs to admit that we have a problem. Hi, we are Generation Y, and we are overly entitled consumption addicts with expectations that are incongruous with a finite world.

Google Data Shows Occupy Movement Is Losing Steam

Anthony Amore | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics
Anthony Amore

If the number of Google searches is any indication, the Occupy Wall Street movement, which spawned offshoots in cities across the nation, appears to be losing steam.

Mars Hill Church: Instead Of Harassing Worshippers, Try Civility

Harris Zafar | Posted 12.26.2011 | Religion
Harris Zafar

If all of us protested each theological disagreement we have, there would be hundreds of protests every day. This is not the way to handle disagreements, as it will lead to chaos and societal disturbance.

Thoughts on Occupy SF

Chris A. Smith | Posted 12.26.2011 | San Francisco
Chris A. Smith

When I visited Occupy SF early this month I wondered what I'd find: a fully formed movement or the typical San Francisco kabuki? On first blush it looked like the latter.

Occupy Wall Street -- An Opportunity to Redefine Value

Azita Ardakani | Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact
Azita Ardakani

It feels like the world is on fire. From Egypt to Greece, India to the UK, Spain and now North America, we are currently living in an international wo...

Arin Greenwood

Occupy DC Ready And Willing To Resod McPherson Square's Grass | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.25.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Matthew Patterson, a member of Occupy DC's media team, is not impressed with the Washington Examiner article over the weekend that sugge...

Long Island Man Wants To Trademark 'Occupy Wall Street'

AP | Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Associated Press)- A Long Island, N.Y., man wants to trademark the Occupy Wall Street movement's name. Robert Maresca of West Islip tells...

Phil Donahue's Take On Occupy Wall Street

Posted 12.25.2011 | Women

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U.S. Park Service Eyes Next Steps For Occupy DC's Encampment

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.24.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While relations between the group of assembled protesters in McPherson Square and local police jurisdictions have been relatively peacef...

Outside the Walls

Reverend Nicholas Stuart Richards | Posted 12.22.2011 | Black Voices
Reverend Nicholas Stuart Richards

A hunger strike is the ideal symbol of preparation for protest, for it teaches us that we are not our own source; God is. By recognizing that God is our source, we become dependant on God, and are now prepared for change.

Why I Am Getting Arrested Today

Carl Dix | Posted 12.21.2011 | Black Voices
Carl Dix

Today I am joining arms with Cornel West and others to voluntarily land myself in the custody of the police. We are conducting non-violent civil disobedience to put a Stop to the NYPD policy of "Stop & Frisk."

Protest or Witch Hunt?

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

If the Occupy Wall Street protesters the world over seriously want to make changes, wagging a finger at successful people and vilifying them isn't the way.

Take a Stand: Support Parents Occupy Wall Street

Dana H. Glazer | Posted 12.20.2011 | Parents
Dana H. Glazer

I don't know about you but I've been following the protests happening on Wall Street and other areas around the world with great interest. While the m...

WATCH: Little Girl and Banker Cheer #OccupyWallStreet

Ben Zolno | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Ben Zolno

Bloomberg and other Bilderberg billionaires laughably profess that the #occupywallst movement is a protest against people that clean the floors and pl...

The Heart of the Occupation

Gideon Rosenblatt | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Gideon Rosenblatt

The Occupy Movement sees the futility of trying to address our myriad of social and environmental problems as anything other than symptoms of the root cause.

Why I Completely Support the Occupy Movement

Joe Moreno | Posted 12.18.2011 | Chicago
Joe Moreno

I believe that what these people are doing is the very definition of courageous. The people camping and marching should be admired for doing something that many people are too lazy or fearful to ever even consider.

Occupy the Internet

Jonathan D. Fitzgerald | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Jonathan D. Fitzgerald

Criticism of the movement, both from people who are sympathetic to their general cause, as well as from those on the right, is rooted in the sad fact that the protesters are trying to be something that they are not.

Americans, Sympathetic To Occupy Wall Street, Still Unsure Of Its Goals

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.18.2011 | Business

Though the protest movement known as Occupy Wall Street has been camped out in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park for over a month, and inspired dozens of simi...

American Apparel Hoodie Sales Skyrocket as Occupy Wall Street Protests Spread Worldwide

Chris Michael | Posted 12.18.2011 | Comedy
Chris Michael

"I got black 'cause it's good at hiding food stains like turmeric. And the comfortable cotton-poly blend really comes in handy when the police start pepper-spraying us without provocation."

Friday Talking Points -- I Am A 99 Percenter

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Occupy Wall Street protest continues. So far, its staying power has surprised and enthused a large swath of America, and surprised and bemused mu...