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We Are the 99 Percent

The Fight for 15 Comes to New York City

William Blueher | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
William Blueher

As the Occupy movement made inescapably clear, there is a war being waged by the one percent against the 99 percent. 15 Now is a campaign that seeks to struggle against the injustices of our current economic system.

Playing the Obama Bumper Sticker Game

Jeff Cohen | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Jeff Cohen

There's no easier way to gauge the disappointment that liberals and progressives should feel toward President Obama than to look at their cars -- more specifically, their bumper stickers.

Crowd Funding and Lotto: Which Is Worse?

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 03.17.2013 | Small Business
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

The Securities and Exchange Commission is finalizing its work on implementation of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, signed into law by Preside...

Occupy Evolver: Realize Your Potential

David DeGraw | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
David DeGraw

The same people who mocked us before Occupy started, and said that there would never be a non-violent civil disobedience movement throughout the US, are now the same people saying that Occupy was a once in a lifetime or generational event.

The High Engagement Work Culture: A New Perspective for Framing the Debate About Capitalism

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Peter Smirniotopoulos

To my knowledge, no one has taken a look at the symptomatology leading up to the 2008 crash from the perspective of Wall Street's prevailing corporate culture, with the insights only these two authors can provide.

We Are The 100 Percent

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

As Election Day approaches, much of the nation must surely be experiencing Percent Fatigue. Permit me to inject one more into the mix in an effort to bring this cycle to its necessary fruition: In the end, this election is about the 100 Percent.

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...

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.

Dear OWS: Y R U MIA?

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

The Occupy Movement and the slogan "We are the 99%" resonated with millions. You once had a powerful voice. It was a strong voice, but not always clear. Today you are conspicuously silent.

Shopping for Your Hate: Election 2012

David Beem | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
David Beem

The part of the class warfare crisis that should alarm us all is the sure knowledge of what happens when you corner a desperate person who only wants to live.

America's Incomplete Thoughts About Inequality and Meritocracy

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

For the sake of America's future, I hope that America will reawaken its passion for equality of opportunity and that those who express support for this equality are not simply speaking empty words.

Why Everyone in the 99% Should Be an Independent Voter

Bill Hillsman | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Bill Hillsman

If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result, why would anyone in the 99% continue to vote for Democrats and Republicans?

Wheelchair Sports Camp Talk New EP (LISTEN)

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

If you don't know who Wheelchair Sports Camp are yet, you will soon. Led by MC/Producer Kalyn Heffernan and joined by vocalist/saxophonist Abi McGaha ...

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.

The 99 Percent Spring and Extreme Inequality

Chuck Collins | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Chuck Collins

The "99 to 1" dichotomy may strike some folks as polarizing and inaccurate. Yet it's a powerful lens for understanding what's happened to our society and economy over the last several decades.

'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...

Occupy the Empty Space

Benjamin Shepard | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home
Benjamin Shepard

Occupy the Empty Space believes housing is a human right. Unfortunately, the 1% has turned it into something barely accessible -- if accessible at all -- for far too many of the 99%.

How the Fed Steals for the 1%

Tom Mullen | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
Tom Mullen

The Occupiers mistakenly blame capitalism, but it is not capitalism that is behind this inequity. It is the completely anti-capitalist Federal Reserve System.

The Trouble With Occupy

Jim Prues | Posted 05.01.2012 | Impact
Jim Prues

The old system is crumbling under the weight of its own corruption, as Occupy, The Arab Spring, the ongoing financial crisis and a host of other factors and influences come to a head here, in 2012. We must admit these are no ordinary times.

Class Warfare: Which Side Are You on?

Bob Burnett | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Bob Burnett

The 2012 election will be a referendum on the economy and Obama's leadership. But at another, deeper level, the election will be about class warfare.

Ten Valentine's Day Cards From the 99 Percent

James Napoli | Posted 04.09.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

Now that it's officially halftime in America, perhaps we will see some changes soon. In the meantime, those of us who are struggling through, battling against or just doing our best still need to spread the love on the most romantic holiday of the year.

It's Up to the 99% to Insist Upon a Better Form of Capitalism

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Peter Smirniotopoulos

It's time for the 99% to put up or shut up; time to "vote with our wallets and pocketbooks"; time to act as much like the "good global citizens" our rhetoric suggests we want everyone else in the world to be.

Jillian Berman

One For All: Occupy Wall Street Shifts Focus Of One Environmental Activist

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.06.2012 | Business

Lisa Renstrom has been both a member of the one percent and an activist for much of her life, but Occupy Wall Street put a new frame on a decade...

Preschool Teacher Sells Chili to Make Ends Meet: Where Are Our Values?

Susan Ochshorn | Posted 04.07.2012 | Education
Susan Ochshorn

Something is really wrong with this picture.

Jason Cherkis

'We Are The 25 Percent'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It is hard not to be curious about Mitt Romney supporters. The GOP presidential candidate's awkward embrace of the electorate, which has...