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August 2012

Another World is Possible! #S17

#OccupyWallStreet was born Sept. 17, 2011, when we occupied the heart of Manhattan’s Financial District to declare: “We are the 99%! We will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1%!”
Our message resonated across the globe as…

How not to protest the RNC

by Daniel Hunter. The Huffington Post recently tried its best to give a positive frame for protesters of the Republican National Convention, calling them “a diverse coalition of senior citizens, religious leaders, community organizers, and activists in faded Occupy T-shirts.” All 200 of them. It was a nice spin, but for most people the RNC [...]

At the Heart of an Occupation: Freedom

At the Heart of An Occupation is photographer Stacy Lanyon’s photo journal of the people who comprise Occupy Wall Street. On July 24, she presented Freedom, in her own words.

 

A Candidate Whose Platform is Justice

In a wide-ranging interview, Justice Party presidential candidate Rocky Anderson discusses, among other things, why in America “anyone who violates the law should be held accountable, no matter how wealthy, no matter their position of power or former p…

November 2011: Eviction & Aftermath

This page is part of a larger feature called Occupy: 12 Events That Defined Year One. In the run-up to #S17, the one year anniversary of the movement, we will be posting stories from our archives for every month of the past year of occupy. For November 2011, we’re remembering evictions at various occupy communities, [...]

Occupy Fannie Mae

Jill SteinCheri Honkala, Green Party Vice Presidential nominee, engaged in nonviolent civil disobedience at an Occupy Fannie Mae action Many people have asked me why I was recently arrested in Philadelphia at the regional headquarters of the mortgage g…

Anarchism still inspires

Anarchists have always been a small minority on the Left. Their history is littered with failures but their basic libertarian ideals are enjoying a resurgence in social movements like Occupy Wall Street.