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October 19, 2011

  • This movement gives me hope

    Despite all I was taught about "hard work," I have nothing to show for 25 years of labor except my class anger and $82,391 of debt.

  • A victory for the outraged

    The huge day of action October 15 inspired by Occupy Wall Street was the first global protest against those responsible for the economic crisis.

  • Reports from Occupy: 10/19

    Look here for regularly updated news of the Occupy movement. In this round-up: San Francisco; San Diego; Fort Worth, Texas.

  • D.C. labor and Occupy unite

    The convergence of labor and Occupy D.C. activists underlines the many connections the two movements share.

  • Battling the New Jim Crow

    More than 140 people in New York City attended the launch meeting for the Campaign to End the New Jim Crow.

October 18, 2011

  • When workers occupied

    Today's Occupy movement stands in a long tradition of struggles that have depended on the determination of activists that "we shall not be moved."

  • Reports from Occupy: 10/18

    Look here for regularly updated news of the Occupy movement. In this round-up: Portland, Ore.; Madison, Wis.; Sacramento, Calif.; Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

  • Change to Win's lack of change

    Six years after the formation of the Change to Win labor coalition, only four of the seven unions that broke away from the AFL-CIO remain in it.

  • Our backs were against the wall

    A leader of the postal workers' wildcat strike of 1970 describes what happened in this pivotal battle for public-sector workers.

  • Why is the Occupy movement moving?

    One reason for Occupy Wall Street's widespread and growing appeal is its ability to dramatize the issue of inequality.

  • What have the rich done for us lately?

    The greed of Wall Street bankers is not an accident. We live in an economic system that encourages us all to be like them.

  • Views in brief

    "Reformers" don't want quality education | How do we get the change we want? | Remembering the murder of Troy Davis

October 17, 2011

  • Our voices ring out in Times Square

    After successfully defending its encampment, Occupy Wall Street in New York City reached a new high point with a massive protest in Times Square.

  • Occupy goes global

    The Occupy Wall Street movement that began in New York City has spread around the country--and now around the world.

  • Arrests won't stop us in Chicago

    Despite the mass arrest of Occupy Chicago protesters, the new movement for the "99 percent" won't be deterred.

  • The unbelievable terror plot

    An alleged terrorist conspiracy involving Iranian officials will be used by the U.S. as an excuse to escalate pressure on Iran.

  • Reports from Occupy: 10/17

    Look here for regularly updated news of the Occupy movement. In this round-up: Seattle; Oakland, Calif.; Charlotte, N.C.; Philadelphia, Burlington, Vt.

  • Occupy Wall Street, not Palestine

    A Palestinian civil society coalition explains how the struggle to free Palestine is connected to the Occupy movement.

  • We are all L-Vis

    In his L-Vis Lives! Racemusic Poems, Kevin Coval creates an amalgamation of Elvis, Vanilla Ice, Eminem and more.

October 14, 2011

  • What the occupation means to me

    Participants in Occupy Wall Street talk about what's inspired them about the protests--and what they hope for the movement's future.

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