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November 3, 2011

November 2, 2011

  • We are all Oakland

    The call for a general strike in Oakland to protest a brutal police attack on protesters shows a new potential power for the Occupy movement everywhere.

  • When Democrats call in the cops

    In city after city where the Occupy movement has faced repression, the orders have come from leaders of the "party of the people."

  • Scandals in blue

    The number of serious scandals rocking the NYPD should make us question whether the problem is just "a few bad apples."

  • Officer not-at-all-friendly

    Maybe the attack on Occupy Oakland protester Scott Olsen will settle the debate about whether the police are on our side.

  • Western allies of Libya's torturers

    It wasn't so long ago that U.S. and British intelligence were helping Libyan dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi repress his enemies.

November 1, 2011

  • The flat-tax flimflam

    Republican presidential candidates have a bad case of flat-tax fever--and working people better hope it doesn't spread, because we'd feel the pain.

  • Calls to action on November 2

    Solidarity and support from around the country for Occupy Oakland's call for a general strike and day of action.

  • We are all Scott Olsen

    For veterans like me, the Oakland police attack that left a former Marine critically injured recalls how U.S. forces crush dissent everywhere.

  • Occupy evicted in Rochester

    Activists in Rochester, N.Y., established a permanent Occupy encampment, but police evicted us that night.

  • Reports from Occupy: 11/1

    Look here for regularly updated news of the Occupy movement. In this round-up: Greensboro, N.C.; Houston.

October 31, 2011

  • The too-many-people myth

    As the global population reaches 7 billion, it's time to throw out the idea that there are "too many people"--and focus on the real causes of environmental destruction.

  • Occupy sends a message about NYC schools

    New York City school officials came face to face with the Occupy movement at a Panel for Education Policy meeting.

  • Wrong answer to Europe's debt crisis

    The agreement announced at last week's European summit meeting brings no acceptable solution to the eurozone crisis.

  • Stand up for Ahmed Hossain

    Ahmed Hossain is facing deportation because of a clerical error--but New Yorkers are rallying to stop this injustice.

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