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Occupy Madison Builds Tiny Homes For Wisconsin Homeless
Homes are approximately 98 square feet and have a bed, kitchen, bathroom and storage. Read more...
"The CEOs and the big bosses of oil, coal and gas companies that have completely captured our governments and have completely captured this negotiating process." Read more...
Greenpeace Activists Arrested At Arctic Oil Protest, Shots Fired
Crew members of the Arctic Sunrise reported that a total of 11 warning shots have been fired across the ship and the Coast Guard has threatened to fire at the ship itself if it does not leave the area immediately. Read more...
Rumors Of The Demise Of OWS Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
The wave of Occupy protests in 2011 was forcibly suppressed. But it changed public debate, inspiring a generation of activists Read more...
Jacqueline Barber, a retired Atlanta police detective who has been fighting cancer and eviction, gets to keep her home after a long battle with her multiple banks. Read more...

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Thousands March On 50th Anniversary Of 'I Have A Dream' Speech
Thousands of marchers are in Washington today, fifty years after Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech during the March on Washington. Several of the attendees are still fighting for the same rights they rallied for fifty years ago. Read more...
The Oakland City Council approved a 1,170,000 settlement Tuesday night in a civil rights lawsuit brought by a National Lawyers Guild legal team on behalf of journalist Scott Campbell and 11 other persons who were injured in the Oakland Police Department's violent response to Occupy Oakland in the fall of 2011. Read more...
Diane Wilson of CODEPINK jumps over the White House fence after 57 days of fasting, and calls for justice in Guantanamo. Read more...
Brent Betterly, Brian Jacob Church, and Jared Chase (known together as the NATO 3) were brought in front of Judge Thaddeus Wilson on Tuesday, June 11th for another status hearing. They were accompanied by multiple sheriffs deputies and a court full of supporters watching closely over the proceedings. The proceedings provided more information on the Chicago cops failing to preserve their cell phones and text messages from the investigation, which appear to be significant pieces of evidence in the State’s politically motivated prosecution. The defense also introduced a couple more motions to dismiss charges. Read more...
Watch: "LOCKDOWN," is a ten minute documentary by Mutual Aid Media on the Tar Sands Blockade -- a group of activists and landowners in Texas who have built a campaign to stop the Keystone XL pipeline. Read more...