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Over 50 students have overtaken the office of Cooper Union President Jamshed Bharucha in response to the Administration and the Board of Trustees announcing the implementation of tuition for the incoming class of 2014- desecrating a 154 year old tradition of meritocracy and free education. Read more...
The 10 hours and 35 minutes of video footage shot by the NYPD during the raid of Zuccotti Park that was released by Anonymous on Monday gives a more expansive view of what happened on the morning of November 15, 2011, albeit in a more Read more...
This the best summary I've seen yet of Occupy Wall Street -- looking back, what we've accomplished, looking forward -- and never-mind those who would label a movement in its infancy a "failure." Rebecca Solnit for Occupy.com: "...but Read more...
On Sunday, September 2, 2012, hundreds of demonstrators marched through Charlotte, NC to protest before the opening of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Read more...
In 2008, the United States economy experienced a nearly unprecedented crisis, due to a perfect storm involving banking deregulation, complex derivatives, financial mismanagement, and larger systemic causes, including an inadequate Read more...

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Everybody is now talking about the student debt crisis, but nothing is being done about it. Thanks in large part to the great public amplifier of the Occupy movement, this year’s presidential contenders have been forced to embrace Read more...
Action meant to raise awareness of out-of-control student debt and prompt nationwide protest NEW YORK - Relentless tuition hikes, even at public institutions, have contributed to an astonishing student debt burden of more than $1 Read more...
While the Toronto Casseroles parade is fading, Vancouver's is only getting started. Last week, Vancouver Casseroles in solidarity with the Quebec Students and against the austerity of Cherest and Harper took the Cambie Bridge from both Read more...
Today's "Must Read" is from Chris Hedges: In every conflict, insurgency, uprising and revolution I have covered as a foreign correspondent, the power elite used periods of dormancy, lulls and setbacks to write off the opposition. This Read more...
Another awesome video from the folks at anothernyc.org, and the weekend's scheduled events for NYC. May 10-15: A Week of Actions Against Budget Cuts and Austerity Tuesday May 15 @ 6 PM: Mass Convergence in Times Square on Global Day Read more...