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Posted on: Nov 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Calling the protests a "general strike" resulted in an unbelievable amount of media coverage -- a victory for the Occupy movement.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Today, Occupy Oakland may just pull off a feat that appeared all but impossible a few days ago. If they do, it will represent a dramatic escalation of the movement's tactics.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Despite the police's inept, violent crowd control tactics, a number of protesters said they were steadfast in their goal of reclaiming the space.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

In just one month, the protesters have shifted the national dialogue from a relentless focus on the deficit to a discussion of the real issues facing Main Street.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

From the Middle East to midtown Manhattan, the humble cellphone camera is changing the way we view dissent.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

If you've wondered what Occupy Wall Street was all about, these powerful messages should help clarify what's driving the movement.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We've ranked the banks based on how shamelessly they game the political process through lobbying, revolving door politics and campaign donations.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Many of those detained won't face charges, but the arrests take them off the streets.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Right's response offers us a microcosmic view of everything that's wrong with conservative discourse these days.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The right has been working for years to rig the market to the disadvantage of most of the population. Why can't we rig it in the other direction?

Posted on: Oct 5, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Occupy Wall Street movement is out to focus the nation's attention on decades of increasing inequality.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Their style may not have been as mainstream as the retirees attending a Glenn Beck rally, but they knew precisely what they were there for.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet

It's important to remember that we are talking about people opposing core civil rights for American citizens.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The theology embraced by American religious conservatives may render them immune to evidence and reason when it comes to economic management.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Denying the very existence of an entire class of citizens? That's waging some very real warfare against them.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Before the memory-hole swallows them up, consider 9 ideas that Republicans had long championed, which when picked up by Democrats, became suddenly toxic to the GOP.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The proposals outlined in the president's fiery speech aren't new, but the administration appears to be getting serious about fighting for them.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Contrary to popular belief, the United States is not a meritocracy, and amid cries of class warfare, Americans are getting the worst of both worlds.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Fundamentalist religion plays a big role in today's Republican party--but has it gone even further, spreading dangerous beliefs as articles of faith?

Posted on: Sep 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Despite the far greater danger from natural disasters caused by climate change, politicians overspend on "fighting terrorism" while slashing funds from FEMA.