Stories by Matt Reichel

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Posted on: Jan 31, 2013, Source: AlterNet

From diverting precious resources to screwing up Mardis Gras, the game brings plenty of grief.

Posted on: May 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Veteran Scott Olsen returns his medal, nurses fight for their rights, and police crack skulls in the latest demonstration of 99% outrage.

Posted on: May 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

New schemes hold the public hostage to private finance.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A small group of activists in the Gulf are pushing back against predators who try to profit from disasters.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Could the Nato and G8 summits scheduled for May put Chicago at the crossroads of the next global uprising of the 99 percent?

Posted on: Jan 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

How Mayor Rahm Emanuel and elites intend to defend the city against free speech.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Mayor Mitch Landrieu's actions in breaking up the camp illustrate creeping authoritarianism and lack of concern for democratic process.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

As encampment closings and cold weather drive occupiers south, cities like New Orleans, Austin, and Nashville are taking the protest baton. Will crackdowns follow?

Posted on: Nov 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Occupy NOLA did not face Tuesday crack-downs, but the closure of a homeless camp and a recent death have occupiers asking questions of city officials.