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2 hrs ago | SFGate

Oakland cop fired in Scott Olsen case gets job back

In this Oct. 25, 2011 file photo, 24-year-old Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen lies on the ground bleeding from a head wound after being struck by a projectile during an Occupy Wall Street protest in Oakland.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

9 hrs ago | Gawker

Why Does Google Employ a Pro-Slavery Lunatic?

In 2011, Justine Tunney was an anti-establishment organizer within Occupy Wall Street, exhorting class warfare on the sidewalk.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Robots

19 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Occupy Movement's Third Annual National Gathering July 31 - August 4

Activists from across the nation will be gathering in Sacramento, California on July 31st, to prove that the campaign which started in New York City in 2011 is still an effective, inspired movement to promote social, economic and environmental justice.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street - talk by Author Mark Bray

Mark Bray author of 'Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street' will be giving this talk in the WSM space in Seomra Spraoi, 19.30, August 18th as part of a European speaking tour.


WNYC-AM New York

Tribute: Margot Adler

Reporter Margot Adler 's mellifluous voice has been heard on National Public Radio for 35 years, where she covered everything from budget cuts in education to the arts to Occupy Wall Street.


Related Topix: National Public Radio, Media, Radio, Pagan/Wiccan

Watch Occupy Television for Free on FilmOn

Occupy Television is available for free viewing on FilmOn. If you're inspired by social activism, such as Occupy Wall Street and other social movements, Occupy Television is the channel you need to tune into.


The Nation

Building a Progressive Alternative to ALEC

People associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement met on the steps of the Minnesota capitol building to protest the influence of corporate money in politics.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Stranger

Smoke Farm Symposium

Sometimes when a smart person is talking, it feels good to feel dumb. That is what happens at Smoke Farm: Civilized ant colonies , labor-union tactics, and the genesis of Occupy Wall Street all filled the agenda last year.


Daily Kos

Detroit, Gaza, and the continuing erosion of traditional media

The story of the Detroit water crisis is getting a familiar treatment in the media.


Thu Jul 24, 2014


West Bank Rises, Tens Of Thousands Join Largest March Since Last Intifada

Tens of thousands of Palestinians marched with President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement from the West Bank city of Ramallah toward Jerusalem to protest Israel's war on Hamas in Gaza, which has claimed the lives of nearly 800 Palestinians, many of them civilians.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, China,

The New York Observer

Cecily McMillan Speaks Out In Defense of Rikers' Correction Officers

In the wake of last Monday's controversial New York Times article detailing the allegedly brutal conditions experienced by mentally ill inmates of Rikers Island, corrections officers and the head of the Correctional Officers' union, Norman Seabrook, have been largely vilified.


Let Students Discharge College Debts In Bankruptcy? Yes, But...

Ever since the obstreperous Occupy Wall Street protests of 2011, Americans have been getting an earful about the alleged crisis of student loan debt.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ecology Global Network

How a Commons Way of Life Helps Curb Climate Change

It's easy to not think about the looming climate crisis. For one thing, it's depressing to ponder the misery ahead if we don't take drastic steps now to curb greenhouse emissions.



Spotlight falls on top 1% in science

News that a rarified group of scientists has claimed the lion's share of publications has set off a social-media discussion about the fairness of the system.


Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Twitter, University of Minnesota, Minnesota


"The Ted Cruz of his day": How Robert La Follette explains today's dysfunction

The gap between the rich and the rest is better described as a canyon, and it's only getting worse.


NBC Discovers Hypocrisy of Michael Moore's Wealth; Used Him to Bash Wall Street in Past

On Wednesday, NBC's Today offered a surprising full report on "filmmaker and liberal activist" Michael Moore tarnishing his "blue-collar, anti-capitalist image" after it was revealed during divorce proceedings that Moore and his now ex-wife lived in a Michigan mansion, "the 10,000-square-foot house, reportedly in the same neighborhood as Madonna ... (more)


Related Topix: Today, Entertainment, Television, Michigan, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Oregonian

Kindle Unlimited, Spotify and the coming arts apocalypse: Are you worried?

Right now we have the best of all worlds: we get the convenience of free or very cheap a la carte online entertainment consumption, largely paid for by traditional revenue sources for entertainment producers: movie tickets, CD sales and concerts, physical book sales.



David Weidner's Writing on the Wall: Wall Street backlash will shake up 2016 election

The Justice Department continues to rain down settlement after settlement on Wall Street institutions.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, A Fighting Chance, Books, Hillary Clinton

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Kos

Open thread for night owls. Susan Faludi at The Baffler on 'Facebook feminism'

After a quarter-century, The Baffler has rolled out its new digital self for the silver jubilee issue, with a fully retrievable, erudite archive dating back to 1988.


Related Topix: Social Software, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Stanford University, US News, Liberal Political News

Occupy Santa Cruz to Mark Third Anniversary

As Occupy Wall Street prepares to mark its Third Anniversary and looks to the future of the Occupy Movement, this participant and observer of Occupy Santa Cruz offers some reflections as we approach our own anniversary on October 4th.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Activism