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News on Occupy Wall Street continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Yesterday | CNN

Protests around the world

From the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to gas protests in Nigeria, demonstrators in one country after another have risen up in protest against corruption, inefficiency, waste and other frustrations in both the public and private sectors.

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Friday | The Times

Tina Dupuy: Immigrants and the Cootie Offense

In September 2011, a franchise of the Occupy Wall Street movement set up camp on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Townhall

Detroit Retirees Asked to Pay for Decades of Democrat Government

Retired city workers in the Liberal Utopia of Detroit are being asked whether or not they want the city to exit bankruptcy, by slashing retirement pensions and cost of living adjustments.

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Related Topix: Pension, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Opinion

Switched

Jailed Occupy Protester: I Was Locked Up And Exposed In A Storage Closet By NYPD

The Occupy Wall Street protester who was jailed for elbowing an officer in the face was released just last Wednesday, and she is now speaking out about the brutality she faced while incarcerated.

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Related Topix: Prison

Forbes.com

175 Years Later, The Mellons Have Never Been Richer. How'd They Do It?

Meet the Mellons: Nicole, Olympia, 1, Force, 3, and Matthew, at home in New York's Pierre Hotel At first blush Matthew Taylor Mellon II lives up to his patrician name as we dine at his favorite lunch spot, a little Italian place below his apartment situated within Manhattan's stately Pierre hotel.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Business News

Russia Taday

'US allies begin to question value of relationships with Washington'

Caleb Maupin is a political analyst who lives in New York City, and is an activist with the International Action Center and Workers World Party.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Nation

Nullification: Jurors' Secret Weapon Against Harsh Sentencing

On July 2, Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan was released from Rikers Island, completing a sentence that her jury never wanted her to serve.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

Counterpunch

In the Struggle for Health Care Justice

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare, Health, Red Bank, NJ

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

OpEdNews

In the Struggle for Health Care Justice: Interview with Marianne Hoynes

I met Marianne Hoynes, a second-generation social activist, thanks to one of the many enduring networks spawned by Occupy Wall Street .

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Red Bank, NJ, US News, Liberal Political News

MetaFilter

Police testilying costs the Big Apple millions

The expensive consequences of New York City's heavy-handed approach to policing protest have been on display lately.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Daily Beast

On Obama, Occupy, and Moral MondayBy Jedediah Purdy

Obama 2008, Occupy Wall Street, and Moral Mondays-no, they haven't changed the world, but they certainly haven't been failures either.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Wrestler, Celebrities, Mickey Rourke, Activism, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Battle Creek Enquirer

Letter: Peters between Wall Street and occupiers

He spun on his heels and walked over to the public and stated that "Wall street greed and recklessness rippled across the economy."

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Forbes.com

Could 2014 Be The Year Of The Independents?

There is a strong argument to be made that today looks much like it did three years ago when I studied the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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Related Topix: US News, Business News

Russia Taday

a John Tefft: 'Sovietology' is not the road to peace

Caleb Maupin is a political analyst who lives in New York City, and is an activist with the International Action Center and Workers World Party.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, Europe, Ukraine, Opinion

Daily Kos

Independence Day Special: A Dozen Facts About America Conservatives Would Like You to Forget

By definition a conservative is one who wishes to preserve and/or restore traditional values and institutions, i.e. to "conserve" the established order.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, John Adams, Entertainment, Television, Washington, DC, Liberal Political News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

SFGate

Environmentalists, capitalists should broker Green New Deal

Most environmentalists see themselves on the left of the political spectrum, so what's the Left to do when leaders of finance capital take leading roles in confronting climate change? That development blossomed into public view last month with a coordinated offensive led by Hank Paulson, the Republican architect of the 2008 Wall Street bailout, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Techno, The New Deal, New York, NY, Publishing, Media, New Times, Environment, Science, Opinion

Daily Kos

The Evening Blues - 7-3-14

Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of interest to the community.

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Related Topix: Activism, Iraq, World News

JD Supra

Does Your Compliance Training Inspire Employees to Follow Rules or Follow Values?

I read an article in the Wall Street Journal wherein Michael McMillan, director of ethics and professional standards at the CFA Institute, was interviewed and discussed the difference between following the rules and behaving ethically.

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Indybay.org

The Unfair U.S. Justice System

Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro Author and journalist Matt Taibbi speaks to a crowd of Occupy Wall Street protestors after a march on the offices of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Wednesday, Feb. 29, ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Divide, Books, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Rutgers University

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