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Embody the Movement

Embody the Movement | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
A day of hard rain and wind could not dampen the spirits of activists representing the 99% as they gathered at Justin Herman Plaza (dubbed Bradley Manning Plaza by locals) in San Francisco on Friday,...
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Occupy San Francisco Announces 2012 Kick-Off: A Planned San Francisco Financial District Shut-Down

Occupy San Francisco Announces 2012 Kick-Off: A Planned San  Francisco Financial District Shut-Down | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it

Occupy San Francisco Announces 2012 Kick-Off: A Planned San Francisco Financial District Shut-DownWednesday, Jan.
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Why Now? What's Next? Naomi Klein and Yotam Marom in Conversation About Occupy Wall Street | Truthout

Why Now? What's Next? Naomi Klein and Yotam Marom in Conversation About Occupy Wall Street | Truthout | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
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Alan Krueger: Rising Income Inequality Causing 'Unhealthy Division In Opportunities'

Alan Krueger: Rising Income Inequality Causing 'Unhealthy Division In Opportunities' | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
The wealth gap in the U.S. has gotten to such a high level that maintaining it without hurting the economy is unsustainable, according to Alan Krueger, the chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
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L.A. and Occupy L.A. Agree: It’s Time to End Corporate Personhood

L.A. and Occupy L.A. Agree: It’s Time to End Corporate Personhood | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
So what’s this issue that's uniting occupiers and the city they’re occupying?
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Harder for Americans to Rise From Lower Rungs

Harder for Americans to Rise From Lower Rungs | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Americans enjoy less economic mobility than their peers in Canada and much of Western Europe in part because of the depth of poverty, family background and the gaps between the rich and the rest.
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NationofChange Joins Thousands in Occupying the Rose Parade

NationofChange Joins Thousands in Occupying the Rose Parade | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Occupiers from all over the west coast gathered together at Singer Park in Pasadena, CA, a few hours before the Rose Parade began, preparing signs and media for protest during the parade.
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Decentralized People Power: What OWS can Learn from South Africa’s United Democratic Front

Decentralized People Power: What OWS can Learn from South Africa’s United Democratic Front | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
At an Occupy Wall Street meeting in midtown Manhattan on December 20th, a debate broke out about the general assemblies (hereafter, GAs)—the core decision-making forums of the movement and its most vi...
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Occupy Protesters ‘Mic Check’ Romney Event in Iowa

Occupy Protesters ‘Mic Check’ Romney Event in Iowa | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
For the first time since beginning his presidential campaign, Mitt Romney got a visit from Occupy Wall Street protesters at a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa yesterday.
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Occupy the Rose Parade

Occupy the Rose Parade | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
An army of volunteers from across the nation has once again descended upon Pasadena's Rose Palace, where several floats are being built and flowered.
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Cities that broke up Occupy camps now face lawsuits over free speech, use of force

Cities that broke up Occupy camps now face lawsuits over free speech, use of force | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Most major Occupy encampments have been dispersed, but they live on in a flurry of lawsuits in which protesters are asserting their constitutional rights to free speech and assembly and challenging authorities’ mass arrests and use of force to...
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Police clear out Bay Area's last big Occupy camp

Police clear out Bay Area's last big Occupy camp | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Berkeley police cleared the Bay Area's last major Occupy encampment peacefully this afternoon, following an overnight skirmish with protesters that resulted in two arrests. The clearance followed an uptick in violence...
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The Return Of Debtor’s Prisons: Thousands Of Americans Jailed For Not Paying Their Bills

The Return Of Debtor’s Prisons: Thousands Of Americans Jailed For Not Paying Their Bills | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Federal imprisonment for unpaid debt has been illegal in the U.S. since 1833. It’s a practice people associate more with the age of Dickens than modern-day America.
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How Research can Support Occupy Movement Strategizing

How Research can Support Occupy Movement Strategizing | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it

The Global Nonviolent Action Database (GNAD) is becoming an ever more valuable resource.

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Two arrested in Occupy Oakland antipolice rally

Two arrested in Occupy Oakland antipolice rally | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Two people were arrested Saturday night during a relatively peaceful antipolice demonstration organized by Occupy Oakland protesters, the second of its kind in as many weeks, authorities said. Organizers said they were...
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Rule of law triumphs in resolution to Occupy Boston - CommonWealth Magazine

Rule of law triumphs in resolution to Occupy Boston - CommonWealth Magazine | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it

The end of Occupy Boston was a peaceful success because the protestors respected the law... which they themselves invoked.

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Occupy Wall Street’s New-Year Resolve

Occupy Wall Street’s New-Year Resolve | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
It’s bizarre how often nowadays one hears Occupy Wall Street talked about in the past tense—bizarre, especially, if one was at the strategy meeting of OWS’s Direct Action group on January 8.
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Mark Provost of Occupy New Hampshire on Exchange With Mitt Romney Over Corporate Personhood

Mark Provost of Occupy New Hampshire on Exchange With Mitt Romney Over Corporate Personhood | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Occupy New Hampshire activist Mark Provost made national headlines Wednesday when he attended a town-hall meeting hosted by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and asked about his past comme...
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The Decline of the Public Good

The Decline of the Public Good | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
“Public institutions are supported by all taxpayers, and are available to all. If the tax system is progressive, those who better off (and who, presumably, have benefitted from many of these same public institutions) help pay for everyone else.
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Day 108: Live Stream of the Occupy Movement

Day 108: Live Stream of the Occupy Movement | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Thousands of activists have descended on Wall Street since past weekend as part of the #OccupyWallStreet protest organized by several action groups.
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Occupy Wall Street, the First Amendment, and the Politics of Free Speech

Occupy Wall Street, the First Amendment, and the Politics of Free Speech | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Kendall Thomas, Nash Professor of Law and Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Culture, Columbia University moderates the first of three teach-ins.
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More Vacant Houses than Homeless in the U.S.

More Vacant Houses than Homeless in the U.S. | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Housing is a human right. Yet 3.5 million people in the U.S. are homeless and every day banks foreclose on more than 10,000 mortgages and order evictions of those residing in foreclosed homes.
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Rich People Lack Empathy, Study Finds

Rich People Lack Empathy, Study Finds | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Social psychologists are making an argument that Occupy Wall Street protesters have been saying for months: Many rich people just aren't in the habit of thinking of others.
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Occupy Rigged Elections: A Call for the Second American Revolution in 2012 | Truthout

Occupy Rigged Elections: A Call for the Second American Revolution in 2012 | Truthout | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
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Newt Gingrich Iowa Capitol Protests: Occupy Des Moines Drives GOP Candidate Out Of Building (VIDEO)

Newt Gingrich Iowa Capitol Protests: Occupy Des Moines Drives GOP Candidate Out Of Building (VIDEO) | OccupyEverywhere | Scoop.it
Newt Gingrich's Wednesday visit to the Iowa Capitol building appears to have been far from welcoming.
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