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#occupywallstreet, is an ongoing nonviolent demonstration, a social movement opposing what participants view as negative corporate influence over politics and a lack of legal repercussions over the global financial crisis.
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From the Tea Party to Occupy Wall Street and Beyond. The Future of networked democracy

From the Tea Party to Occupy Wall Street and Beyond. The Future of networked democracy | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it

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How the #Occupy Movement Is Spurring Tech Innovation

How the #Occupy Movement Is Spurring Tech Innovation | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
Instead of asking how digital technologies are transforming advocacy, is it more appropriate to ask how contemporary advocacy is transforming digital technologies?
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Occupy Wall Street Mockupation: reality gets weirder (and faster) all the time

Occupy Wall Street Mockupation: reality gets weirder (and faster) all the time | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it

Late last night in New York, the cop TV show “Law And Order: SVU” was apparently filming an episode in an Occupy-themed set, constructed in a NYC park, complete with tents, a kitchen and library. Occupy protesters got word of it, spread it through social networks and converged a flashmob on the set to disrupt the filming.

This movement is the passion and life of those who believe in it and its message. It’s something that people have fought for, believe in, suffered for, gone to jail for, been tear-gassed for and had their lives inspired and changed by. Those who originally set up tents in Zuccotti Park and all of those who have followed in their footsteps worldwide do not appreciate being appropriated as cardboard caricatures in a cheap TV stage for a show whose main purpose is to sell advertising to passive TV viewers. And that’s even if the plot were to accurately portray the movement, which you know it won’t. Let them come up with their own stories, not glom on to ours. This action was perfect dose of instant karma to the TV producers who came up with the idea.

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Occupy Your Diary: New Platform Links the Intimate Moments That Make Up an Event

Occupy Your Diary: New Platform Links the Intimate Moments That Make Up an Event | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
Cowbird is a publishing site for people searching for "more personal storytelling than you're likely to find anywhere else on the Web."...
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Police include Occupy movement on ‘terror’ list

Police include Occupy movement on ‘terror’ list | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
City of London Police have sparked controversy by producing a brief in which the Occupy London movement is listed under domestic terrorism/extremism threats to City businesses.
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Busted for tweeting

Busted for tweeting | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
Police escalation in New York as my brother and 17 other people are arrested for observing an occupation...
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Taking Root in Unlikely Soil, Occupy Florida Gains Momentum

Occupy has resonated here, drawing hundreds of people to demonstrations. This month, Florida will be home to the first-ever Occupy convention.
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Throng of Occupy protesters due in NYC court this week; many were arrested on Brooklyn Bridge

NEW YORK — More than 300 people arrested during Occupy Wall Street demonstrations are expected to pack a New York City courtroom this week to answer the charges.
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Sgt. Shamar Thomas Introduces OccupyEducated.org - A New Online Library that Can't Be Destroyed

www.occupyeducated.org This is an emergency response to the destruction of the library at Occupy Wall Street, a clear attempt to destroy the education of passionate people who are tired of living in a deeply flawed system.

Razing libraries and burning books has historically failed every time; thiis will be the most colossal failure to repress education in history, because this time, the education will not be centralized.

Just as the library was a collection of donated books, OccupyEducated.org is a place where you can have your say as to what books are important reading for understanding the occupation.

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Occupy Your Education: A Note to Students About Changing the World

Occupy Your Education: A Note to Students About Changing the World | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it

The current Occupy Movement has captured people's imaginations and refocused the national discussion on issues of economic injustice, social stratification and corruptions of American democracy.

Contrary to what some people might think, the Occupy movement is not composed solely of "young, idealistic college kids." People of many different ages, ethnicities and ideological persuasions are involved. But there is no doubt that many - but surely not all - Occupy participants attend, will attend or have attended college.

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Occupy Protesters Join to Shut Down Major Western Ports, Targeting Goldman Sachs

Occupy Protesters Join to Shut Down Major Western Ports, Targeting Goldman Sachs | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
The Occupy Wall Street movement moved from the streets to the docks on Monday with a series of actions along the West Coast, including San Diego, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, Portland, Tacoma, Longview, Seattle, Bellingham,...
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Can Occupy Survive a Winter Without Tents?

Can Occupy Survive a Winter Without Tents? | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
Can Occupy Survive a Winter Without Tents?

At exactly the moment when tents are disappearing, when, at least for the winter, Occupy is trading long-term omnipresence for short-term actions, Occupy DC made news for building a large, wooden, winterized structure in a city park. The Occupy DC barn fiasco can be understood, in part, as a move to double-down on the endurance of the Occupy movement precisely when it is at risk of losing that secret ingredient that made it powerful: time.

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CFP: Special Issue of ABS on New Media and Social Unrest

CFP: Special Issue of ABS on New Media and Social Unrest | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
CFP: American Behavioral Scientist special issue on the role(s) of new media in social unrest. Guest editors: Zeynep Tufekci (University of North Carolina) Deen G.
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Scott Olsen is welcomed back at Occupy Oakland west coast port blockade rally.

Scott Olsen is welcomed back and attends the march. A Veterans that suffered a major head injury. He was injured by a police officer as they shoot tear gas i...
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Occupy the Safety Net

Occupy the Safety Net | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
Republicans in Congress are quietly killing the provisions of Obama’s stimulus act that have kept millions out of poverty.
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Teaching the 1 in 100

Teaching the 1 in 100 | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it

This fall, her Inside-Out Prison Exchange students combined a social fact (that 1 of every 100 American adults is incarcerated) with a new social movement (the We are the 99 Percent cry of the Occupy movement) , photographing prisoners and the people around them holding signs that shared their stories. The result is We are the 1 in 100, a class project and tumblr site that shows an important side of the American incarceration story.

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Time names “The Protester” as “Person Of Year”

Time names “The Protester” as “Person Of Year” | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
Magazine honors Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street with its annual accolade...
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Occupy North Pole

Occupy North Pole | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
Occupy North Pole is a leaderless protest movement aimed at bringing awareness and reform to the inequality of cookie distribution between Santa and the bottom 99% of all North Pole Elves.
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99%er Champions

Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel on Normon Solomon and other 99 percent candidates who could help Occupy Wall Street in Congress.
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Wellink schaart zich achter Occupy (Dutch)

Wellink schaart zich achter Occupy (Dutch) | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
VERSLAG - Hoorden wij het nu goed? Schaart Nout Wellink zich achter de Occupy-beweging? En heeft hij nu wel of niet de crisis zien aankomen?
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Capitalism Is the Enemy of Democracy

Capitalism Is the Enemy of Democracy | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it

The most significant accomplishment for Occupy Wall Street (OWS) to date is that the Occupiers have managed to poke a hole in the legitimacy of neoliberal capitalism and its central claim that unregulated markets provide opportunity and freedom.

The Occupiers have accomplished this feat in a surprising way, peacefully, with home-made signs, signs that say things like, "If I had a lobbyist, I wouldn't need this sign."

OWS has punctured the neoliberal façade simply by having the audacity to gather in public, in bold defiance of the police and to bear witness, by their solidarity and cooperation, to the idea that the Washington Consensus has long denied - that a different world is possible.

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Do 'Occupy Wall Street' Protests Represent Your Views of the Economy?

Do 'Occupy Wall Street' Protests Represent Your Views of the Economy? | #OccupyWallstreet | Scoop.it
Do 'Occupy Wall Street' protesters represent your views about the nation's economic problems?
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