Occupy Wall Street

Another Lesson from #OWS: why we need to pay attention to our opponents

by Christina Antonakos-Wallace Over the last four and a half months, the Occupy Wall Street movement has grown from a small protest in New York’s Financial District to an international movement targeting systemic economic injustice across industries and institutions. For … Continued

Cross-post: Occupy OKC files suit to stay in downtown park

Originally posted by Business Week on December 2nd.   Organizers of the Occupy OKC movement filed a lawsuit Thursday in federal court seeking to prohibit Oklahoma City officials from forcing them to move out of a downtown park each night. … Continued

Occupy Oakland Holds Rally In Solidarity with Phoenix, Opposes ALEC

At 5pm on Wednesday, November 30th, Occupy Oakland and community members will rally at Fruitvale Plaza to say no to criminalization, incarceration, and corporate profiteering at the expense of immigrant communities. Fruitvale is a mostly Latino neighborhood in Oakland. According … Continued

Hundreds Attend Protest March to Oakland Area Trader Joe’s

As a sign of continued resistance and struggle, Occupy Oakland watched as another group of protesters took to the streets this past weekend. On Sunday over 200 participants from the Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) conference marched two miles to … Continued

Friday Media Round Up (11.04.2011)

Every Friday we want to offer a collection of media that we’re finding provocative, vital, persuasive, prophetic, genius, infuriating, mind-blogging, and other adjectives that gesture at all things thought-provoking. Some of these posts will, of course, focus on immigration, but … Continued

Cross-Post: Occupy Wall Street protesters stripped of their power

As freezing temperatures descend on the Northeast, reports emerge that the City has taken away the  protesters’ sources of power and heat. The city has stripped Occupy Wall Street protesters of their power. Dozens of firefighters and police officers entered … Continued

Occupy Wall Street Movement Must Unequivocally Reject Antisemitism

The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement has a unique opportunity to stamp out antisemitism every chance it gets. A fantastic op-ed was recently published calling out the OWS opponents who are focused, not on countering antisemitism, but on using incidents … Continued

Support Occupy Wall Street!

Imagine2050 pledges support for the Occupy Wall Street Protests around the country. Over the past few weeks the “Occupy Wall Street” protests have grown tremendously. According reports, over 1,000 cities across the country are holding similar protests. With this in … Continued

The Wall Street Protests: Why the media gets it wrong even when trying to get it right

When the Occupy Wall Street protest began three weeks ago, major media outlets ignored it. Then the media resorted to labeling it as leaderless and muddled - giving the overall impression that the unrest in lower Manhattan was a pointless … Continued