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amy-arena's picture
Dec.13.2011
  Unfortunately, I arrived in Portland around midnight heading into the second day after they'd been evacuated from the park.  Using the Internet, I knew they were holding a meeting indoors the following night, but I didn't know where I was, exactly, to know where the assembly was,...
amy-king's picture
Dec.10.2011
No Place for the Little Lyric / Poetry Off the Shelf : The Poetry Foundation [click here] No Place for the Little Lyric @ The Poetry Foundation Should Adrienne Rich be the poet laureate of the Occupy movement?
jay-feldman's picture
Dec.06.2011
(Originally posted on the Readers Forum at the Contra Costa (Calif.) Times online.) In fall 1964, as a second-year graduate student at UC Berkeley, I was part of the Free Speech Movement, a semesterlong struggle with administrators that was triggered by the regents' unilateral decision to...
steven-robert-travers's picture
Dec.06.2011
  Playing baseball games without keeping score. Parents not allowed to cheer for one side or the other at basketball games. Refusing to use red ink to grade tests because it's too jarring. No dodgeball. Participation trophies. Telling kids, "You're special," without their doing anything to...
suellen-ocean's picture
Dec.01.2011
I don't think most of us care if someone has more money than we do, those of us in the 99% just don't want to be gouged with fees and rate hikes. We want to hang on to what little money we have. But can you imagine how someone who pulled themselves up by their bootstraps must feel when they finally...
naomi-wolf's picture
Nov.28.2011
US citizens of all political persuasions are still reeling from images of unparallelled police brutality in a coordinated crackdown against peaceful OWS protesters in cities across the nation this past week. An elderly woman was pepper-sprayed in the face; the scene of unresisting, supine...
robert-g-dunn's picture
Nov.23.2011
I've gotten very serious about photography lately, and here are some examples from Occupy Wall Street when it was still down in Zuccotti Park in NYC.             
robert-g-dunn's picture
Nov.23.2011
I've gotten very serious about photography lately, and here's an example from Occupy Wall Street when it was still down in Zuccotti Park in NYC.   
will-durst's picture
Nov.22.2011
Let me be among the first 40-foot helium-filled balloons to kick-start our national parade of giving thanks. That's right, we're just about to butt heads with Turkey Holocaust Day, and to be perfectly honest, it's about time. A little tryptophan poisoning might be the perfect prescription for...
dennis-loo's picture
Nov.21.2011
I am a member of the Steering Committee of the World Can’t Wait, an organization formed in 2005 in an effort to mobilize a mass movement of people to give voice and material expression to THE PEOPLE as a political force in their own right, independent of the two major parties and the electoral...