Allison Joyce— A man uses a computer at Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan during Occupy Wall Street, Nov. 15, 2011. Social media data will be key historical information about our age This post is in collaboration with The John W. Kluge Center ... Time, 1 month ago
The NYSE shutdown prompts irrepressible, apocalyptic glee: In Zuccotti Park, Goldman Sachs boys build a squatters city out of Hermes gift boxes
Today two major American institutions United Airlines and the New York Stock Exchange shut down today, at least for a while. The two incidents seem to be unrelated except for the fact that they are both due to the digital technology that seems to ...Salon, 1 month ago
, a few hours after NYPD officers raided the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park, two police officers arrested and pepper-sprayed 23-year-old protester Imani Brown outside of a downtown Starbucks where she was hoping to use the bathroom.Hubii, 1 week ago Appeals Court Rules Woman Pepper Sprayed by NYPD Can Sue BET.com, 6 days ago
This post was first published at TruthDig. Occupy Wall Street rallies in New York's Zuccotti Park in support of Greek resistance to austerity. February 18, 2012 (Credit: Michael Fleshman/Flickr CC 2.0 ) We are a nation that has turned its ...Moyers & Company, 1 month ago Vietnam veteran who brought dog to Occupy Wall Street sees it save his life from bear attack US.NewsHub.org, 1 week ago $333K in Settlements for 6 Pepper-Sprayed Occupy Wall Street Protesters Epoch Times, 1 month ago NYC's Lawsuit Settlements for Occupy Wall Street Protesters Set New Record Sputnik, 1 month ago
Fountains are a great way to escape the heat. Washington Square Park, photo courtesy of Jeff Pappas. Visit his website . Manhattan has come a long way creating public spaces more aligned with nature and art. Old public places have undergone recent ...Huffington Post, 4 weeks ago
Each year, a business book arrives, blurbed and buzzed as the new Liar's Poker—another memoir of a young man from the provinces who comes to Wall Street and leaves disillusioned but wised-up. The original, which has sold one and a half million ...New Yorker, 3 days ago
The rise of the self-proclaimed socialist: Why reporters shouldn't be so surprised that Bernie Sanders appeal is growing
On Sunday, Ben Carson told Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace that socialism is gaining ground in America. He's right sort of. Carson was explaining why his idea for a flat tax of 10percentwon't fly with lots of Americans. You make $10 billion, ...Salon, 1 week ago
N ext month marks four years since Occupy Wall Street tumbled into parks and town squares and onto the American consciousness. The dream of 99 percent solidarity was birthed by the euphemistically labeled Great Recession: housing fraud and ...The New Republic Online, 1 week ago
Can Bernie Sanders Revive King's Dream -- Fusing the Spirit of Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street?
Throughout American history, advocates for racial justice and economic justice have sometimes been at odds, but they've also found common ground. In recent weeks we've watched this tension play out in a surprising way, when Black Lives Matters ...Social Dashboard, 1 week ago Black Lives Matter joins a long line of protest movements that have shifted public opinion — most recently, Occupy Wall Street Salon, 1 week ago
Which way to walk in an endless city? Where to start when a place has so much to offer? Toward the Hudson or the East River? Broadway or Wall Street? Central Park or Greenwich Village? Zuccotti Park or the Empire State Building? The enormous scar of ...Topix, 2 weeks ago
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