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Sanders Campaign Lacks Coherency, Compass

Sanders Campaign Lacks Coherency, Compass

Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor
April 14, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Sanders’ platform is a populist facade, crumbling under the weight of a reality Sanders knows too little about.

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Trial of Occupy protester approaches

Trial of Occupy protester approaches

February 18, 2014
Filed under NEWS

After nearly two years of delays, the high-profile trial of Occupy supporter Cecily McMillan is finally going to court. McMillan, a graduate student at the New School and organizer for the Democratic Socialists of America, was arrested in Zuccotti Park by the New York Police Department on March 17,... Read more »

Occupy’s Strike Debt initiative is to be commended, but remains mostly symbolic

Occupy’s Strike Debt initiative is to be commended, but remains mostly symbolic

November 14, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

The Rolling Jubilee project, set up by the Occupy Strike Debt group, has canceled over $15 million worth of debt in the past year. Principally eliminating extortionate medical bills, the group has strived to help the lives of thousands of Americans struggling to repay their debts. However, although th... Read more »

Occupy Wall Street pushing for change two years later

Occupy Wall Street pushing for change two years later

September 18, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

On Sept. 15, a small group of quixotic activists met at the Freedom School at the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew in Brooklyn for an evening of music, food and camaraderie as they embarked on a new project. But this was no ordinary project and no ordinary group of people. They met to celeb... Read more »

Occupy Wall Street celebrates two years

September 18, 2013
Filed under NEWS

To celebrate the second anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, approximately 200 people marched from Zuccotti Park, where the movement was founded, to Washington Square Park. At the protest, the signs were similar to the original movement, which began with protesters fighting against corruption and more e... Read more »

Social activists celebrate May Day

Social activists celebrate May Day

May 2, 2013
Filed under NEWS

By Daniel Huang   The New York City Student May Day Convergence, a daylong demonstration that spanned lower Manhattan, brought together students from all over the city. University student activists joined in the march. The NYU Student Convergence began at 1 p.m. at Washington Square... Read more »

Occupy Wall Street police raid damages resolved by settlement

April 18, 2013
Filed under NEWS

New York City will pay more than $200,000 for the destruction of property caused during the Occupy Wall Street police raid at Zuccotti Park in November 2011, according to a lawsuit settlement made last Tuesday. The New York Police Department’s seizure of the park resulted in damages to the People’s ... Read more »

Strike Debt organization works to buy, abolish debt

Strike Debt organization works to buy, abolish debt

November 26, 2012
Filed under NEWS

Strike Debt, a New York-based offshoot of the Occupy movement that was founded this summer, has been moving forward with its goal of raising awareness of Americans’ debt and paying it off. Earlier this month, the group launched their flagship program called the Rolling Jubilee. Along with online... Read more »

Noam Chomsky and Carne Ross discuss means and goals of OWS

Noam Chomsky and Carne Ross discuss means and goals of OWS

September 17, 2012
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Today is the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. To investigate the meaning of Occupy and its goals and demands, I interviewed two of its fervent supporters. In January, I sat down  with world-renowned philosopher and professor Noam Chomsky, and then in June, with former top-ranking British diplomat C... Read more »

OWS celebrates a year of public protest

OWS celebrates a year of public protest

September 17, 2012
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Think the Occupy Wall Street movement is dead? Think again. Today marks the one-year anniversary of the movement, which, for many New Yorkers weary of planning routes around protest sites, simply means there will be more traffic in the Financial District this coming week. But instead of focusing on the... Read more »

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