For Occupy Wall Street Alums, Sanders Just a Means to Their Own Ends

Before she cofounded People for Bernie, the grassroots group that has been campaigning for Bernie Sanders online and in New York City since his launched his campaign, and before she tried to draft Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, Winnie Wong was part of Occupy Wall Street. “I showed up on the...

Occupy Wall Street Returns to Help Bernie

The street thugs and economically illiterate crazies of the Occupy Wall Street movement have returned to New York to help their radical hero Bernie Sanders win the Empire State’s critical Democratic Party presidential primary contest this week. “Bernie’s campaign — like the [Bill] de...

Storming The IRS Gates: An Occupy Movement Worth Supporting

Taxation: A federal judge says the IRS can’t be trusted. Well, he’s right. So when will people in this country finally rise up and force Washington to get rid of this awful agency? Because a holiday called Emancipation Day was celebrated Friday in the capital district, Americans have a few extra days to...

Inside Rio’s high school ‘Occupy’ movement

Teenage students look up lyrics to 1980s Brazilian punk tunes in sing-alongs at this occupied Rio de Janeiro high school.(Photo: Will Carless) A knock at the door of Gomes Freire de Andrade high school in Rio de Janeiro elicits a rather odd reply: “Occupy Gomes, how can I help you?” It’s a...

Nuit debout protests are confirmation that France’s political system is broken

March is an endless month. On the symbolic Place de la République, in the centre of Paris, Tuesday was 43 March and Wednesday 44 March. That’s one of the ways the young occupiers of the Parisian square show that they have decided not to play the game any more, and vowed to set up their own rules. ...

Occupy Wall Street rises up for Sanders

By Gregory Krieg, CNN Updated 1:06 PM ET, Wed April 13, 2016 http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/13/politics/occupy-wall-street-bernie-sanders-new-york-primary/

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