Opinion

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What does it take to “Rebuild the Dream”?

In September 2009, Van Jones stepped down as Special Advisor under a barrage of right-wing criticism of his youthful flirtation with leftist politics.

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Progressive cinema: Occupy stars in Traverse City

The Occupy Wall Street movement was one of the main themes at Michigan's Traverse City Film Festival this year.

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Occupy's 89%? Where anarchism shuns unionists, it allies with the ultra-right

Anarchist collectives in the Occupy movement in Oakland and the Pacific Northwest have put forward a new slogan, "We are the 89%." This threatens to destroy any alliance between the Occupy movement and organized labor.

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Why Occupy?

The world has entered a moment where millions of people are coming to believe that radical change is not only possible, but necessary.

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Ballad for the Occupation: interview with Spencer Livingston

Spencer Livingston's "Occupy Wall Street" is a mellow, melodic meditation on the feelings of economic injustice that sparked the movement.

Oakland’s struggle to reclaim Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Oakland's National Day of Action, Nov. 2, 2011, is a day to be remembered for the lessons it offers us.

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A few thoughts on the Occupy movement

The Occupy movement has left a distinct mark on the political landscape, yet what direction it will choose to go in is still unclear.

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Wells Fargo sponsors anarchist's art show: "Pissarro's People"

A powerful exhibit of the politically inspired paintings by 19th century anarchist artist Camille Pissarro delivers a clear message of inspiration and solidarity to today's Occupy movement.

The Kenyan roots of the Occupy movement

With the presidential election looming over 2012, we should take a cue from our Kenyan brothers and sisters. We need to take our analysis of the gross negligence of our financial institutions into the electoral arena.

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Occupy protests spur music explosion

Every social movement has inspired artists to enlist their talents to create cultural expressions that in turn stir the masses and broaden the cause.

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