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Occupy Wall Street fuels growing bank divestment movement

A new movement is emerging to divest from bank responsible for the housing mortgage crisis and the global capitalist meltdown.


A "Philly style" welcome: Cantor cancels appearance at Penn

Cantor's appearance had been planned for 4:30, but the news came earlier in the day that the Congressman had cancelled when told that the general public would be admitted as well as Penn students. 


Message from Occupy Missoula

Did anyone doubt that our cause was righteous? We all watched as an eagle slowly circled o'er us - and knew it was.


Occupy Wall Street blocks eviction attempt

The threatened "clean up" eviction of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators was postponed Friday morning.


“Occupy Cleveland” wins wide community support

The Cleveland AFL-CIO gave the Occupy Wall Street movement a warm welcome of solidarity.


Protest shuts down Wells Fargo

It was the biggest demonstration to date in the growing surge of "Make Banks Pay!" and "Occupy Together" actions in the Bay Area.


A new student uprising in the works?

Two hundred at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst targeted the Bank of America. The bank is planning to raise fees it charges for use of debit cards.


Hundreds march on the homes of the top 1 percent

Close to a thousand activists took to the richest neighborhood in the world to demand that the richest 1 percent pay their fair share of taxes.

Oklahoma AFL-CIO Convention maps coalition to fight ultra-right

In a show of solidarity, the Oklahoma AFL-CIO has voted to unite all public sector unions in a coalition to coordinate a defense against ultra-right anti-labor legislative efforts.


Jobs with Justice joins Chicago occupation (with video)

For the last eleven months, Chicago Jobs with Justice has protested at the State of Illinois building to dramatize the consistently bad unemployment report issued by the US Department of Labor.

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