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5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Occupy Oakland: Protester Scott Olsen on Oakland cop who tossed tear...

Scott Olsen waits for a press conference to begin at Frank Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland, Calif., on Friday, March 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Life, Veteran Affairs

5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Occupy protester on Oakland cop: 'He is clearly a sadistic person'

Scott Olsen waits for a press conference to begin at Frank Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland, Calif., on Friday, March 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Life, Veteran Affairs

7 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Occupying the Throne: The New 1%By Arthur Chu

Google software engineer Justine Tunney was never against the one percent-she just thought that the one percent were the wrong people.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Activism

12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Today's Dominant Economic Power Elite Are Bankers, Private Equity and Hedge Fund Super-Rich

C. Wright Mills' 1956 classic work, " The Power Elite " only mentions " investment banker"one time, never refers to " Wall Street ," talks about Wealth as a measure of personal freedom, but mentions "millionaire" only once and never "billionaire."

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Related Topix: Massachusetts

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Globe and Mail

The Zero Theorem: Terry Gilliam drags us back to Brazil

On the brink of perhaps finally realizing his legendarily delayed production of Don Quixote , the 73-year-old Pythoner, cartoonist and filmmaker Terry Gilliam exhibits a curious score-settling impulse with The Zero Theorem , a movie which seems determined to restage the notoriously overreaching Brazil - which forged the filmmaker's rep as a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Brazil, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies

Coastal Point

The revolution is coming, people - on four legs

For a while there, it appeared that the Occupy Wall Street people would be staging some sort of coup to take back control of the nation's economy for the people, but that effort went away as soon as participants found something else to protest as the greatest slap against humanity the world has ever seen.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Occupy activists flock to Sacramento for national meeting

They gathered Thursday under a stand of redwoods near the steps of the state Capitol, a modest mix of young people and the graying veterans of the progressive and protest movements.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

HR Magazine

income inequality

While the Occupy Wall Street protests ended in 2011, the debate on income inequality appears to be far from over.

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Related Topix: Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Books, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Instapundit

Odd Couple: Wall Street Foe Warren Stumps for Big-Businessman

Chants of "Run, Liz Run" filled the hall as Sen. Elizabeth Warren ran on to the stage at the Netroots Nation 2014 annual convention July 18 looking like everyone's favorite college professor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Carl Levin

Wed Jul 30, 2014

SFGate

Oakland cop fired in Scott Olsen case gets job back

In this Oct. 25, 2011 file photo, 24-year-old Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen lies on the ground bleeding from a head wound after being struck by a projectile during an Occupy Wall Street protest in Oakland.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

Gawker

Why Does Google Employ a Pro-Slavery Lunatic?

In 2011, Justine Tunney was an anti-establishment organizer within Occupy Wall Street, exhorting class warfare on the sidewalk.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Robots

OpEdNews

Occupy Movement's Third Annual National Gathering July 31 - August 4

Activists from across the nation will be gathering in Sacramento, California on July 31st, to prove that the campaign which started in New York City in 2011 is still an effective, inspired movement to promote social, economic and environmental justice.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Indymedia.ie

Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street - talk by Author Mark Bray

Mark Bray author of 'Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street' will be giving this talk in the WSM space in Seomra Spraoi, 19.30, August 18th as part of a European speaking tour.

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WNYC-AM New York

Tribute: Margot Adler

Reporter Margot Adler 's mellifluous voice has been heard on National Public Radio for 35 years, where she covered everything from budget cuts in education to the arts to Occupy Wall Street.

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Related Topix: National Public Radio, Media, Radio, Pagan/Wiccan

Shockya.com

Watch Occupy Television for Free on FilmOn

Occupy Television is available for free viewing on FilmOn. If you're inspired by social activism, such as Occupy Wall Street and other social movements, Occupy Television is the channel you need to tune into.

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The Nation

Building a Progressive Alternative to ALEC

People associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement met on the steps of the Minnesota capitol building to protest the influence of corporate money in politics.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Stranger

Smoke Farm Symposium

Sometimes when a smart person is talking, it feels good to feel dumb. That is what happens at Smoke Farm: Civilized ant colonies , labor-union tactics, and the genesis of Occupy Wall Street all filled the agenda last year.

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Daily Kos

Detroit, Gaza, and the continuing erosion of traditional media

The story of the Detroit water crisis is getting a familiar treatment in the media.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Switched

West Bank Rises, Tens Of Thousands Join Largest March Since Last Intifada

Tens of thousands of Palestinians marched with President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement from the West Bank city of Ramallah toward Jerusalem to protest Israel's war on Hamas in Gaza, which has claimed the lives of nearly 800 Palestinians, many of them civilians.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, China,

The New York Observer

Cecily McMillan Speaks Out In Defense of Rikers' Correction Officers

In the wake of last Monday's controversial New York Times article detailing the allegedly brutal conditions experienced by mentally ill inmates of Rikers Island, corrections officers and the head of the Correctional Officers' union, Norman Seabrook, have been largely vilified.

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