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Inna Shevchenko's Femen: Shock, Irritate, Frighten, Inspire

When a topless woman runs toward you, you're going to pay attention, no matter what your gender or background.


Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News, Germany

Thu Apr 24, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Income inequality: Social justice or crony capitalism?

The political movement Occupy Wall Street has shaped the tax and spending proposals of the Obama administration's budget and political debate on the premise that our capitalist economic system is rigged to favor the top-earning "one percenters."


Coyote Blog

Don't Say I Didn't Warn You

This kind of thing should not come as a surprise. This is a guy who simply did not want to pay his rent, and used the catch phrases of liberty to try to get sympathy.


Sen. Elizabeth Warren: It's 'Dangerous' to Want 'Big Government' to Disappear

"Politics so often felt dirty to me all the lobbyists and the cozy dealings and the special favors for those who could buy access.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, Scott Brown, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank

The Village Voice

City Will Pay $55,000 To Settle Case of Occupy Livestreamer Josh...

Occupy Wall Street is still proving expensive for the city of New York, who keep having pay out large sums of money to Occupy protesters who were over-enthusiastically arrested by the NYPD.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WNYC-AM New York

NYC Sherpas Mourn Those Killed on Everest

Passang T. Sherpa, a climber who also works at Tent & Trails, downtown. He is haunted by the deaths of Sherpas on Everest and fears his people are dying off.


Financial Times

Private equity and hedge funds tempt business school graduates

In the US, the public's dislike of bankers for their role in sinking the country into financial crisis in 2008 found its voice in activist movements such as Occupy Wall Street.


Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, CitiMortgage, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Investment Services, Jefferson Pilot Corporation, Cohen Group, Insurance, Consulting

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Free Republic

Bill O’Reilly to Cliven Bundy supporter: What makes you different from Occupy Wall Street?

The Fox News host grills a member of the militia movement on why it's OK for Bundy to break the law but not OWS.


Daily Kos

Occupy Congress?

Remember "Occupy Wall Street," when thousands of people in Zuccatti Park in New York City brought to national attention the subject of economic inequality? While the main stage was in Zuccatti Park, people took to the streets in cities across the U.S. in support of their message.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Liberals petition Barack Obama to abolish capitalism

It's no secret that liberals, as a group, generally despise capitalism and prefer an economic system that is more centrally controlled, like that used in the former Soviet Union.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

NYPD Twitter campaign: NYPDs campaign flops, users post pics of police brutality

NYPD Twitter campaign backfired in a big way, as Twitter users, encouraged to post pictures of themselves posing with New York's finest, instead sent pics of alleged police brutality .


Related Topix: Twitter, Associated Press, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Courthouse News Service

Mistrial Denied in Occupy Cop Assault Trial

A judge on Wednesday refused to order a mistrial in the criminal case against an protester accused of elbowing a cop at an Occupy Wall Street rally.


Investor's Business Daily

Editorial: Regulatory Hits Take Their Toll On Banks

Protesters rally outside a Bank of America shareholders meeting in Charlotte, N.C., on May 8, 2013.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion


Ross Douthat: Marx rises again

In the season of resurrection, it's fitting that he's with us once again - bearded, prophetic, moralistic, promising to exalt the humble and cast down the mighty from their thrones.


Related Topix: Opinion


In this May 1, 2012, file photo, a police lieutenant swings... Photo-photo.5422579

In this May 1, 2012, file photo, a police lieutenant swings his baton at Occupy Wall Street activists in New York.


Related Topix: Twitter

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Thomas Piketty and the Trinity of Inequality: What If Higher Taxes Are Not the Solution?

Thomas Piketty's new book, Capital in the 21st Century, has captured the imagination of the lefty intelligentsia.


Fox News

Former Labor secretary Reich blasts Bundy

FILE: University California, Berkeley professor and former U.S. Secretary of Labor, Robert Reich, speaks to Occupy Cal demonstrators in support of Occupy Wall Street in Berkeley, California.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, Democrat, UC Berkeley, Conservative Political News

Russia Taday

NYPD twitter campaign implodes, flooded with photos of police abuse

Just before 2 pm EDT, the New York City Police Department called via Twitter for photos of citizens with its officers.


Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Facebook, Social Software


NYPD's Twitter Outreach Backfires in Most Predictable Way Possible

Twitter has been around for 8 years, and it still hasn't quite sunken in that it's a terrible place to promote your brand.


Related Topix: Twitter

San Diego CityBEAT

San Diego artist turns car recall into an opportunity for art

The author discusses his book Culling the Masses: The Democratic Origins of Racist Immigration Policy in the Americas , which purports that democracies were the first countries in the Americas to select immigrants by race, and undemocratic states the first to outlaw discrimination.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, La Mesa (San Diego, CA), Coupe, Chevrolet Cobalt, Sedan, Chevrolet, La Mesa, CA