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News on Occupy Wall Street continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Social media fuels millennials' genuine activism

Generation Y, my generation, saw the ushering in of a new millennium with the Internet, two terrorism-sparked wars and the growing income inequality gap.

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Related Topix: Maryville, MO, Twitter

16 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Cecily McMillan Defense/Occupy Wall Street

Officer bovell has some serious problems in his history as a police officer, including alleged police abuse.

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20 hrs ago | Feministing

Cop testifies against woman he assaulted

This was a big week in the trial against Cecily McMillan. You may have heard about this case before: A cop grabbed the Occupier's breast hard enough to leave a hand print and then shoved her strongly enough to leave her in a seizure for which she would be hospitalized.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Americans pay more for taxes than food, clothing & shelter

With the April 15 tax deadline finally over, Americans must begin the onerous task of coping with this year's tax liabilities.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Yesterday | Russia Taday

Report indicates that US aligned regimes are preparing for war

Caleb Maupin is a political analyst who lives in New York City, and is an activist with the International Action Center and Workers World Party.

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Related Topix: Prison, Activism, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Opinion

Yesterday | Denver Post

Historians: Colorado's Ludlow Massacre lives on in people and politics

A granite monument on a dusty plain in southern Colorado stands as a reminder of the Ludlow Massacre, in which, 100 years ago Sunday, 11 children and two women died amid a coal-miners strike.

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Related Topix: University of Denver

Yesterday | Denver Post

Historians: Colorado's Ludlow Massacre lives on in people and politics

A granite monument on a dusty plain in southern Colorado stands as a reminder of the Ludlow Massacre, in which, 100 years ago Sunday, 11 children and two women died amid a coal-miners strike.

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Related Topix: Colorado, University of Denver, Las Animas County, CO

Thu Apr 17, 2014

TheBlaze.com

'Strange Bedfellows': Tea Party, MoveOn, and Others...

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to defending civil liberties in the digital world , is calling on groups of all sides of the political spectrum to stand against the NSA's domestic surveillance programs.

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Related Topix: Tea Party, Non-Profit, Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, Weird

Free Republic

"Ownership Increasingly More Important Than The...

The rich are not the problem, the greedy are not the problem, the crooked are not the problem - the problem is the system that brings them about.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

New York Post

Video of alleged cop assault makes woman cry in court

Cecily McMillan, left, is accused of assaulting NYPD Officer Grantley Bovell, right, during the six-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement in 2012.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Park Record

Peter Yarrow continues his mission of music and peace

Folk singer and activist Peter Yarrow will bring his message of peace and tolerance to Park City on April 18 and 19. Even from the get-go when he sang with Noel "Paul" Stookey and Mary Travers in the iconic trio Peter, Paul and Mary, Yarrow has used his music and influence to shed light on and participate in the anti-Vietnam War and Civil Rights ... (more)

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Related Topix: Park City, UT, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

MotherJones

Everyone on the Far Right Loves Militia-Backed Rancher Cliven Bundy-Except Glenn Beck

Conservative activists and media outlets have generally embraced the cause of Cliven Bundy, a Nevada cattle rancher who inspired a gang of protesters - many of them armed - to face off with federal law enforcement this weekend.

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Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, Hannity, Agriculture, Science

The Nation

Did Occupy Actually Make Police Departments More Accountable?

When Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan headed to court April 7 for the first day of her trial, she faced up to seven years in prison for assaulting a New York police officer.

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Related Topix: California, US News, Liberal Political News

Crikey

Will the TPP feed consumers to the wolves of Wall Street?

Two new trade deals threaten financial protections for consumers, writes ANU College of Law associate professor Dr Matthew Rimmer .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, World News, Cyprus, Middle East

Mon Apr 14, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Glenn Beck Warns Americans Against Falling in With the...

The controversy over a Nevada rancher's decades-long use of public land without paying federal grazing fees has quickly become a national issue - one that Glenn Beck on Monday urged Americans to fully understand before taking a side on.

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Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, US Politics

The Nation

The Outrageous Trial of Cecily McMillan

Two years ago, a young activist named Cecily McMillan attended a protest at Zuccotti Park marking the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Media Matters for America

After Slamming Obama As "Lawless," Right-Wing Critics Cheer Lawless...

For commentators who claim to despise lawlessness and who have attacked the Obama administration for allegedly feeding disorder and politicizing it, conservatives were quick to embrace a lawless Nevada rancher who for two decades has refused to pay federal grazing fees on public land and is now promoting his cattle crusade as a war against the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Prince George Citizen

From Occupy, to the IMF: Inequality lands on the agenda of elite policy meeting

Occupy Wall Street protestors walk past the New York Stock Exchange July 11, 2012, in New York.

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Related Topix: World Bank

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Trial of Occupy activist struggles to find jurors impartial to protest movement

It is the most important question being asked of dozens of New Yorkers lined up as potential jurors for the trial of Cecily McMillan, an Occupy Wall Street activist accused of assaulting a police officer: what do you think of her protest movement? Unfortunately for those keen on the swift procession of justice, a series of Manhattan residents who ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: The Means and the End

Much has been written about Zunzuneo and Piramideo and I'm not going to be an analyst.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

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