Occupy Wall Street

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Occupy Wall Street swept the world and achieved a lot, even if it may not feel like it | Akin Olla
A decade ago Occupy reframed US political debate, trained a generation of activists, and served as a dress rehearsal for movements that followed

Akin Olla

06, Oct, 2021 @10:18 AM

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‘We showed it was possible to create a movement from almost nothing’: Occupy Wall Street 10 years on
Some say it inspired BLM and the growth of the US left. Others see it as an abject failure. A decade after the occupation of New York’s Zuccotti Park, the people who were there look back

Andrew Anthony

12, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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We're on the verge of breakdown: a data scientist's take on Trump and Biden
Peter Turchin, an entomologist-turned-historian, offers insight into the battle between elites

Edward Helmore

17, Jan, 2021 @6:30 AM

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David Graeber pushed us to imagine greater human possibilities | Rebecca Solnit
The anthropologist, who died last week, had cheerful, insurrectionary verve as a scholar and direct-action activist, says Guardian US columnist Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit

08, Sep, 2020 @6:00 AM

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How a decade of disillusion gave way to people power | Rebecca Solnit
From Black Lives Matter and #MeToo to school climate strikes, the power of popular movements can no longer be ignored, says journalist and author Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit

29, Dec, 2019 @3:01 PM

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Streets on fire: how a decade of protest shaped the world
From Occupy Wall Street to Extinction Rebellion, this has been a combustible 10 years

Gary Younge

23, Nov, 2019 @8:00 AM

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‘People are finally talking about class’: Astra Taylor on US democracy, socialism and revolution
The writer and film-maker explores the meaning of democracy in a new documentary and book, and discusses the current state of politics, from Donald Trump to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Dominic Rushe

17, Apr, 2019 @7:00 AM

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I started Occupy Wall Street. Russia tried to co-opt me | Micah White
We are witnessing the advent of social movement warfare: the deployment of social protest as an effective alternative to conventional military conflict

Micah White

02, Nov, 2017 @9:13 AM

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Ex-diplomat Carne Ross: the case for anarchism
How a high-flying diplomat and Middle East adviser lost his faith in western democracy – but put his trust in people power

Andrew Anthony

09, Jul, 2017 @7:30 AM

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Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere review – Paul Mason restages global protests
The audience play their part in the Arab Spring and debate whether Occupy curbed capitalist power as the journalist interrogates a decade of revolt

Lyn Gardner

30, Mar, 2017 @11:00 PM

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Want to be part of the next wave of activism? Move to rural America
Traumatized by Occupy’s dissipation, the founder of the movement realized that street protests have become outdated. Now he’s focusing on hyper-local activism

Mary Wang

06, Jan, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Eight years after the Great Recession, recovery still rings hollow
Eight years after the Great Recessions, the White House claims the economic recovery is here. But many aren’t feeling it. Here, five people reflect on how their lives have changed

Jana Kasperkevic

08, Oct, 2016 @11:00 AM

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