Turkey seeks arrests over 2013 protests. Prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for a prominent actor, a leading journalist and civil society activists.
Occupy Wall Street articles on Democracy Chronicles
Occupy Wall Street sparked a world movement against inequality, corruption and undue influence of the 1% versus the 99%, particularly focused on the financial industry following the Great Recession of 2008. Also see our articles on New York City, Protests, or the Tea Party.
DC Author Benny Tai Standing Trial in Hong Kong Next Monday
Benny Tai was among the trio who originally proposed what became known as the “Umbrella Movement” in 2013 under the Occupy Central banner.
My interview with Harriet Fraad: Occupy, Depression and Capitalism
I sat down in person with Dr. Harriet Fraad on Tuesday to discuss the pathologizing of conditions like depression that author and journalist Johann Hari recently illustrated in his new book ‘Lost Connections’
There is an alternative to the West’s ruling political consensus
Politicians need your help; they need to hear the voice and clear message of the people. They must be directed to completely different politics and to a developed democracy that dares to remake and make right.
Liberation or Protectionism
The western growth machine creates communities with millions of “non-people”, unemployed youth or senior citizens who lack social significance. At the same time, a clique of financially well-off’s just grows stronger.
VIDEO: When Online Social Movements Translate to Offline Results
Social media has played a key role in organizing and getting protesters into the streets in the U.S.
A Sampling of Digital Activism Sparked by the Trump Presidency
Digital activism builds on the infrastructure created by Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street
FLASHBACK: Staten Island’s Hurricane Sandy Fallout
The day of Hurricane Sandy I was volunteering with Occupy Sandy and the Hartsdale Fire Department in Staten Island. We came to help out those who were affected by one of the worse storms on record.
PHOTOS: Occupy Farms Standing with Standing Rock
With it’s roots firmly grounded in activism, sustainability, agriculture, building networks, spirituality, philosophy and radical pacifism, Arc 38 strives to embody a living experiment in community building
Occupy Wall Street 5 Year Anniversary at Zuccotti Park
This a collection of photos from the five year anniversary. It was less a protest then a reunion of Occupy Wall Street members all of whom have been fighting on a number of issues since 2011