Occupy Wall Street

Cries of 'Injustice' as Occupy Wall Street Organizer Sentenced to Prison

Cries of 'Injustice' as Occupy Wall Street Organizer Sentenced to Prison
Cecily McMillan, the Occupy Wall Street organizer convicted of felony assault of the police officer she says sexually assaulted her, was sentenced Monday to three months in prison, five years of probation and community service.
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OWS Activist Found Guilty of 'Assaulting' Cop Who Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Her

OWS Activist Found Guilty of 'Assaulting' Cop Who Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Her
Cecily McMillan is facing up to seven years in prison after—in what her supporters say is a cruel twist—she was convicted Monday afternoon of "felony assault" of the very police officer she says is her perpetrator.
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Since Recession, Colorado's 1% Took Home ALL Growth in Income

Since Recession, Colorado's 1% Took Home ALL Growth in Income
A report from the Bell Policy Institute shows drastic increases in income inequality in Colorado since The Great Recession. Earners in the top 1 percentile have taken every single penny in income growth, while the bottom 99 have seen their incomes drop 4% in adjusted dollars.
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The Continuing Impact of Occupy Wall Street, Even as It Feels Forgotten

The Continuing Impact of Occupy Wall Street, Even as It Feels Forgotten
While it seems like the Occupy Wall Street movement has been relegated beyond the back page (and into the corners of the internet), its effect is still being felt on Capitol Hill. Austerity was the sad truth about the politics of 2013, but would it have been so much worse without #OccupyWallStreet?
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The 12 Days of a Capitalist Christmas

On the fourth day a food pantry gave me FOUR dollars worth of food. That's about what food stamp recipients get each day through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). To pay for rent and utilities, a family of three gets $400 per month from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), which comes to about FOUR dollars a day per person.
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Occupy Wants To Abolish Your Debt (with David Graeber)

Professor David Grabaer explained why our understanding of debt is flawed, why we keep telling ourselves a false narrative of debt, student loans and Occupy, how the debt crises and the ecological crises are the same thing, how the Rolling Jubilee will work and what is financial disobedience?
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