With Mitt Romney as its de facto go-to candidate, the roster of Restore Our Future, Romney's designated Super PAC slush fund, reads like a laundry list of New York City's wealthiest denizens. And, according to the Center for Responsive Politics and contrary to popular belief, Sup ... More >>
Heavy Hitters weigh in on Occupy Wall Street.There were moments of last night's "Occupy Everywhere" symposium that felt like a debutante ball introducing Occupy Wall Street to polite liberal society.
To be sure, several dozen occupiers with their sleeping bags on their backs traipsed up from ... More >>
Russell Brand at Occupy Wall StreetLast night, as a driving rain fell on Lower Manhattan and the General Assembly of Occupy Wall Street debated whether to authorize a statement condemning the Democratic Party as a bought-and-paid for agent of corrupt Wall Street interests, Russell Brand visit ... More >>
Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek will speak at the Occupy Wall Street protests today at noon. Last night, the Occupy Wall Street twitter account said, "Supposedly Zizek is coming to speak tomorrow at liberty plaza. Only a rumor though." Shock Doctrine author Naomi Klein replied to their tweet wi ... More >>
Naomi Klein, the Canadian journalist famous for her anti-corporatist books No Logo and The Shock Doctrine, spoke to the protesters at Occupy Wall Street yesterday evening, telling them their movement can follow through on the promises of the global trade protests she participated in a decade ago.
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