Thursday, February 23, 2012

Occupy movement

  • In early November, Nathan Kleinman, an Occupy protester in Philadelphia, received an email from someone named Michael Pollok who said he was part of a group of protesters affiliated with the Occupy movement.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Right now, the CFPB is finalizing this changing of the guard, but Occupy Wall Street's Alternative Banking Group — an offshoot of the movement in New York — believes that CFPB could be missing a chance to institute broader reforms.
  • (Washington Post)
  • A tale of two Occupations? Amid talk that the Occupy Wall Street movement is waning some in the group are planning a national convention in Philadelphia over the July 4th weekend.
  • (FOX News)
  • As Occupy Wall Street regroups for upcoming spring demonstrations, the movement has re-entered the headlines, but not for the marches and arrests seen last fall. Then, just this week, John Paul Thornton of Decatur, Ala.
  • (Time)
  • RALEIGH – The clusters of tents that dotted North Carolina cities in the fall and winter of the Occupy movement have largely disappeared, but the activists who pitched them are planning a statewide gathering to show their staying power.
  • (Rocky Mount Telegram)
  • A Chinese student is hoping to become a heroine for women around the world by launching an occupy movement of her own -- in the mens toilets.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Its clear to anyone who watched the State of the Union address last January that President Obama has begun to echo the Occupy Wall Street movement by voicing an increasingly populist agenda and taking on the inequality gap as a major theme.
  • (Nation)
  • Mr. Anderson writes: It was, after all, the upper tier New Class, the private-public finance consortium, that created the student loan business and inflated the bubble in which these lower tier would-be professionals borrowed the money.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • A breakaway group from the Occupy Wall Street movement is organizing a national assembly in Philadelphia around the Fourth of July to draft a petition for redress of grievances. The assembly would not be an Occupy-style event, Michael S.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)

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