Tag: Occupy Wall Street

Astra Taylor and Hannah Appel: Education With a Debt Sentence

September 2014

For-profit colleges have become American Dream crushers and factories of debt.

Cecily McMillan: Playing With Fire

September 2014

Nika Knight interviews the Occupy activist about her time in Rikers, the roots of her politics, and her upcoming trial.

Rebecca Solnit: Joy Arises, Rules Fall Apart

September 2013

Thoughts for the second anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.

Haniya Rae: Visualize Your Dissent

August 2013

The Pratt Manhattan Gallery showcases design that’s meant to disrupt.

Robert Reich: Why the Anger?

August 2013

How today's income inequality renders Americans more polarized than ever before.

Kirsten O’Regan: Agora-phobia

June 2013

Creative resistance, via public art, in an age of pessimism and a city of commerce.

Nafeesa Syeed: Setting Down Roots in Istanbul’s Gezi Park

June 2013

Protestors in Istanbul are settling in to Gezi park, where the demonstrations across Turkey began.

Rebecca Solnit: Too Soon to Tell

May 2013

The case for hope, continued.

Mikey Angelo Rumore: Culture and Disquiet in Lisbon

December 2012

Anti-austerity protests in Portugal highlight a complex culture, at once nativist and transnational.

Rebel Cities

October 2012

Occupy Wall Street staged a rebellion against corporate corruption and economic inequality in Manhattan’s parks and streets, but the battle for the city began with nineteenth century electrification of Broadway.

Rebecca Solnit: Occupy Your Victories

September 2012

It's the first anniversary of the Occupy movement, and there is much to look forward to.

Street Art and the New Bohemian: A conversation with Eric Drooker and Molly Crabapple

July 2012

The two visual artists on the gravitas needed to make protest art, the rhetoric and representations of the Occupy movement, and how to seduce an audience by grabbing them by the eyeballs.

Andy Kroll: Getting Rolled in Wisconsin

June 2012

Despite a recent loss at the ballot box, the fight is far from over for unions in Wisconsin.

Matthew Wolfe: Twelve Ways of Looking at a Protest

May 2012

Tales from May Day's demonstrations.

Beholden

May 2012

Rebecca Solnit and David Graeber on anarchism as a problem-solving tool, the return of debtors' prisons, and why communism is ingrained in capitalism

Joshua Dratel: The Evaporation of American Political Dissent

March 2012

Is the anti-Occupy law fundamentally un-American?