Occupy Wall Street

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Student debt striker Jessica King holds fake money that reads: "how far to free?" (Photo: Ange Tran/Courtesy of Debt Collective)
When thousands of student "aid" administrators, who were gathered in New Orleans for an industry conference, threw themselves a parade on Monday, they were confronted with something they likely were not expecting: a counter-spectacle of anti-debt campaigners demanding "free higher education for all." The National Association of Student Financial...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
London Police show images of Occupy London alongside pictures of the Irish Republican Army and the 2005 London bombing. (Photo: crusader//ky/cc/flickr)
Once again demonstrating how Western governments and law enforcement are...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Anti-austerity protests boiled over near the new headquarters of the European...

Further

Occupy activist Cecily McMillan has been released from Rikers Island after serving 58 days of her three-month sentence. Describing a dehumanizing world "where words like freedom and rights don’t even exist," she read a statement on behalf of other female inmates calling for better access to health care, drug treatment and education "in the interests of returning the facility to its mission and restoring dignity to its inmates. "I am inspired by the resilient community I have encountered in a...