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Federal court ruling a victory for 700 arrested on Brooklyn Bridge

"This is a major victory upholding the fundamental constitutional rights of people to engage in First Amendment-protected activity in New York City."


Occupy Wall Street stages second anniversary march in New York

Occupy Wall Street was back on the streets here yeserday, marking the second anniversary of its birth.


Robin Hood Tax protests coming to NYC on Sept. 17

Robin Hood and his merry men and women are demanding a tax on the 1 percent next week on the second anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.


Occupy Sandy builds on longstanding progressive tradition

This was not the first time that a radical movement decided to provide direct services to individuals who suffered extreme hardship.


Wisconsin: The uprising, the recall, and the fight to come

For the labor movement and its allies, today's recall election of Scott Walker is only part of a groundswell of inspiring actions that began with a historic uprising early in 2011.


Greenpeace occupiers fight Shell’s Arctic drilling

A different type of collective action took place - a coordinated effort by Greenpeace activists to stop oil giant Shell from drilling in the arctic.


100,000 train to "take back the nation" from the 1%

More than 100,000 union members and activists from community groups are in "99% spring training sessions" all over the country this week gearing up, they say, to take back the nation from the 1%.


Occupy for "Fair Trade, not Free Trade"

Talk of a major international protest dominated the discussion at the Occupy Dallas Six-Month Anniversary Celebration.


Demonstrators to focus on mass transit as a civil right

The Occupy Wall Street movement and  Amalgamated Transit Union  jointly declared April 4 a National Day of Action for Jobs and Mass Transit and will demonstrate in 20 cities across the country.


Protesters shut down recruiting center

They protested the killing of 17 civilians by a U.S. soldier earlier in the month and other atrocities against Afghan civilians, and demanded an end to nearly eleven years of war.

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