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Occupy Wall Street

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  • McManus: Obama in the Occupy Wall Street camp

    McManus: Obama in the Occupy Wall Street camp
    If you're one of the thousands of demonstrators sleeping in parks, carrying signs and banging on drums to protest Wall Street's hammerlock on American politics, President Obama wants you to know he feels your pain. "I understand the frustrations that are...
  • Occupational hazard: Where's the toilet?

    Occupational hazard: Where's the toilet?
    Occupations such as those underway in cities across the country pose staggering logistical problems. Large numbers of people must be fed and kept reasonably warm and dry. Trash has to be removed; medical care and rudimentary security provided. But for the...
  • Goldberg: Courting Joe the Puppeteer

    Goldberg: Courting Joe the Puppeteer
    Earlier this month, the left-wing magazine the Nation highlighted Joe Therrien as a symbol of the Occupy Wall Street movement. A New York City public school drama teacher, Therrien was frustrated with the shortcomings of the school system. So he quit...
  • Three inconvenient truths for Occupy Wall Street

    Three inconvenient truths for Occupy Wall Street
    Occupy Wall Street supporters are claiming credit for at least one political accomplishment: elevating the issue of income inequality to the top of the national conversation. The Occupiers are right about American incomes: They've definitely grown more...
  • McManus: Obama sides with the 99%

    McManus: Obama sides with the 99%
    Conservatives were quick to accuse President Obama of embracing class warfare in his speech last week in Osawatomie, Kan. And liberal Democrats were thrilled to see a hint of the populist president they had hoped they were voting for in 2008. The...
  • Tablets: Downloadable classic books are in abundance

    Tablets: Downloadable classic books are in abundance
    Let's say you're getting, or giving, a new tablet or an e-reader (iPad, Kobo, Nook or Kindle Fire) for the holidays. Here's an idea for what to do with it: Load it first with free books. Thanks to Project Gutenberg, as well as the cultural gift known as...
  • Santa Barbara is known for luxury, but it can be done cheaply with some advance planning

    Santa Barbara is known for luxury, but it can be done cheaply with some advance planning
    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — If you believe the glossy travel magazines, Santa Barbara drips money, and any visitor had better be ready to have their wallet leak all over the place, too. Touted as "the American Riviera," it's up there with Palm Beach,...
  • Dress the part this Halloween

    Dress the part this Halloween
    Millions of us will gather in just a few days to observe a ritual that some have been anticipating all year. We'll spend our savings, experience a sugar rush and garb ourselves in garments inspired by our favorite characters. We'll dress up like Angry...
  • The dying of the Limelight

    The dying of the Limelight
    Billy Corben. Photo by Beth Black As a documentary filmmaker who has interviewed drug dealers, hit men, international pop stars, college athletes, big-city politicians and at least one person who murdered and dismembered his roommate, Billy Corben...
  • This week's Best Bets: Ted Leo, Guns N' Roses, David Sedaris

    This week's Best Bets: Ted Leo, Guns N' Roses, David Sedaris
    "Space Kids" at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood FRIDAY 28: ARTIST UNKNOWN/THE FREE WORLD  Giving you yet another reason to love or hate social-networking sites, Artist Unknown/The Free World is a showcase of anonymous amateur photographs. The...
  • The rise of the bond barons

    Reporting from New York and Los Angeles — When the U.S. government needed expert help in evaluating the bonds that caused the 2008 financial crisis, there were only two men it could turn to. Larry Fink, the founder of investment giant BlackRock...