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Occupy Wall Street

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Top Occupy Wall Street Articles

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  • Scorsese pays homage to New York Review of Books in '50 Year Argument'

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Film director Martin Scorsese knew making a documentary about a revered literary review would be a challenge, so he approached "The 50 Year Argument" like a piece of music, using interviews and archival footage to convey the emotion....
  • Be smart about finances in college

    Be smart about finances in college
    When I left home for college, I clearly remember being petrified of using my credit card. I'd always paid for everything with either cash or a debit card, and the prospect of buying something with credit just didn't make sense to me. But my parents...
  • Climate protesters risk arrest during Wall Street sit-in

    Climate protesters risk arrest during Wall Street sit-in
    Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's financial district on Monday to call attention to what organizers say is capitalism's contribution to climate change, snarling traffic and risking arrest as they sought to block Wall Street. The...
  • About 100 climate protesters arrested in march on Wall Street

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 100 protesters were arrested on Monday in New York City during a demonstration that at one point blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. The...
  • Cerca de 100 manifestantes fueron detenidos en marcha contra el cambio climático

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - Cerca de 100 manifestantes fueron arrestados el lunes en la Ciudad de Nueva York durante una marcha que en un momento bloqueó las calles cercanas a la Bolsa de Valores para denunciar lo que sus organizadores dicen es la contribución...
  • Cerca de 100 manifestantes fueron detenidos en marcha contra el cambio climático

    Cerca de 100 manifestantes fueron detenidos en marcha contra el cambio climático
    Cerca de 100 manifestantes fueron arrestados el lunes en la Ciudad de Nueva York durante una marcha que en un momento bloqueó las calles cercanas a la Bolsa de Valores para denunciar lo que sus organizadores dicen es la contribución de Wall Street al...
  • Group claims it has erased some students' debts

    Group claims it has erased some students' debts
    An affiliate of Occupy Wall Street claims to have eliminated $3,856,866.11 worth of student loans in a program dedicated to buying debt. The Rolling Jubilee, a project of Occupy offshoot Strike Debt, used about $107,000 of donated money to buy the loans...
  • 'Pay 2 Play' takes aim at big money's effect in politics

    'Pay 2 Play' takes aim at big money's effect in politics
    Citing the Citizens United case, the Hobby Lobby case, the Koch brothers, Occupy Wall Street, "stand your ground" and other trending topics of recent civil discourse, the documentary "Pay 2 Play" lays out a compelling case against corporate personhood and...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Yes Men Are Revolting'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The further adventures of Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno -- not that those are necessarily their real names -- are chronicled in "The Yes Men Are Revolting." The prankster activists here turn their imaginative shaming...
  • Islamic State's Twitter silence raises questions

    SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Islamic State's Twitter users, which have trumpeted the group's violent acts and world view on the social media service, have gone abruptly quiet in past days. Several accounts affiliated with the militant group...
  • Chris Weitz talks about his YA novel, 'The Young World'

    Chris Weitz talks about his YA novel, 'The Young World'
    "I write lying down — much like Marcel Proust. The only thing I have in common with him," Chris Weitz says, laughing. Known as a director and screenwriter, Weitz has just published his first novel, "The Young World" (Little Brown: 384 pp, $19),...