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Occupy Wall Street

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  • Race, violence in Ferguson, Mo., cop killing play out on Main Street

    Race, violence in Ferguson, Mo., cop killing play out on Main Street
    As it runs along the eastern edge of the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., Florissant Avenue resembles hundreds and perhaps thousands of commercial strips around the country. Five lanes wide, it is lined with fast-food restaurants, banks, pawnshops and...
  • 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'

    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 schemes toward those corporations...
  • Twitter may resort to legal action to disclose U.S. data requests

    Twitter may resort to legal action to disclose U.S. data requests
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter is hinting that it will file a lawsuit if it is not allowed to release far more detailed information about requests for information about users it receives from the U.S. government. Twitter is "considering legal options" on...
  • Chan Lowe: Do corporations have religious beliefs?

    Chan Lowe: Do corporations have religious beliefs?
    Who can forget Mitt Romney’s fateful campaign line, “Corporations are people too, my friend?” It was just the kind of rhetorical faux pas that reinforced the developing narrative of Romney as a soulless plutocrat.   Back at the...
  • 'Payday' makers juggle video game sequels, film, Web series

    'Payday' makers juggle video game sequels, film, Web series
    The people behind the "Payday" video game franchise have a lot going on. They're making a movie based on "Payday: The Heist," the 2011 cult hit video game, for 2014. The game's sequel is coming out in August, and they're now working on the third...
  • Warren and Cruz: principled or polarizing?

    Who is the face of American liberalism? Who is the face of American conservatism? In Washington politics and on social media these days, the king and queen of "base" politics are two freshman U.S senators — Texas' Ted Cruz for conservatives and...
  • Reddit Meetup: Can users turn online connections into real ones?

    Reddit Meetup: Can users turn online connections into real ones?
    What do President Obama, Morgan Freeman, NSA document-leaker Edward Snowden and some guy who goes by the name “probably hitting on you” have in common? They all know what time "the narwhal bacons." Specifically, they know "the narwhal...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into alleged war crime

    'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into alleged war crime
    “Willie Pete,” Episode 13 of HBO’s “The Newsroom,” refers to military jargon for white phosphorous, a substance that obscures troop positions and inflicts horrific burns. Nasty as WP is, a special ops team allegedly used...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'Willie Pete'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'Willie Pete'
    "How many different kinds of disgusting do you have to be to boo a man who volunteered to fight and die for you?" -- Will McAvoy "Willie Pete," the third episode of "The Newsroom's" second season, opened with a Will McAvoy rave-out during a comment...