What happened to the Occupy movement?

Black and white stylized protester clapping his hands in solidarity. On his back "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" has been painted.

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Occupy Wall Street was at the pinnacle of its power in October 2011, when thousands of people converged at Zuccotti Park and successfully foiled the plans of billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg to sweep away the occupation on grounds of public health. From that vantage point, the Occupy movement appears to have tumbled …

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Wisconsin’s recall election: an ominous crucible of US politics

Wisconsin Protester holding sign, "I voted for Walker and I'm sorry!"

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The right threw resources into Scott Walker’s anti-union fight, while the Democratic party stood by. That’s a recipe for defeat Forget the old saw, “All politics is local.” There is a kettle’s worth of tea leaves to read in Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s triumph over Democratic challenger Tom Barrett. The acrimonious 5 …

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Cleveland Occupy arrests are the latest in FBI’s pattern of manipulation

"Mug shot of Connor Stevens from the Cleveland Five"

ALTERNET The FBI says the five arrested before May Day are terrorists, but friends in Cleveland say they were goaded on by informant Like real-life Avengers, the FBI and 23 separate police agencies joined forces and pounced on a band of villains hell-bent on sowing chaos in a sleepy Midwest suburb earlier this month. The …

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