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The Top 10 Films that Explain Why the Occupy Movement Exists
One of the most entertaining yet unsurprising aspects of Occupy Wall St has been the response from traditional media. Whether intentionally playing dumb or genuinely...
10 Arrests in 87 Minutes: How the NYPD Actively Suppressed The Occupy Movement
On the eve of the second anniversary of the Occupy movement, two video activists, have released a 10 minute short film providing perhaps the most detailed civilian account to...
10 Ways to Support the Occupy Movement
There are many things you can do to be part of this growing movement—and only some of them involve sleeping outside.
Keep Going and Do Not Stop (A Communiqué in Solidarity with the Occupy Movement from Cairo)
To all those in the United States currently occupying parks, squares and other spaces, your comrades in Cairo are watching you in solidarity. Having received so much advice...
Response to Kansan editorial disparaging Occupy movement
My response to this editorial, not published by the University Daily Kansan:   "For someone who emphasizes the importance of education, Billy McCroy seriously needs to do...
Liberal Groups Aim to Take Back the Occupy Movement
Occupiers from occupations all over the United States are headed to Washington, DC, for three days of action that are being organized under the banner, “Take Back the Capitol.”...
Occupy Tactics: Violence and Legitimacy in the Occupy Movement and Beyond
A debate between Chris Hedges and the CrimethInc. Ex-Workers Collective on Tactics & Strategy, Reform & Revolution. Most notably the debate was about the usefulness of the...
Wall Street: The Occupy Movement (2013)
A new generation of activists has arisen in the slipstream of a new economic and financial crisis. For three years, the Ghent-based social-artistic organization Victoria Deluxe...
NEW AWARENESS: On Occupy Movement and Internet-Activism
The economic globalization is increasingly being determined by the private economic sector, which has a dogma of deregulation and “liberalization” of the markets as a result...
The Future of #OCCUPY: What's next for the movement?
The initial phase of the #OCCUPY movement was marked by several weeks of viral growth that peaked on October 15 with a global day of action. In the next phase, there will be a...
Revealed: How the FBI Coordinated the Crackdown on Occupy
It was more sophisticated than we had imagined: new documents show that the violent crackdown on Occupy last fall – so mystifying at the time – was not just coordinated at the...
Does OWS Have a Future?
Tuesday marks the four-month anniversary of the Occupy movement. Perhaps it’s time to ask the question: Is it working? In four months, has progress been made toward realizing...
Violent, Illegal Police Brutality & The Government's Effort To Destroy Occupy Wall Street.
Violent,Illegal Police Brutality, The Governments Effort To Destroy Occupy Wall Street. Stop the Suppression of the Occupy Movement, was a Rally in Union Sq, New York City, on...
American Autumn - an Occudoc (2012)
Shot on the front lines and meeting spaces of the Occupy movement in NYC, Boston, and Washington, DC from the earliest days through the end of January 2012, American Autumn: an...
Occupy Austin
After the Occupy Wall Street movement made its way to Austin, I headed over to take photos and document the movement in a more obscure part of the country. While the majority...
Dont Stop Me Now
This video was made in support of the appeal against eviction of the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp in February 2012. It is a short physical theatre piece commenting on...
#ReGENERATION
Host your own screening @ http://tugg.com/regeneration. The latest trailer for the award-winning documentary film that explores the galvanizing forces behind the Occupy...
Occupy Draws Strength From the Powerless
There is a recipe for breaking popular movements. I watched it play out over five years in the war in El Salvador. I now see these familiar patterns in the assault against the...
The Citizen's Oath
The #1 demand of both the Occupy Movement & the Tea Party has been to end the bribing of our public officials to once and for all have a government of the people, for the...
Attention Protesters: That Over-Zealous Agitator Might Be A Cop
Since gathering in groups to use our right to free speech is perfectly legal, why do police infiltrate protest movements with undercover cops? Why not simply police these...
Occupy Buddha: Reflections on Occupy Wall Street
The word “Buddha” means to wake up. More precisely it means to see what is really going on (in other words, “dharma”), and understand that it has always been so. The Occupy...
Occupy The Imagination: Tales of Seduction and Resistance (trailer)
Inspired by the uprisings of the Arab Spring, filmmaker Rodrigo Dorfman embarks on an exploration of his roots in 1970s Chile, where as a child he witnessed the first...
Free The Network (2012)
A documentary about the Occupy Wall Street, hacktivism, and the hackerstrying to build a distributed network for the Occupy movement and beyond. You’re on the Internet. What...
Emerging Forms of Leftism in the Millennial Generation
A poll conducted by the Pew Research Center in late-2011 may have provided a glimpse into our social and political future, if Millennials have anything to say about it.  During...
Facing Global Protest, G8 Retreats
The Group of 8 Summit, a meeting of the governments of the world's eight largest economies, was supposed to convene in Chicago this May. For months, Occupy Chicago...
Realize Your Potential: Occupy is a Consciousness-Expanding Phenomenon
The global Occupy movement is much more than an economic or political movement. Occupy is a consciousness-expanding phenomenon. The same people who mocked us before Occupy...
Is Shut It Down the New Occupy?
As occupying public spaces was to the Occupy movement, “Shutting It Down” is to the new wave of protest around police brutality and systemic racism. “If We Don’t Get It, Shut...
Occupy Squads: How to respond everywhere
The occupy movement continues to grow city-by-city, town by town right across Turtle Island (North America) and right across the planet. People are occupying parks and squares...
Occupy Sandy (2012)
"Occupy Sandy," which debuted at a surprise outdoor screening above a gas station in Lower Manhattan on Nov. 28, documents the Occupy movement's volunteer efforts to assist the...
The 'Climate Swerve' Didn't Just happen
In last week’s Sunday Review, psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton praised the “climate swerve” — a deep and dramatic shift in public opinion on the climate crisis. The shift is, as...
When Will Ordinary People Rise Up?
Public uprisings and mass occupations have become a significant force for change on the world stage since 2011, as evidenced in the Middle East revolutions and Occupy...
Just Do It: A Tale of Modern-Day Outlaws (2012)
For one eventful year, filmmaker Emily James gains unprecedented access to document the work of a group of environmental activists engaged in nonviolent direct-action campaigns...
ReGeneration (2010)
The award-winning documentary film, #ReGENERATION, explores the galvanizing forces behind the Occupy Movement and the state of social activism in our society. The film takes an...
After the Eviction
Last night, in what seems to be part of a coordinated crackdown on occupations across the country, Zuccotti Park was raided. Thousands of us who had subscribed to the text...
6 Ways to Get Ready for the May 1st General Strike
Yesterday, 60,000 marched on Madison to mark the one-year anniversary of the passage of Governor Scott Walker's drastic dismantling of collective bargaining rights for public...
The Return of Occupy London: This Time It's Truly political
Occupy is back in London, UK, with a renewed focus on politics and an ambitious vision: to galvanise a mass movement for real democracy and establish a huge People's Assembly...
Ursula K. Le Guin on the Future of the Left
When you’re given the opportunity to publish Ursula K. Le Guin, you leap at it—even if you’re ​ostensibly a fiction magazine and what lands on your desk is one of Le Guin’s...
Cooperating to Replace Capitalism
SolidarityNYC is a New York City-based group which works to create links between social movements and the "solidarity economy." The latter consists of cooperatives, small...
Book Review: ‘When Google Met WikiLeaks’ by Julian Assange
Book Review: ‘When Google Met WikiLeaks’ by Julian Assange ‘When Google Met WikiLeaks’ is a collection of reflections, essays, and information about the complex relationships...
This Stops Today: Justice for Eric Garner Aug 9th
Join friends, family & neighbors of Eric Garner as they gather with members of Staten Island’s Street Organizing Coalition to hold a weekly community gathering at the site of...
A Brand New Politics: Russell Brand Interview with Mehdi Hasan
Following on from his explosive interview on BBC Newsnight, Russell Brand sat down for an evening with Mehdi Hasan to discuss his opinions on the world order, politics, drugs...
The State, Occupy and Disaster: What Radical Movement Builders Can Learn From The Case Of Occupy Sandy
Nearly two years ago a group named Occupy Sandy organized an unprecedented response to the unprecedented disaster that was Hurricane Sandy. Occupy Sandy, which was sparked by a...
Freedom (2013)
Freedom is a film about a deep quest for total freedom. The quest takes 12 steps and they are based on the 12 signs of the zodiac, although you don't necessarily see that...
Against Conspiracy Theories - Why Our Activism Must Be Based in Reality
A talk given at Occupy Wellington, New Zealand, to counter the prevalence of conspiracy theories amongst the local wing of the Occupy movement. Kia ora kotou, thanks everyone...
Why Occupy's Plan To Cancel Consumer Debts Is Brilliant
A new initiative is re-energising the Occupy movement. Called the Rolling Jubilee, it is a plan to use money from donations to buy distressed consumer debt from lenders at a...
The Coming Climate Revolt: Chris Hedges
Chris Hedges made these remarks Saturday at a panel discussion in New York City titled “The Climate Crisis: Which Way Out?” The other panelists were Bill McKibben, Naomi Klein...
Cynicism is Corporate America's Greatest Weapon: It's Time to Disarm It
September’s coming up fast, and we know what that means. Soon Congress will be back in session and we’ll be inundated with fresh evidence that our democracy is broken. That...
Never Forget That Bradley Manning, Not Gay Marriage, Is The Issue
In the week Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, he  ordered bombing attacks on Yemen, killing a reported 63 people, 28 of them children. When Obama recently...
We Got F*cked (2012)
A feature length, not for for profit documentary that looks into the world of banking and fiat currency using scenes from various movies and media sources from across the...
How To Occupy The Noosphere: Ian MacKenzie @ TEDxVictoria 2013
Ian MacKenzie An ardent filmmaker and media activist, Ian MacKenzie is dedicated to capturing and sharing glimpses of emerging human paradigms. MacKenzie's most recent film...