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In the early morning hours Monday, Occupy Wall Street activists marked the first anniversary of the movement by protesting in the financial district. Hundreds gathered on Water Street and hundreds more in Zuccotti Park, the birth place of the movement, before marching through...
Wall Street Occupation, was a video of the 8Th day of the occupation of Wall Street, in New York City, which took place on Sept 25, 2011. 99% of the people are going to take back our Media, Military, Courts, and our Government, which have been taken over by the wealthy 1%...
The Occupy Wall Street protest continues.The Occupiers are digging in for the long haul and showing the kind of civic action leadership Americans need to see. The protesters are gaining support.  Here's one example from environmentalists who are pointing out the relationship...
#ANONYMOUS has issued a warning that governments are ordering Youtube to censor protest videos to stop populist rage from spreading.Statement belowhttp://anoncentral.tumblr.com/post/11697760542/urgent-government..."‎Forget copyright infringement, YouTube is now complying with...
The Democracy Now! team rushed down to Zuccotti Park in the middle of the night to report on the police crackdown on Occupy Wall Street. We were there until the early hours of the morning, witnessing the arrests in the streets in Lower Manhattan and the dismantling of the...
Peter Joseph, founder of the Zeitgeist Movement, addresses Occupy Wall St, offering thoughts on the Media, Violence & Solutions going forward. Please share. The Revolution is Now. 
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, Occupy Love, explores the growing realization that the dominant systems of power are failing to...
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 few radical activists who knew each other from Occupy Wall Street, accomplished very significant...
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 level of the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, and local police. The crackdown, which...
BBC News reports that Argentina has accused the US of trying to smuggle weapons and satellite phones into the country after cargo on a US military plane was seized last week. Based on the assumption that Argentina’s claims are accurate this issue displays yet another...
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 Occupy movement. It goes like this. Physically eradicate the insurgents’ logistical base of...
Scott Noble is the director of several acclaimed and politically charged documentaries, including Psywar, Human Resources and Lifting the Veil. His documentary on Occupy Wall Street, Rise Like Lions, took the #1 spot on Films for Action’s Top Ten Occupy films. His latest...
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 started, and said that there would never be a non-violent civil disobedience movement throughout the US...
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 employees. Last year, Walker's attacks on labor rights sparked massive protests that saw hundreds of...
Who could have envisioned Occupy Wall Street and its sudden wildflower-like profusion in cities large and small?John Carpenter could have, and did. Almost a quarter of a century ago (1988), the master of date-night terror (Halloween, The Thing), wrote and directed They Live...
A look into the "HOW" of the Occupy Wall Street movement: The consensus process.The community of occupiers at Liberty Plaza have sparked the process of building a movement that now transcends any one physical landmark. The tools to keep the movement alive belong to all of us...
The history of activism is a cat-and-mouse game of surprising tactical innovations that spark an insurrectionary situation and the counterstrategies developed to put down the revolt. In 1848, the invention of the barricade toppled the King of France and sparked a Europe-wide...
Obviously, there’s a wide range of opinions (and variations on each of those opinions) when it comes to anything related to Israel and Palestine (in particular, Hamas) but to cultivate a truly nuanced perspective requires a lot more evidence and context than we’ll ever get...
An introductory tutorial for aspiring citizen journalists to consider before next entering the field. You are needed more than ever, to bring the people direct truth, taking out the middle man in the archaic mainstream media. Each camera is a new set of eyes we all share in...
Critics of the growing Occupy Wall Street movement complain that the protesters don’t have a policy agenda and, therefore, don’t stand for anything. They're wrong. The key isn’t what protesters are for but rather what they’re against -- the gaping inequality that has poisoned...
I have yet to see my nearest large occupation, Boston, or the precursor of all U.S. occupations, Wall Street. Instead, I have been on the road for the past six weeks in Thesselonika and Athens Greece; Istanbul and Diyarbikar Turkey; Lexington, Kentucky; London, England...
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 events in uniform? Maybe it’s because police officers — or at least their police chiefs — are inclined...
There are two ways to be wrong about the Internet. One is to embrace cyber-utopianism and treat the Internet as inherently democratizing. Just leave it alone, the argument goes, and the Internet will destroy dictatorships, undermine religious fundamentalism, and make up for...
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 uncompromising look at the challenges facing today’s youth and young adults as they attempt to...
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 protests across North America and Europe. This essay explores the nature of this new social actor, which...
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, banks, and businesses, now we must truly embrace the slogan ‘occupy everywhere.’ OCCUPY...
A radical situation is a collective awakening. . . . In such situations people become much more open to new perspectives, readier to question previous assumptions, quicker to see through the usual cons. . . . People learn more about society in a week than in years of...
Occupy Wall Street's Birthday Celebration is a two hour documentary of one year of Occupy Occupy Wall Street events, that took place in New York City, from September 17, 2011 to September 17, 2012, The video covers the anniversary weekend that went on throughout the city.
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 does that mean? Most likely, it means one of a handful of telecommunications providers is...
Occupied Cascadia is a documentary film both journalistic and expressionistic.  Exploring the emerging understanding of bioregionalism within the lands and waters of the Northeast Pacific Rim, the filmmakers interweave intimate landscape portraits with human voices both...
Occupied Cascadia is a documentary film both journalistic and expressionistic. Exploring the emerging understanding of bioregionalism within the lands and waters of the Northeast Pacific Rim, the filmmakers interweave intimate landscape portraits with human voices both...
English subtitles - subtítulos español - soutitrage francais -    My tribe. My tribe was born from the Occupy autumn, hardened by the Maple Spring and made of hope. My tribe shares its perception of the real in the admitted goal of contributing to a change in our...
What began as the gathering of just a few US Marines has now become a major organized movement to get Marines and military personnell of all branches to Occupy America nationwide. You can thank Marine Sgt. Shamar Thomas for that. His actions last week have inspired service...
If the dynamic of a diverse safe space in which people dismantle oppressions through conflict resolution is at the root of Occupy's transformative potential, then perhaps there's not a distinct formula that can be reproduced, but simply spread - a culture - that people can...
On October seventeenth (O17), a group of about 10 occupiers gathered outside 15 Central Park West, the address of Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s multi-million dollar condo. Occupy Goldman Sachs was born. In the model of sleepful protests, they set up camp across from...
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 turn towards addressing the deep philosophical and strategic questions of how to escalate this...
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. In view of the disastrous social and ecological consequences, this development needs a vigorous...
A documentary that takes an in depth look into the political movement that sprang from the 2008 economic collapse. It gives a balanced analysis of the movement's successes and failures from those who were instrumental in sustaining the protests to voices from within academia...
Via RINF Alternative News In a society where exposing vitals truths is an arrestable offense, where political dissent is no longer tolerated and whistle-blowers are labelled as a threat to national security, RINF Alternative News looks at the recent case of one activist who...
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 of stories about the Occupy movement have focused on the people and police clashes, I found that the...
Peter Joseph of The Zeitgeist Movement speaking at Occupy LA (Occupy Wall ST) Oct 15 2011, offering some excellent perspective on the growing movement. 
For the last two months, Occupy UC Davis has been blockading a campus branch of U.S. Bank. Now, in a victory for Occupy that potentially gives birth to a new movement tactic, U.S. Bank has capitulated and permanently closed the branch. U.S. Bank has been a visible symbol on...
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.” They are driving from Boston, Chicago, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh and other cities to the...
This week marks two years since I joined a ragtag crew of outraged young Americans in the streets of lower Manhattan. We had exhausted the list of available political remedies as we watched our stalemated Congress spiral into deeper indecision. We refused to be silent in...
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 clueless, the mainstream media has failed to inform the public and substantially address the key issues. But...
A taste of the upcoming feature documentary, Occupy Love. This is a community funded film. We are in the LAST WEEK of our crowd funding campaign at http://www.indiegogo.com/Occupy-Love Please check it out! We can't do it without you... \"Love is the felt experience of...
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 Feb. 28, 2012. Among the speakers and performers were Susan Sarandon, and Peter Yarrow, and daughter...
In early October 2011 I went down to New York City to spend a long weekend at Zuccotti park - the campsite for Occupy Wall Street. This is what I saw and some of people I talked to in my 3 days spent at Occupy.
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 the movement’s goals? As much as I would like to be able to answer with an emphatic “yes,” reality is...
Abby Martin remarks on the second anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, highlighting a recent Reuters poll showing that only 15% of Americans are satisfied with the government's effort to prosecute Wall Street bankers, and speaks with former Philadelphia police captain Ray...