September 22, 2018

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With the wins of Democratic Socialist, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and other progressive candidates, we are seeing the themes of Occupy Wall Street once again, as campaign slogans that are galvanizing voters and shaping public sentiment. What’s different, however, is that these ideas are not theoretical — they are laser-focused and politically-achievable: Medicare for all, tuition-free public college, a federal jobs guarantee and restoring Glass-Steagall. In this era of post-Citizens United, wh...

May 23, 2012

Occupy Wall Street's “freedom fairy” will fly again after cops attempted to clip her wings in Zuccotti Park.

Parade personality Marni Halasa was slapped with a ticket for “impeding pedestrian traffic” with her flowing pink silk chiffon costume during a protest at the lower Manhattan plaza in March.

She appeared in court Wednesday, where a judge said the summons was “insufficient” and dismissed the charges without ruffling a feather.

“It’s absolutely ridiculous that I was impeding pedestrian traffic...

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