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May Day Live: Photos All Day

May Day Live: Photos All Day
Tue, 5/1/2012

Throughout May Day we will be posting images of May Day festivities and actions in New York City as soon as they come in.

Did you take an awesome photo?  Send it to us and we'll include it in our gallery on May 2nd. Please make your photos 72 dpi and include your name and pertinent caption information to photo@occupy.com.

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One of the slogans of the Occupy movement was "capitalism isn't working." Now, in an epic, groundbreaking new book, French economist Thomas Piketty explains why the movement was right.

As credit card companies try and spur consumer spending in the United States with introductory perks and cash rewards, they have raised interest rates on other customers to a remarkable 21 percent.

Inmates will refuse work, calling for education, rehabilitation and an end to overcrowding, life sentences without parole – and “the free labor system.”

Oil spills are the reality of transporting oil – and in the Pacific Northwest, where workers from the fishing to tourism industries depend on oil-free waterways, the threat is all the more grave.

The rage and nihilism that come from the frustrations of American life are expressed through violence.

Revolts are shaking the world, bursting in the most unexpected places, but they rarely take power. Is the big explosion still coming?

Posted 5 days 19 hours ago

The Vermont Senate passed a bill to require labeling on all GMO foods sold in the state – signaling a wave of nationwide victories against the Gene Giants may be underway.

Posted 5 days 19 hours ago

Life in tent encampments, vehicles, motels, and storage units - REAL CHANGE focuses on four men who sell Real Change News, a street newspaper in Seattle. Follow ROBERT, GEORGE, DANIEL, and BUDDY as they navigate the less visible side of homelessness in America. Despite their struggles, they persevere. Each sells newspapers to get by.

Posted 6 days 19 hours ago

From climate change to Crimea, the natural gas industry is supreme at exploiting crisis for private gain.

Posted 5 days 19 hours ago

A new Cold War has arisen between Russia and the U.S. over the future of Ukraine.

Posted 2 days 19 hours ago

Good criminals don’t leave calling cards at the crime scene: they cover their tracks. A bit like California Senator Dianne Feinstein, her real estate tycoon husband Richard Blum, and the corrupt management of the U.S. Postal Service.

To millions of Egyptians, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is a hero who saved Egypt from the Muslim Brotherhood and is now battling a war on terror. Could he be the country's next president?

5 More Years of Warrantless Wiretapping from the U.S. Government

Welcome to 2013: Congress has pushed through a reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, extending the NSA's warrantless wiretapping program for another five years.

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