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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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Borrowers with federal student loans appear to be buckling under the weight of their debt, as more than half of Direct Loans – the most common type of federal student loan – aren't being repaid on time or as expected.

To understand Ferguson one must understand Kinloch – a once vibrant middle-class community in north St. Louis County and the first incorporated black community in the state – which today lies vacant and decayed.

We are in a global battle of the people versus the plutocrats and this battle has a ticking timer called the climate crisis.

As state-of-the-art buildings belonging to some of the world's biggest, richest tech firms contrast with the child poverty and unemployment outside, it may not be long before London's less privileged residents take action.

How four decades of lobbying and legislation gave corporations dominion over our economy—and eroded the American middle class.

With a shift in media underway, there's an opportunity for alternative online news sources to turn youth apathy into engagement and cynicism into a demand for social and political change.

Posted 4 days 23 hours ago

New but little-known Pentagon directives authorize the use of armed drones against American citizens in the homeland in the context of domestic emergencies.

Posted 5 days 16 hours ago

Current conditions in places like Ferguson could trigger a new wave of racial unrest in economically depressed black suburbs, and perhaps later in impoverished inner cities across America.

Posted 6 days 23 hours ago

Thousands of climate activists from across Europe are expected to join local protesters on the German-Polish border for a mass demonstration against a huge coal mining project.

Posted 4 days 23 hours ago

Five months after the police killing of 28-year-old Alejandro Nieto, protesters are returning to the streets Friday to demand justice – from San Francisco to Ferguson, Missouri.

Posted 5 days 16 hours ago

Journalist Lesley Stahl's segment about the adoption of military counterinsurgency techniques by U.S. police forces failed to mention that Stahl sits on the board of the Peterson Foundation, which heavily favors U.S. police militarization.

The Senate Report on CIA Interrogations You May Never See

The Senate intelligence committee is set to vote on the results of its investigation into detention and interrogation at the CIA.

Without a clear and effective upsurge of grassroots opposition, Americans can expect to remain citizens of a war-driven country for the rest of their lives.

One measure of accountability for the U.S. covert drone wars is acknowledging civilian casualties and compensating families for their losses, but recent history in Iraq and Afghanistan shows that isn’t always simple.

Press and Elected Officials Sue Wall Street, the NYPD

Lawyers on behalf of five elected officials and half a dozen members of the press filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging the City of New York, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the New York Police Department, Brookfield Properties and JPMorgan Chase are in violation of numerous civil rights, including the First Amendment right to free speech and assembly.

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