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Protesters in Hong Kong on Tuesday ignored calls from the region’s chief executive to abandon pro-democracy demonstrations as numbers grew on the eve of a public holiday.

How do politicians who are unresponsive to the interests of the vast majority of their constituents get elected and, more important, re-elected, while doing the bidding mostly of the wealthiest individuals?

The City Council voted 12 to 3 last Wednesday to impose the higher wage on large hotels, delivering a huge victory to a coalition of organized labor, neighborhood councils and the ACLU.

The U.K. government recently removed 23 passports of citizens attempting to travel to Syria and is increasingly seeking to take action on terror suspects who are already abroad.

School districts nationwide are debating whether to keep their Pentagon-issued arsenals.

KathyJo Torrenga and her husband decided to challenge their foreclosure on their own, learning as much as they could about mortgage securitization and the damages caused by it.

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2014 is on pace to be the Year of Dark Money.

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A publicly-owned bank could help Scotland take control of its own economic destiny by avoiding unnecessary debt to a private banking system that's become a burden to the economy.

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This Acronym TV report from the Flood Wall Street day of action features exclusive footage, analysis and interviews with people at the heart of the movement.

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The campaigners seeking political reform and democratic elections are planning a non-violent occupation of the city's business district where they intend to mobilize 10,000 people in the first phase.

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We know that the rich and big corporations now dominate the political process to an extreme worthy of an oligarchy – and we know that the only counter to organized money is mobilized people.

A broad-based coalition of online freedom organizations, Internet companies and advocacy groups have issued a call to "Reset the Net" on June 5, the anniversary of the Snowden leaks.

Offshoring and increased automation have already cost Americans millions of jobs – and with increasing computing capacity expanding the abilities of machines, we ain’t seen nothing yet.

CEOs earn 874 times more per hour than a sales associate.

The campaign aims to halt public investments in the fossil fuel industry.