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Marches around the country last week showed diversity among a new and growing cohort of activists taking climate justice to new levels of resistance.

Riot police withdrew Monday morning after failing to rein in mass crowds – and a wave of civil disobedience led by students – demanding open elections without Beijing's interference.

Fueled by a credit binge in Asia that's pushed global private and public debt to new highs, the “poisonous combination” of spiraling debts and low growth could trigger another crisis.

People who purchase occupied properties will evict current residents starting a cycle of blight and displacement that will cost individuals, owners, the community and the city in the long run.

Born and raised on the North Side of St. Louis, Mo., 24-year-old rapper Prince Ea has a sound unlike most artists coming out of the Midwest.

Americans need to say no now to this new scheme, lest we allow the past mortgage crisis to become a current rent fiasco.

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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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Charles and David Koch, of Koch Industries, have poured some of their combined $72 billion into conservative politicians while the Walton family, owners of Walmart, exercise a subtler but equally corrosive influence on our national politics.

Not only do the FBI and Secret Service have standing authority to jam cellphone signals, but they along with state and local authorities can also push for the shutdown of cell towers.

A TransCanada Keystone XL pipeyard in Polk County, Texas, August 28

Occupy’s biggest challenge, aside from bringing down the corporatocracy, is to convince the Tea Party that they’re also the 99 percent -- that the system is screwing them just as bad as it's screwing us.

"Ag-gag” laws seek to silence people who reveal what goes on behind factory farm closed doors, labeling them "eco-terrorists."

Bank bailouts, tar sands and fracking appear distinctive, yet the forces driving them forward share the same rationale, mindset and tactics.