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  • Reclaiming Ag in Oakland

    On April 22, hundreds marched from an Earth Day rally in Berkeley, California, to help establish a community farm occupation on an empty tract of land in the East Bay. Occupy the Farm is spreading sustainable agriculture to lands otherwise destined for development.

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  • We Are All Leaving Goldman Sachs

    We are never going to understand the 1% unless we recognize that its members are for the most part no less morally conscientious than you or me.

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  • The Importance of Being Sassy

    Long before Abbie Hoffman dropped dollar bills into the New York Stock Exchange, humor has been used as a potent political weapon, exposing the absurdities and inequities of a consumerist society.

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  • Occupy Big Food

    A crucial part of the success of Occupy will also depend on getting Americans to understand corporate control of our food supply and the way in which, over the past sixty years, industrial food has come to dominate our food choices.

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  • Bank of America Hoax Confuses Executives, the Media

    The spoof website,, is an open call to American taxpayers to begin considering what they will do after a bailout, when they'll have a chance to become Bank of America's majority owners.

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  • Breaking: BP Covered Up Blow-out Two Years Prior to Deepwater Horizon Disaster

    Two years before the Deepwater Horizon blow-out in the Gulf of Mexico, another BP off-shore rig suffered a nearly identical blow-out, but BP concealed the first one from the U.S. regulators and Congress. April 20 marks the second anniversary of the Gulf oil disaster.

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  • Changing the Climate in Our Schools

    Tennessee just became the fourth state -- following Louisiana, Texas, and South Dakota - to pass a law that requires global warming to be taught as one of a number of "scientific controversies."

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  • Interview: The Editor of Adbusters Shares New Thoughts on the Movement

    Kalle Lasn, founder and editor of Adbusters magazine, is largely credited for conceptualizing and starting the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City. "I don't think anything can stop these young people," he said.

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  • Making Our Arrests Count

    We don’t always choose when we are arrested, and we don’t always have control over how it is depicted in the press, but we do have some power over what kinds of battles we choose to wage and how we choose to wage them.

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  • Revisiting Heilbroner

    Economists in the 1930s and early '40s already offered foreboding predictions for American capitalism. A half century after the publication of "The Worldly Philosophers," Robert Heilbroner's book bears revisiting for the eerie relevance it holds today.

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