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How To Co-Opt Those Cops On Wall Street

The young (and not-so-young) protesters who came to Occupy Wall Street — and have stayed despite mass arrests — deserve thanks from the “99 percent” of Americans they claim to represent. Without articulating a clear set of demands, they have nevertheless voiced the frustration felt by millions of ordinary people who have lost homes, jobs, […]

October 4, 2011

Wisconsin Movement Tested By Failure To Retake State Senate

The progressive movement that emerged with force across Wisconsin when Republican Gov. Scott Walker proposed a bill (now law) in February that severely curtails collective bargaining rights faced a setback on Tuesday when, despite successfully recalling two Republican state senators, Democrats failed to pick up a third seat and thus take control of the chamber. […]

August 10, 2011