March 13, 2013
Since the Canadian activist group, Adbusters, called for everyone to Occupy Wall Street on September 17, 2011, millions of people worldwide have joined the movement. Pushing primarily for greater wealth equality in the US and less corporate influence over the government, the Occupy movement is one that aims to lessen the gap between the 99% […]
February 3, 2013
Who’s in the 99%? Those who earn less than $355,000 a year, according to IRS tax returns from 2009, which provide some information on the top 5%, top 1%, and top 0.1%. The U.S. Census provides 2010 household income data up to $250,000, which represents the lower 98%. Above $250,000 is the top 2%, and […]
November 14, 2012
A movement has taken off in the United States featuring protests across the nation against big banks and government bailouts. The Occupy Wall Street movement has included demonstrations, urban camping and peaceful protests all across the US with a total of 70 cities and 600 communities participating. Source
November 5, 2012
Who are the occupiers and what are they thinking? How are they funded?