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The Day We Tried to Shut Down the Stock Exchange

Two days after Occupy Wall Street was evicted from its two month encampment in the financial district, the movement struck back. We met at sunrise across the street from the metal barricades now surrounding what was our home. Our plan had been in place for weeks but the eviction added an edge to the day.

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Dissent

Reflecting on OWS from inside the Mayday protests in London yesterday.

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Travel During Political Upheaval

Political upheaval can cut away all the fat and get at the soul of a foreign place.

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Occupy is Dead; Long Live Occupy!

For a few weeks last fall if you visited the occupation in the financial district you could taste it in the air; the world was about to turn over. Occupy Wall Street stuck a chord of discontent so profound that thousands gladly went to jail, yet so simple everyone understood. It was a visceral outrage

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