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Fables of the Occupation

It's been one year since thousands of outraged protesters swarmed Zuccotti Park to demand vast socio-economic changes, but the movement's aftertremors continue to be felt.
One year later, the movement continues
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 14, 2012

Review: God Bless America

The latest dark comedy from Bobcat Goldthwait tackles both vapid celebrity culture ( i.e. , Paris Hilton, the Kardashians, and American Idol ) and the indignity of being an office drone.
Bobcat Goldthwait tackles vapid celebrity culture
By TOM MEEK  |  May 18, 2012

99% vs. 1% — on the left

A February 29 protest in Augusta against the power of corporate lobbyists exposed the fundamental division on the lefty side of Maine politics.
Occupy Watch
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 09, 2012

In a Newport defeat, lessons for the 99%

The Battle of Queen Anne Square ended in a terrible rout for opponents of a private foundation's plan to renovate a charming, tiny park in downtown Newport.
The Public Square
By BRIAN C. JONES  |  December 30, 2011

You know you need it

There are a lot of things that the 99 percent need.
If you’re reading this, you’re the 99 percent. Here’s what people should get you — and what you should get all your friends.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  December 09, 2011

Obama responds to the 99 percent

In announcements that could be interpreted as gifts to the Occupy movement, President Barack Obama recently introduced three measures to help struggling students, veterans, and homeowners.
Band-aids or benefits?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 11, 2011