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OWS 2.0

Occupy the future

After barreling straight ahead for more than three months, Occupy is at its first fundamental turning point.
As it evolves, the movement is building on a network laid down in the encampments
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 30, 2011
Dispatch from Occupy Wall Street Three-Month #D17 Anniversary and Not-One-But-Two #OWS Conferences in NYC

Dispatch from Occupy Wall Street Three-Month #D17 Anniversary and Not-One-But-Two #OWS Conferences in NYC


At the noon start time there are hardly more than 100 folks milling around Duarte Square, an obscure triangular slice of real estate on the...
By Chris Faraone  |  December 18, 2011
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Tweet-Fighting Man

Is Twitter driving the ongoing political crisis in Iran?
To what extent did social media shape Iran's so-called Twitter Revolution?
By ADAM REILLY  |  June 26, 2009

Fold or float

How to save the Portland Press Herald
How to save the Portland Press Herald
By JEFF INGLIS  |  April 01, 2009
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Too scared to win?

What people want is someone who knows what he believes, says so, and stands up for it even in the face of criticism.
Barack Obama must fight for his principles, or he’ll give away the keys to the White House
By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 30, 2008