Tag: occupy

What’s Next for Occupy?

Spring is in the air. Will Occupy reignite?

Posted in Personal Liberty, Jobs and the Economy

Interview: Amanda Palmer Rages Against Wall Street

Music and musicians have been at the heart of the Occupy movement. And while there may not be a single anthem that defines the cause; a notable, and badass artist who has used her voice to stand with the 99% is Amanda Palmer. We got a chance to catch up with her about her thoughts on the power of music and her hopes for what the movement is really occupying in all of us.

Posted in Interviews, Music and Activism, Jobs and the Economy

Occupy Wall Street Comes to Brooklyn

I have been pretty critical of the of the Occupy Wall Street movement. You can find my published thoughts on the topic here and here. Standing outside the library the other night I was baffled as to why there were a bunch of helicopters hovering around my neighborhood. When I went inside and checked the news it was a bit unclear what was going on…

Posted in Personal Liberty, Music and Activism

Interview: Tom Hamilton talks about Occupy Philly

Tom Hamilton, guitarist for Brothers Past and American Babies, has been an active participant in Occupy Philly since the movement started. Here, he talks about why.

Posted in Interviews, Music and Activism, Jobs and the Economy

A Constitutional Amendment to Limit Money in Politics

In the wake of the Occupy Wall Street protests, a Senator has proposed a constitutional amendment that would limit corporate influence in politics. But even this brash move would not keep corporations from being considered “people” in the eyes of the law.

Posted in Politics and Elections

Did Oakland Cops Forget How Civil Disobedience Works?

Violent police crackdowns are only adding fuel to Occupy Wall Street, argues a HeadCount blogger. Why didn’t they realize that in Oakland?

Posted in Personal Liberty

21st Century Protest Songs Have a Digital Home

As Occupy Wall Street grows, the movement’s unofficial soundtrack is coming together on Facebook and SoundCloud