Trading on Wall Street stopped for more than three and a half hours Wednesday after a computer glitch caused a major outage -- but artist and writer Molly Crabapple was there, and she knows it was not a glitch!
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg thinks your concerns about privacy in a world of city- and drone-mounted surveillance cameras are unimportant. His advice to radio audiences Friday morning? "Get used to it!"
The Occupy movement is celebrating its first anniversary Monday with a full slate of protests and a side of party hats. At least 100 arrests have been reported thus far.
In an interview with Al-Jazeera English, Truthout contributor and McMaster University professor Henry Giroux spoke about the social and economic forces that have turned young people into what he says is the most powerless, least represented and most disposable group in America, and discussed how youths of marginalized race and class might join the growing Occupy Wall Street movement. (more)
Who's in charge? What are the protesters' demands? How big is the movement? How can I get involved? Answers to these and other basic questions about the ongoing occupation of Wall Street are offered by The Nation magazine's Nathan Schneider. (more)
In an attempt "not to judge either side" involved in the anti-corporate demonstrations that have gone on near Wall Street since Sept. 17, New York Times reporter Brian Stelter used the word "battle" in a tweet to describe Saturday's altercation between police and protesters, in which officers pepper-sprayed apparently peaceful demonstrators. (more)