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OWS Lawsuit: NYC Pays $230,000 to Occupy to Settle Library Lawsuit

New York City agencies will pay OWS protestors a large settlement for damaging library books in "The People's Library" in September 2011.

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Occupy Wall Street Anniversary: Why OWS Still Very Much Matters in Local Politics, One Year Later

The media coverage of Occupy Wall Street's one-year anniversary will focus on criticism and today's rallies. But what's really important is what they've done and what they will do in the future.
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Occupy Wall Street is Still Alive and Kicking: 3 Reasons Why Occupy Has Not Disappeared

What explains the failure of Occupy Spring? Why don't we seem to hear about the Occupy movement anymore?
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OWS and the Death of the American Dream

Just as the Hippies of the 1960s failed to right the errors of our ways, the Occupy Movement seems doomed to a similar fate.
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Occupy Wall Street Protesters Shun Entering Politics, While Young Russian Protesters Fight For It

Despite the heavy hand of Putin, young Russians have opted to work within the system. Occupiers have shown no such desire, even at the local level. The reason is cynicism.
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The 5 Most Popular PolicyMic Stories This Week

This week's stories ranged from the return of Occupy Wall Street to the controversy over red meat. Here are the top five stories people were reading, sharing, and commenting on this week.

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Occupy Wall Street Has Forced Politicians to Address "99% v. 1%" Economic Inequality As a Key 2012 Election Issue

The growing rift between the “1%” and the “99%” will be a central issue in the 2012 elections.
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The Next Steps for Occupy Wall Street

As Occupy Wall Street contemplates its next move, here are some suggestions for tactics, goals, and presentation.
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Occupy Movement Will Survive Without Zuccotti Park

Occupy Wall Street protesters will prevail despite losing their encampments.
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Scenes From An Unoccupied Zuccotti Park

Video from Zuccotti Park after OWS was evicted.
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Zuccotti Park Crumbles: Police Raid Occupy Wall Street

Police raid OWS's New York City encampment at Zuccotti Park.

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Should Police Clear Occupy Parks?

WEIGH-IN: At 1am last night, Mayor Michael Bloomberg ordered police officers to forcibly remove protesters from Zuccotti Park. Was this the right decision?
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OWS Brews Perfect Storm For 2012 Democratic Comeback

A new WSJ/NBC poll found that over three-quarter of Americans echo the Occupy movement's sentiment of income inequality. This could present an opportunity for Democrats in 2012.
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Zuccotti Park is a Model Privately Owned Public Space

While land-use critics have scrutinized Privately-Owned Public Spaces, the Occupy Wall Street protest proves the inherent potential in these contentious real estate agreements.
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#Occupy Hits The Highway: Protestors on the Move to D.C.

OWS goes on a road trip in an effort to push the Super Committee to incorporate the demands of the OWS movement as they vote on a plan for deficit reduction.
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OWS Struggles With Sexual Assault at Zuccotti Park

The threat of sexual assault in Zuccotti Park has shifted the focus of discussion away from the OWS message.

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Occupy Wall Street Fights NYC Weather, Gets Snowed In

The weather will increasingly be the Occupiers' greatest adversary, likely forcing a climactic confrontation between protesters and police.
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Should Georgetown Students Occupy DC?

Given that many students attend Georgetown on scholarship, while others come from families in the 1%, should Georgetown students participate in Occupy DC?
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Police and Occupy Protesters Should Open a Dialogue

Police departments and OWS protesters across the country should engage in a dialogue that will benefit them both.
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Occupy Wall Street Doesn't Need Policy Solutions

Occupy Wall Street should be judged on how well it shifts the direction of debate, not on the coherence of its policy prescriptions.