Occupy Wall Street

I’m not a hippie but I’m hopeful

Walking to the Broadway Skytrain Station, on my way to check out Occupy Vancouver on Saturday morning, I noted that it was a beautiful day. I recall thinking the same thing about 9/11 and the October...

Time to Occupy Ottawa

Is this the beginning of the end? Maybe Marx was right.  Perhaps industrial capitalism is hitting the wall.  The 99% that Occupy Vancouver represent are demanding change and are...

Occupy Vancouver through the eyes of a robot

 I’m sitting on the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery. We’ve made an impromptu stage here. There are thousands of people looking at me. Beside me, the speakers are supposed to be speaking for...

Occupy Vancouver Day 1: pictures

Occupy Vancouver attracted nearly 4,000 people to the Art Gallery on Saturday. Marches, speeches and musical breaks helped kick off a localized version of the homegrown anti-capitalism protest...

Thousands flood downtown for Occupy Vancouver

Today’s Occupy Vancouver protest was as much theatrical spectacle as political statement. There was the crowd of meditators who sat silently, eyes closed, through most of the all day rally in...

Occupy Toronto at St. James Park draws thousands of protesters

As the Occupy Together movements happen all around the world, thousands of Occupy Toronto protesters met at the intersection of King St. and Bay St., the city’s financial district, before marching to...

Occupy Vancouver: Live blog

5:47: Crowds thinning (some people staying overnight), Granville Skytrain packed, but some awesome photos from our former VO intern Brittany Tiplady here: photos by Brittany Tiplady 4:50: A sign...

"It would have been a bloodbath", #OWS NYC protester says

No sound of power washers in Zuccotti Park this morning. Instead, an announcement from Brookfield Office Properties, the corporation which owns the park, early Friday morning. It would not be sending...