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2011: A Year To Remember video

2011 was a year of the tsunami, Occupy, and the 7 billion milestone.

Occupy Wall Street equals Occupy Love for filmmaker Velcrow Ripper

BC-based media activist Velcrow Ripper reflects on the evolution of revolution with Occupy Wall Street in his upcoming doc, Occupy Love.

Signs of protest from Occupy Vancouver remain: photos

 Occupy Vancouver volunteers continued to string hundreds of placards around the perimeter of the art gallery on a line made of donated rope and tape today. The placards were  left behind...

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 Wall Street around the world

A run-down of events from around the world, as the Occupy Wall Street movement takes hold.

Occupy Wall Street hits Canada

Calling for changes in the world economic system, protesters have begun assembling in the streets of 15 Canadian cities this morning, as Occupy Wall Street marches across the globe. Protests are...

Occupy Wall Street explainer

Occupy Wall Street is a rapidly growing global movement described by organizers as an attempt “to end the monied corruption of our democracy”.  It officially began on September 17, 2011, when a...

Canadian company, Brookfield Asset Management, owns Zuccotti Park. Threatening to shut Occupy Wall Street down.

At 7AM tomorrow morning, a Canadian company, Brookfield Asset Management, is threatening to evict Occupy Wall Street from Zuccotti Park in New York.  Zuccoti Park is the birthplace of the...