With millions of participants flooding the streets of Nigerian cities and towns, it was the largest Occupy movement in the world. Yet ten years later, little has been written about Occupy Nigeria.
Ten years on, Occupy’s demands have shaken off their aura of eccentricity. But there’s far less hope about the utopian possibilities of enabling everyone to speak at once.
The radical agenda set by the debtors’ campaigns that emerged from Occupy Wall Street have slowly reshaped Democratic Party politics.
Strike Debt’s insistence that debtors “owe each other everything and owe Wall Street nothing” remains a potent rebuke to a financial system dependent on the narrative of individual responsibility and personal fault.
National security reporter Spencer Ackerman explains how the War on Terror laid the groundwork for Trump.
This summer, two popular bills to democratize New York’s energy system died in the state legislature. A revived campaign will need both sympathetic legislators and the direct action tactics of social movements.
By focusing on what distinguishes the Belarusian model from its post-Soviet counterparts, we can better understand the sources of opposition to the Lukashenko government today.
How did Occupy change the labor movement? And what lessons might it still hold for unions struggling to find their footing in an ever more crisis-prone world?
Jon Henry’s photography offers the hope that remembrance can spark political change.
A new art project uses the legal system of mineral rights as a means to block oil and gas extraction.
A clear understanding of democracy’s first principles makes it easier to assess threats to the system.
Three short essays from Michael Kazin, Nikhil Pal Singh, and Barbara Ransby.