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Occupy Wall Street

Seething Underwater

by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez October 23, 2014


  Our oceans are acidifying—even if the nightly news hasn't told you yet. As humanity continues to fill the atmosphere with harmful gases, the planet is becoming less hospitable to life as we know it. The vast ...

Mandate! Now, For What?

by Miriam Axel-Lute November 8, 2012


  It’s the demographics, stupid. Also the economy. And climate change. And women’s rights. Tuesday was a rout. It was more of a rout than the numbers and the results show, because let’s remember that the progressive ...

Tragic Kingdom

by Shawn Stone October 25, 2012


  God only knows what documentary Lauren Greenfield thought she would be making when she and her associates embedded themselves in the lives of billionaire time-share king David Siegel, his third wife Jacqueline Siegel and their ...

Bruce Springsteen

by The Staff April 11, 2012


What to say of Bruce Springsteen in, this, 2012? Actually, quite a lot. With Wrecking Ball, released last month, the Boss tied Elvis for the third most No. 1 albums ever. Dude’s got 10. And this ...

Times Union Center

Move Your Money

by Miriam Axel-Lute October 26, 2011


  Dear JPMorgan Chase, After many years, I’m leaving you. I tried to think of our credit card as a secondary sort of relationship. All my bank accounts have been with credit unions for over a decade. ...

Assembling Assemblies

by Miriam Axel-Lute October 13, 2011

  “Collective Thinking is born when we understand that all opinions, be these opinions our own or others’, need to be considered when generating consensus and that an idea, once it has been constructed indirectly, can ...

The Home Front

by Ali Hibbs October 6, 2011

In just three weeks, the leaderless grassroots protest against a widely perceived corporate takeover of federal government known as Occupy Wall Street has seen significant growth in New York City and across the country. More ...