An Occupy Wall Street Roundup

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Some Tea Party activists are pushing back on the idea that they have anything in common with Occupy Wall Street. I’ll give them this much–the Tea Party is much better at coming up with sexually explicit nicknames for themselves.

Oakland’s occupation is being attacked by right-wingers, and the city has had enough–of the protest, that is.

Almost since the beginning, there have been charges of anti-semitism in the Occupy movement, but the protesters celebrating Sukkot in Zuccotti Park say if it’s there, it’s not evident.

Greg Mitchell is blogging the occupation for the Nation.

Pete Seeger, now 92, joined in the Occupy Wall Street protests last night.

Say hello to Super Barrio, Mexican social activist and superhero.


Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →