Occupy Wall Street Protest

The Future of Occupy: Love, Respect -- and Name-Calling

Dr. Peter Ferentzy | Posted 03.12.2012 | Canada Business
Dr. Peter Ferentzy

If you take the many media portrayals of the Occupy camps at face value, you might believe that they are (were) filthy dens of iniquity: disorganized, dangerous, unruly, smelly. While not an overnighter, I became a regular. Whenever I left Occupy, I was a nicer guy than when I had arrived.

Outrage And Calls For Resignation After Students Blasted With Pepper Spray

CP | Sudhin Thanawala, The Associated Press | Posted 01.20.2012 | Canada Politics

SAN FRANCISCO - As video spread of a police officer in riot gear blasting pepper spray into the faces of seated protesters at a northern California un...

Not Just Hippies Occupying Wall Street

Raymond Heard | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Politics
Raymond Heard

Occupy Wall Street is supported by titans of commerce, not just a bunch of latter-day hippies, street people and other idealistic, but woefully misguided, young people. And those pundits, including the contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, who whine it has no clear goal, are themselves hypocrites.

Occupy Wall Street Is Not the Arab Spring

Robert Barrett, PhD | Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada Politics
Robert Barrett, PhD

Where the pushers of Occupy Wall Street have erred so grievously is in comparing their struggle to that of the brave Arab Spring protesters who, even today, continue to bare their chests to real bullets. Protest-envy and the desire to suffer and to "win" like they did in the Arab Spring is couched in psuedo-militaristic terminology like "occupy" and "rebellion."

Occupy Toronto: We Know What We Mean (Even if We Haven't Said it Yet)

Thom Vernon | Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada Politics
Thom Vernon

I hope Occupy Toronto and other protests resist the production of a white paper. I hope that we wait to articulate our demands. Morality will not so easily be policy-wonked or shoehorned.

Occupy Toronto: Who Are These People?

Daniel Alexandre Portoraro | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics
Daniel Alexandre Portoraro

Occupy Wall Street: Why They're Not Listening to You

Daniel Alexandre Portoraro | Posted 12.12.2011 | Canada
Daniel Alexandre Portoraro

Wall Street's problems are far too important a matter to be left in the hands of those who act and think with anger, rather than with sense. Promote those with knowledge to act as your leaders, keep them on the forefront of OWS and keep the "angry mobs" away from the cameras.

#OccupyWallStreet Proposals Add Up

Simon Zadek | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada
Simon Zadek

Who is listening to the folks camping out in downtown Manhattan? President Obama should call out the root cause of his shortcomings at the polls, but is otherwise engaged in retaining Wall Street support for his re-election campaign. And what of us, informed and active, democracy-loving citizens?