Occupywallstreet

WATCH: Wall Street Can WHAT Itself?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.30.2011 | Canada

The flagging economy is starting to bug comedian Ron James. “Pundits always use the same metaphor when they’re describing an unstable economy. ...

Should This Crowd Be As Angry As The U.S. 99 Per Cent?

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The income disparity that has prompted thousands of people to "Occupy Wall Street" in the U.S. is less of an issue in Canada, where the move...

Hey Protesters: Our Top 1% Differs From U.S.

John Laforet | Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada Politics
John Laforet

What does interim NDP Leader Nycole Turmel, have in common with Phillip Brown, General Manager of the City of Toronto's Shelter Housing Support and 65 employees at the Hospital for Sick Children? By my estimation, each of them earns an income that grants them membership to Canada's demonized one per cent.

Rachel Mendleson

Occupy Canada: The Media Are The Message

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada Business

To say that Occupy Toronto has received comprehensive media coverage is an understatement. Since the demonstrations kicked off on Saturday, a smal...

America's Indignados Should Occupy Wall Street

Diane Francis | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Politics
Diane Francis

"Indignados" (the indignants) occupy city squares in Spain on a permanent basis, and now the Wall Street protests have taken root and will only grow in size and intensity. These protests, while poorly organized and rag-tag, will become the migraine of politics, not fatal but nagging and potentially dangerous.

Fears Occupy Bay Street Will Be G20 Rerun

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The orgy of vandalism and mass arrests of the G20 summit 16 months ago are casting a chill as protesters prepare to "occupy" Bay Street this...

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?