March 19th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Zuccotti Park may have cleared out, but the fed-up have not left their gripes for the street-sweepers. Criticized for being a ‘leaderless’ movement short on demands, the aftermath of City Halls and Capitol buildings converted into homes for the homeless, the unemployed and the “we’re mad as hell and not going to take it anymore” Occupiers last fall has paved the way for a pronounced clarity and specificity that eluded the movement just months ago. One such target of the post-Occupy Occupation: Multinational seed and chemical company, Monsanto.
Read More:The Occupy Movement’s Not Dead, Just ‘Modified’ to Take On Monsanto
October 14th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
With a message that our nation’s wealthiest one percent—largely the banking industry and corporations—are inappropriately managing their wealth and adversely affecting the other 99 percent of Americans, the Occupy Wall Street movement is now entering its fourth week of protests in New York City’s financial district. But eschewing corporations is virtually impossible, especially as it pertains to food, bringing a new dimension to the growing Occupy movement as it spreads across the nation.
Read More:Feeding the Fight: What Should Occupy Wall Street Protestors Be Eating?