Category Archives: protest

As winter closes in, protest is no lark for the Occupy movement

The Occupy Boston protest camp in Dewey Square marked its first month yesterday, a day after a bitter Nor’easter lashed the encampment with sheets of rain and a coating of snow. This much I’ve figured out: Protest for these folks … Continue reading

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The Right turns nasty over Occupy Wall Street

Perhaps the surest sign that the national Occupy movement has gained at least some¬†traction is a shift in the strategy of the Right, which has moved from dismissing the protesters to demonizing them. A couple of recent polls showed widespread … Continue reading

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A 92-year-old icon of the ’60s marches with Occupy Wall Street

Pete Seeger epitomizes peaceful protest. ¬†With gentle smile, banjo and an arsenal of folk music — songs like If I had a Hammer and We Shall Overcome — he has long stood for both community and personal freedoms. So I … Continue reading

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