Tag: Occupy Wall Street

  • Whatever Happened To Occupy Sydney?

    Whatever Happened To Occupy Sydney?

    They came, they occupied, they were dispersed and now they are fighting legal cases on a score of fronts. Occupy Sydney might not have fired public imagination like its counterparts in recession-ridden cities across the United States and Europe, but in its bid to highlight corporate greed, the movement has simultaneously raised troubling concerns about…

  • Occupy Wall Street

    The stereotype may exist for some that Canada is merely a poor-man’s America, so when a Vancouver-based activist magazine raised the idea of protesting against corporate influence on democracy, not many took note.  Drawing inspiration from the Arab Spring movements of 2011, the anti-consumerist publication Adbusters called for a peaceful protest in Zuccotti Park, in…