Martha F. Davis (Northeastern): Occupy Wall Street and International Human Rights. From FDL, a book salon on Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street by Todd Gitlin. Rebecca Solnit on Occupy Wall Street’s first anniversary. Occupy Wall Street redefines itself: Rachel Lears on the death and life of Occupy. Dear Bankers, thanks for wrecking our lives: On the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street’s encampment at Zuccotti Park, excerpts of letters to bank executives. Lehman Brothers fell four years ago, and Occupy Wall Street rose last year — where are we now? From Democracy, a symposium on the Forgotten 40 Percent, the poor and near-poor who lost their homes, who live paycheck to paycheck, who don’t even have access to regular banks. From ZNet, Paul Street on “the 1%”: The pluses and minuses of an historic term. A review essay on how the wealth gap damages democracy. Defending the Dream: Why income inequality doesn't threaten opportunity. From Capitalism Magazine, Michael J. Hurd on bleeding heart capitalism and America’s fascist economy. Can we save American capitalism? Steven Pearlstein wants to know.

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