Occupy Wall Street http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Occupy Wall Street en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:53:18 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss John Florez: Our paths seldom cross in a nation divided by many factors http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619324/Our-paths-seldom-cross-in-a-nation-divided-by-many-factors.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619324/Our-paths-seldom-cross-in-a-nation-divided-by-many-factors.html Our nation is becoming divided by income inequality between the 1 percent "haves" and the rest of us, and divided by zip... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:35:59 MST John Hoffmire: Time to put a dent in growing inequality through full employment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618938/Time-to-put-a-dent-in-growing-inequality-through-full-employment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618938/Time-to-put-a-dent-in-growing-inequality-through-full-employment.html As the Occupy Wall Street movement dissipated, their call against the 1 percent slowly disappeared from the news headlines... Mon, 05 Jan 2015 07:30:00 MST Michael Gerson: We're in need of a politics of repair http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617805/Were-in-need-of-a-politics-of-repair.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617805/Were-in-need-of-a-politics-of-repair.html America is in desperate need of a politics of repair, not a politics of demolition and rebuilding. We need leaders who take... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:00:00 MST 159 arrested in third night of California protests http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663947/159-arrested-in-third-night-of-California-protests.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663947/159-arrested-in-third-night-of-California-protests.html Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night a row, blocking a major highway and stopping a train as... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:16:41 MST Demonstrations, violence go on in Bay Area cities http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663927/Demonstrations-violence-go-on-in-Bay-Area-cities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663927/Demonstrations-violence-go-on-in-Bay-Area-cities.html Protests in New York and Missouri have died down, but angry crowds in one California city famous for activism spent much of... Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:21:02 MST Are Millennials savers? Conflicting studies say yes and no http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616129/Are-Millennials-savers-Conflicting-studies-say-yes-and-no.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616129/Are-Millennials-savers-Conflicting-studies-say-yes-and-no.html Young adults are saving less than older generations, thanks to underemployment, student loan debt and bank skepticism,... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:30:00 MST The richest 10 percent may be reaping all the benefits of an expanding economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612193/The-richest-10-percent-may-be-reaping-all-the-benefits-of-an-expanding-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612193/The-richest-10-percent-may-be-reaping-all-the-benefits-of-an-expanding-economy.html Fury at the so-called 1 percent was rekindled this week when data surfaced on media news sites and social media showing... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 06:00:00 MDT Parents hope documentary will help find son missing for 2 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605023/Parents-hope-documentary-will-help-find-son-missing-for-2-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605023/Parents-hope-documentary-will-help-find-son-missing-for-2-years.html Where is Robin Putnam? He was 25 years old when he was last seen in the summer of 2012 in Salt Lake City. His family hopes a... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:35:45 MDT How much credit should the Occupy movement get for income inequality focus? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652869/How-much-credit-should-the-Occupy-movement-get-for-income-inequality-focus.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652869/How-much-credit-should-the-Occupy-movement-get-for-income-inequality-focus.html Glimmers of Occupy Wall Street will surface this week in a smattering of cities as activists join rallies for workers'... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:45:12 MDT A new flavor of the month for 2016? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599455/A-new-flavor-of-the-month-for-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599455/A-new-flavor-of-the-month-for-2016.html The race for the presidency in 2016 might seem a little familiar, according to The Daily Beast’s Eleanor Clift. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:10:16 MDT Michael Gerson: Voters don't place much value on political realism http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588429/Voters-dont-place-much-value-on-political-realism.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588429/Voters-dont-place-much-value-on-political-realism.html Sen. Ted Cruz's straw poll victory at the Values Voter Summit, just as his strategy to block Obamacare was collapsing in... Wed, 16 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Topic of the day: Farewell Michele Bachmann http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580898/Topic-of-the-day-Farewell-Michele-Bachmann.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580898/Topic-of-the-day-Farewell-Michele-Bachmann.html Opinions from around the web on Michele Bachmann's decision not to run for re-election. Thu, 30 May 2013 15:10:00 MDT Student Loan Hero helps pay off debt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576374/Student-Loan-Hero-helps-pay-off-debt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576374/Student-Loan-Hero-helps-pay-off-debt.html The heaping $27,000 average of student debt per person can be tackled by Student Loan Hero, a website that organizes student... Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:01:42 MDT Dow hits record, erasing Great Recession losses http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623951/Dow-hits-record-erasing-Great-Recession-losses.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623951/Dow-hits-record-erasing-Great-Recession-losses.html Five and a half years after the start of a frightening drop that erased $11 trillion from stock portfolios and made investors... Tue, 05 Mar 2013 20:29:32 MST Reckless spending will increase due to new student loan policy, bloggers say http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570089/Reckless-spending-will-increase-due-to-new-student-loan-policy-bloggers-say.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570089/Reckless-spending-will-increase-due-to-new-student-loan-policy-bloggers-say.html The new “pay as you earn” student loan option is causing many to doubt its sustainability as it will drive the... Mon, 07 Jan 2013 10:45:00 MST Protests greet shoppers at Wal-Marts nationwide; store says 50 associates participated http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616252/Protests-greet-shoppers-at-Wal-Marts-nationwide-store-says-50-associates-participated.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616252/Protests-greet-shoppers-at-Wal-Marts-nationwide-store-says-50-associates-participated.html Wal-Mart workers and supporters marched in protest at a number of stores nationwide Thursday and Friday, blasting the wages,... Fri, 23 Nov 2012 00:00:00 MST Superstorm Sandy victims prepare for subdued Thanksgiving http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616131/Superstorm-Sandy-victims-prepare-for-subdued-Thanksgiving.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616131/Superstorm-Sandy-victims-prepare-for-subdued-Thanksgiving.html The things that Marge Gatti once cherished are lying on what's left of her deck, spattered in mud, like a yard sale gone awry. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 MST GOP's challenge: To make capitalism work for all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616078/GOPs-challenge-To-make-capitalism-work-for-all.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616078/GOPs-challenge-To-make-capitalism-work-for-all.html t is a particularly bad election when a party's principal source of confidence is also its main form of a self-deception.... Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 MST One-time Occupy protestors find new cause in Sandy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615296/One-time-Occupy-protestors-find-new-cause-in-Sandy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615296/One-time-Occupy-protestors-find-new-cause-in-Sandy.html Sun, 11 Nov 2012 06:00:00 MST New college grads face average debt of $26,000, 8.8 percent unemployment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765612449/New-college-grads-face-average-debt-of-26000-88-percent-unemployment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765612449/New-college-grads-face-average-debt-of-26000-88-percent-unemployment.html Two-thirds of the national college class of 2011 finished school with loan debt, and those who borrowed walked off the... Thu, 18 Oct 2012 13:57:38 MDT Parents approved for college loans they can’t pay back http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563995/Parents-approved-for-college-loans-they-can7t-pay-back.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563995/Parents-approved-for-college-loans-they-can7t-pay-back.html The government approved $10.6 billion in loans to less than one million families this year through Parent Plus. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 11:25:08 MDT Proper learning required before the right action can be made http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765606094/Proper-learning-required-before-the-right-action-can-be-made.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765606094/Proper-learning-required-before-the-right-action-can-be-made.html People cannot truly care, and cannot focus their efforts well, if they don't know what's going on. Proper learning... Sun, 23 Sep 2012 00:00:00 MDT In our opinion: Occupy Wall Street movement a failure one year later http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765605668/Occupy-Wall-Street-movement-a-failure-one-year-later.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765605668/Occupy-Wall-Street-movement-a-failure-one-year-later.html A political movement succeeds when it carries a message that resonates, which in turn unites people to effect change. In the... Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:00:00 MDT Can you separate performers from their politics? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765602155/Can-you-separate-performers-from-their-politics.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765602155/Can-you-separate-performers-from-their-politics.html Those Republicans sure know how to rock and roll, don't they? Thu, 06 Sep 2012 19:00:00 MDT DNC kickoff protest lively but largely uneventful http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765601262/DNC-kickoff-protest-lively-but-largely-uneventful.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765601262/DNC-kickoff-protest-lively-but-largely-uneventful.html The kickoff protest ahead of the Democratic National Convention had the benefit of sunny skies, pent-up demand from... Sun, 02 Sep 2012 16:15:52 MDT Protests fizzle during GOP convention http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765600552/Protests-fizzle-during-GOP-convention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765600552/Protests-fizzle-during-GOP-convention.html The three dozen chanting anti-GOP protesters hit a lull of silence as they marched through a low-income neighborhood in west... Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:10:34 MDT Small crowds attend Republican convention protests http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765599618/Small-crowds-attend-Republican-convention-protests.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765599618/Small-crowds-attend-Republican-convention-protests.html Protesters are blaming Tropical Storm Isaac and a massive police presence for a weak turnout at the Republican National... Mon, 27 Aug 2012 09:15:12 MDT Film review: 'The Dark Knight' does rise in an epic finale to see http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765590902/The-Dark-Knight-does-rise-in-an-epic-finale-to-see.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765590902/The-Dark-Knight-does-rise-in-an-epic-finale-to-see.html An epic finale to the Christopher Nolan/Christian Bale "Dark Knight" trilogy, it has the summer's best effects, the summer's... Thu, 19 Jul 2012 14:10:42 MDT http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765588951/Mitt-Romneys-student-loan-plan-criticized.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765588951/Mitt-Romneys-student-loan-plan-criticized.html Tue, 10 Jul 2012 11:30:07 MDT Crony capitalism: Why the tea party and Occupy movements should be friends http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558699/Crony-capitalism-Why-the-tea-party-and-Occupy-movements-should-be-friends.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558699/Crony-capitalism-Why-the-tea-party-and-Occupy-movements-should-be-friends.html With the economy the biggest issue in the presidential race, one economist sees a common thread between the Tea Party... Mon, 09 Jul 2012 07:40:44 MDT In divided era, what does July 4th mean? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587684/In-divided-era-what-does-July-4th-mean.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587684/In-divided-era-what-does-July-4th-mean.html In an era when everything from health care policy to immigration divides us more than it unites us, when the Internet allows... Tue, 03 Jul 2012 11:00:51 MDT