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#OccupyWallStreet Growing at Sub-Viral Pace on Facebook

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 7 2011

Jim Pugh, CTO of Rebuild the Dream (and before that director of analytics and development with Organizing for America), recently shared with techPresident some slides from a New Organizing Institute training that he's ... Read More

Meme Wars: The 99 Percent vs the 53 Percent

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 7 2011

In the wake of the rapid spread of the "We are the 99 Percent" meme, on October 5th, right-wing blogger Erick Erickson started a "We are the 53 Percent" response. One side says that the top 1 percent of the population ... Read More

What's In a Domain Name? For #OWS Protesters, Whatever It Is, It's Worth $8,000

BY Nick Judd | Friday, November 4 2011

Jon Huntsman didn't own, Tim Kaine didn't own, and both sites were for a time actually devoted to making fun of their namesakes. (As of today, still redirects to the Communist ... Read More

Postage-Paid Protest Founder On How To Occupy Wall Street's Time

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, November 3 2011

As an open source movement, Occupy Wall Street keeps getting lucky with the ideas and creativity of its supporters. That's because there's no organization telling people what ideas are okay, no consultants conducting ... Read More

What Websites Would Get Occupied by Occupy Wall Street?

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, October 26 2011

Yesterday, the folks at progressive grassroots group Rebuild the Dream released Occupy the URL, an URL-redirect tool that overlays images of protesters on top of the website of your choice. Over 75,000 pageviews later, ... Read More

OccupyWishList Launches, An Online Registry Connecting #OWS Needs and Donors

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, October 25 2011

Here's another interesting online effort that's popped up around the Occupy Wall Street movement:, a simple platform where people who want to give direct support to occupiers in need of things like ... Read More

'Occupy the URL' Puts Protesters Over the Website Of Your Choice

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, October 25 2011

The folks at Rebuild the Dream, the Van Jones-led progressive organization and one of the, uh, 98 percent of grassroots anti-Wall Street initiatives that didn't take off in a big way, have launched a URL-redirect tool ... Read More

On Twitter, #OWS is Alive and Kicking in Many Cities

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, October 25 2011

While the focus of the Occupy movement is obviously Wall Street, and the bulk of the media attention is on the people encamped and encircling Zuccotti Park in downtown Manhattan, the other big story of the OWS movement ... Read More

#OWS, The Other 98%, US Uncut & Rebuild the Dream: A Look at the Shoes That Didn't Drop

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, October 19 2011

Times Square, Occupy Wall Street rally, Saturday, October 15, 2011. Photo by Micah L. Sifry Read More

The Data-Driven Occupiers

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, October 19 2011

Writing for Fast Company, Sean Captain writes that Occupy Wall Street is just as data-driven an operation as any other native to the 21st century: Coverage of the technology at Occupy Wall Street focuses on the neat-o, ... Read More