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Occupy Wall Street

Lake Central grad ‘Travelin’ back to region

Region-reared thesp, playwright and screenwriter Randy Noojin credits a casual visit to his Lake Central High School’s auditorium with setting him on his career path.

October 11, 2012 7:19 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Grassroots activism works in South Bend

YOUNG VOICES: Grassroots activism works in South Bend

If you're like me, you thought the Occupy Wall Street movement had about as much chance of achieving any sort of success as the Rick Santorum campaign. Arguing that 1 percent of America is wholly responsible for the recession is a narrow and simplistic explanation for a large and complex pro…

April 09, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Capitalism is driving our economic troubles

If capitalism is the be-all and end-all of economic systems, as we have been indoctrinated since birth to believe, one would assume it could stand up to criticism. Yet a critique of capitalism has never appeared in our mainstream corporate media.

January 17, 2012 12:00 am

Newt, Mitt have more on ball than Occupy crowd

This is in response to Tom Vukelic, who wrote that he would never vote Republican again and God bless the 99 percent (Occupy Wall Street) that truly love this country.

January 03, 2012 12:00 am
Protesters march nationwide; over 200 arrested

Protesters march nationwide; over 200 arrested

Carol Ring, of Schererville, joins other Occupy Wall Street participants Thursday in Highland. Thursday marked the two-month anniversary of the movement, which protests inequities in the U.S. financial system. "I'm disgusted with the direction the country is going," Ring said. "I wish Republ…

November 17, 2011 3:20 pm
Occupy Wall Street gains strength, but lacks leadership

Occupy Wall Street gains strength, but lacks leadership

HAMMOND | They call themselves the "99 percent," and they have been voicing their disdain for the current state of American affairs since Sept. 17. Their gathering has been called a "growing mob" by Eric Cantor, the U.S. House of Representatives majority leader. The Tea Party Express has cal…

October 24, 2011 12:36 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Generation Y is tired of crying

YOUNG VOICES: Generation Y is tired of crying

A few months ago I read an article I found online stating a list of reasons why my generation doesn't just set up camp and protest like the generations before us have.

October 24, 2011 12:00 am
Occupy Wall Street protest spreads to the region

Occupy Wall Street protest spreads to the region

Jeff Silhavy, of Valparaiso, holds a sign in protest Saturday as a part of Occupy Valparaiso gathering, which drew a crowd of about 40. It was one of several region demonstrations inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement.

October 15, 2011 12:45 pm

Group plans Occupy Valpo protest Saturday

VALPARAISO | The protest of the nation's financial institutions will spread to Valparaiso on Saturday in front of the Chase Bank at Franklin Street and Lincolnway.

October 13, 2011 6:45 pm
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