Occupy movement http://nhpr.org en Splitting up the 99% http://nhpr.org/post/splitting-99 <p>This week marks the one year anniversary of the <a href="http://occupywallst.org/">Occupy Wall Street</a> movement – and though some vigilant protesters saw a lot of promise in the&nbsp;185&nbsp; New York arrests on Monday, there’s no denying that the movement has changed, and in many ways diminished since last fall.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.facebook.com/OccupyNH"> Here in New Hampshire</a>, an online feud has forced Occupy’s local chapter to do some tricky math... how <em>do</em> you divide 99 percent by two?&nbsp; NHPR’s Ryan Lessard has the story.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:25:49 +0000 Ryan Lessard 13191 at http://nhpr.org Splitting up the 99% "Eh" Tu, Quebec? http://nhpr.org/post/eh-tu-quebec <p>Apprently there have been some pretty big protests going on in Canada. What, exactly, has got our neighbors to the north so riled up?</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 15:23:47 +0000 Virginia Prescott 6402 at http://nhpr.org "Eh" Tu, Quebec? Occupy NH Stages May Day Protest in Dover http://nhpr.org/post/occupy-nh-stages-may-day-protest-dover <p>The Occupy Movement held May-Day rallies all over the across the country yesterday.&nbsp;In New Hampshire the protest was focused on immigration reform.</p><p>Around ninety protesters in Dover were entertained by music from the &ldquo;Leftist Marching Band&rdquo;, as they rallied to support immigrants in the Granite state</p><p>Immigration activist Eva Castillo MC&rsquo;ed the&nbsp;Event.</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 02:38:30 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 3979 at http://nhpr.org Occupy NH Stages May Day Protest in Dover Wealth Therapy for the .01 Percent http://nhpr.org/post/wealth-therapy-01-percent <p>For clients worried about heirs spending wisely, or lottery winners suffering from Sudden Wealth Syndrome, banks and brokerage firms offer multi-millionaires a special kind of therapy: wealth counseling.</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:50:10 +0000 Taylor Quimby 3178 at http://nhpr.org Wealth Therapy for the .01 Percent Word of Mouth 03.24.2012 http://nhpr.org/post/word-mouth-03242012 <p>Occupy candidates. The Law Booth. Gay media gone straight. A social history of White Bread. Stunning finds in basketball research. And Taylor's rundown of superhero super-science.</p> Fri, 23 Mar 2012 16:37:17 +0000 Virginia Prescott 2730 at http://nhpr.org Word of Mouth 03.24.2012 "This is what democracy looks like!" http://nhpr.org/post/what-democracy-looks <p>In elections around the country, candidates that represent the Occupy movement are taking a spot on the ballot.</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 15:09:04 +0000 Virginia Prescott 2579 at http://nhpr.org "This is what democracy looks like!" Wall Street Bonuses: The Other Side Of The Story http://nhpr.org/post/wall-street-bonuses-other-side-story Until this week, New Yorker Andrew Schiff's personal finances were his own personal business. Fri, 02 Mar 2012 20:00:00 +0000 NPR Staff 2275 at http://nhpr.org Wall Street Bonuses: The Other Side Of The Story Occupy Protesters Demonstrate at Presidential Debates http://nhpr.org/post/occupy-protesters-demonstrate-presidential-debates <p>Members of Occupy New Hampshire returned to Manchester Saturday to demonstrate outside of the Republican Presidential Debate at St. Anselm&#39;s College and spread their message of economic inequality.</p><p>Nearly five months after Occupy New Hampshire&rsquo;s last tents were torn down in Veteran&rsquo;s Park, the ninety-nine percenters returned to Manchester to demonstrate against what they perceive to be growing economic inequality across the nation.</p> Sun, 08 Jan 2012 13:30:00 +0000 Jonathan Lynch 1265 at http://nhpr.org Occupy Protesters Demonstrate at Presidential Debates New Hampshire Activists in DC to "Take Back the Capitol" http://nhpr.org/post/new-hampshire-activists-dc-take-back-capitol <p>Some participants in the Occupy New Hampshire protests are heading to Washington DC to take part in what&rsquo;s being called &ldquo;Take Back the Capitol.&rdquo;</p><p>Krista Rand of Suncook says she&rsquo;ll be there. The unemployed civil engineer wants Congress to promote jobs in her field by putting more federal dollars toward roads and bridges. &ldquo;We all know that the state of our infrastructure in this country is quite abysmal. The American Society of Civil Engineers rates our infrastructure a D, and our bridges a C, so that&rsquo;s really a problem,&quot; she said.</p> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 18:04:14 +0000 Brady Carlson 772 at http://nhpr.org Paul Talks Banks After "Occupy"-Style Interruption http://nhpr.org/post/paul-talks-banks-after-occupy-style-interruption <p>Ron Paul is in the midst of a two day campaign swing through the Granite State.<br /><br />The Texas Congressman&rsquo;s town hall meeting at Keene State College was briefly interrupted by a group of protesters affiliated with Occupy Wall Street.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 23:27:46 +0000 Jon Greenberg 557 at http://nhpr.org Occupy New Hampshire Hits Peterborough http://nhpr.org/post/occupy-new-hampshire-hits-peterborough <p>People from across southwestern New Hampshire gathered at a park in Peterborough Thursday to rally for the job creation and improvement to the state&rsquo;s roads and bridges.</p><p>As part of a national protest, more than 100 New Hampshire residents turned out in Peterborough to declare an &ldquo;economic emergency&rdquo; for the ninety nine percent.</p><p>They focused on the country&rsquo;s decaying transportation infrastructure and high unemployment rate, Peterborough resident Joe Graley urged Congress to pass President Obama&rsquo;s jobs plan</p> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 23:25:25 +0000 Donna Moxley 508 at http://nhpr.org Occupy New Hampshire Hits Peterborough Writers on a New England Stage - Chuck Palahniuk (Unedited) http://nhpr.org/post/writers-new-england-stage-chuck-palahniuk-unedited <p>An unrestrained reading and interview with Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight Club and Choke. His latest novel is Damned.</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 363 at http://nhpr.org Writers on a New England Stage - Chuck Palahniuk (Unedited) Writers on a New England Stage - Chuck Palahniuk http://nhpr.org/post/writers-new-england-stage-chuck-palahniuk <p>A reading and interview with Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight Club and Choke. His latest novel is Damned, the story of a dead but plucky thirteen-year old and her many misadventures through Hell.</p> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott & Taylor Quimby 318 at http://nhpr.org Writers on a New England Stage - Chuck Palahniuk As The Publishing World Turns... http://nhpr.org/post/publishing-world-turns <div class="transcript"><p>Amazon is back in the business of getting books on print - only now, they&#39;re hopping the middle man. <strong>Jason Boog, </strong>Editor of the publishing website <em>Galley Cat, </em>explains.</p></div><p class="nhpr_story_right_links">Links:</p> Tue, 01 Nov 2011 18:37:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 189 at http://nhpr.org As The Publishing World Turns... Occupy New Hampshire Hits Manchester http://nhpr.org/post/occupy-new-hampshire-hits-manchester <div class="transcript"><p>Members of the Occupy New Hampshire movement demonstrated in Manchester this weekend.</p></div><div class="transcript"><p>More than 200 protesters gathered in Veteran&rsquo;s Park Saturday afternoon to express their dissatisfaction with the state of the country and proclaim their solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement.<br /> Referring to themselves as the 99%, the assembled demonstrators protested the concentration of wealth in the top 1% of the population.</p> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Jonathan Lynch 98 at http://nhpr.org Occupy New Hampshire Hits Manchester