I've been reading a lot about the Occupy movement that started in New York. Apparently it is spreading and there is now an Occupy Boston, LA, Chicago.
I've also been reading this website (http://wearethe99percent.tumblr.com/) and I recommend checking it out. Some of the stories are heartbreaking, and unfortunately, all to easy to relate too.
Also, I found out there is an Occupy Albany campaign that I think I will look into. One of my old college roommates, who lives in Albany now, is already there. The next general assembly meeting is 5 o'clock on Sunday, October 9.
If you're interested in any of this, check out the following sites, as well as the one I mentioned above: