The Occupy movement has made millions of Americans think harder about our economic, environmental, and political realities, and that has the potential to change everything.
The financial crisis and the Occupy movement have challenged Left-Right distinctions and prompted calls for an entirely new economic order.
We may not yet have reached our Tahrir Square moment, but it’s looming.
The Occupy movement is clearly affecting political rhetoric… but what about real action?
Join us for a brown bag lunch discussion with Michael Kazin, professor of history at Georgetown University, co-editor of Dissent Magazine, and author of the recent book American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation. We’ll talk about how progressive movements have transformed the United States and what impact they continue to have through Occupy Wall Street and other efforts.
Join IPS for this talk and book signing, featuring IPS Fellow Chuck Collins, author of 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality Is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It.
The Institute for Policy Studies invites you to a cutting edge and interactive forum featuring one Take Back the Land leader (TBL), Max Rameau. Accompanied by video presentations, Max will lead a discussion about the historical context; an analysis of how the Occupy movement relates to TBL ; and the differences, similarities, and synergies between the Occupy Movement and TBL. An integral part of this discussion will be about race, class, and internationalism issues.
The Harvard students who occupied their campus are not betraying their class, but forming part of a long tradition of citizens with a conscience.
This call for true internationalism challenges the Occupy movement to engage the Global South.
The world can feed itself, without corporate America’s science-experiment crops and expensive chemicals.
The other 99 percent fare much worse in the United States than in any other developed country.
Neiman Marcus is selling decadent tents that are more opulent than the interior of that I Dream of Jeannie bottle.
She should take a shower and get a job.
Inequality has become so extreme that even the foreign policy elite is worried.
Walmart’s sales are down because people are skimping on things like milk and food while Saks Fifth Avenue is selling lots of $1,000 handbags and $2,000 suits.