In just two months, the Occupy movement has begun to unseat an economic narrative that held sway for thirty years.
Egyptian protesters outraged by military’s use of U.S. tear gas.
Even the Anti-Defamation League denies that the Occupy movement is infused with anti-Semitism, but ultra-conservative pundits are sticking with that non-story anyway.
Still another financial firm has tallied how much net worth is sloshing in the pockets of the world’s most spectacularly wealthy. So when will the time finally come to stop the counting and start the taxing?
Celebrate the release of the new edition of Gar Alperovitz’ America Beyond Capitalism, a sweeping analysis of the emerging long-term pathways toward an evolutionary reconstruction of our economic system. Thousands of experiments across the country are building new forms of cooperative and community controlled economic institutions and quietly laying the groundwork for a transition away from capitalism, to a new system grounded in ecological sustainability, the democratization of wealth, and real democracy.
These mayors have a decision to make about who they stand with: The 1% or the 99%.
IPS’ Karen Dolan sheds light on who is crying wolf and trying to pull the wool over our eyes, the 99%.
Resilience Circles talk about social action as something members can do as a group, not just as isolated individuals. Occupy takes that understanding of social change and magnifies it to a huge scale.
The rich and their handlers are doing a good deal more than rethink security. They’re recalibrating their ideological defenses.
The first politician of the Occupy Wall Street era has become the mayor of Seoul.
These are days of action in more than 400 occupied places across the nation. As we change the national conversation, we can dismantle the barriers to change.
The immediate progenitors to Occupy Wall Street are international: from Tunisia and Egypt to Wisconsin.
The Occupy Wall Street movement claimed a little scrap of earth in Zuccotti Park on behalf of all of us, and created a live-in soapbox from which to challenge inequality.