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Peace Economics and Occupy Wall Street

By Cheryl Duckworth Although free market capitalism has been celebrated for decades by many in the United States as an expression of freedom, the 2008 financial crisis triggered a change in the way a lot of Americans perceive this laissez … Continue reading




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The Occupy Movement and the Politics of Educated Hope The Occupy movement has broadly impacted political discourse, in part through foregrounding the importance of critical education. In this article, Henry Giroux explores the way in which it has challenged the … Continue reading




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Youth in Revolt: The Plague of State-Sponsored Violence Chronicling the escalating backlash of the punishing state against dissent and peaceful protest associated with the Occupy movement, Henry Girouxexamines how a combination of ruthless violence, crisis in governance, culture of depravity, … Continue reading




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Occupy Wall Street: Can Filmmaking Website Unify the Movement? As the Occupy Wall Street movement continues in the United States, activists are making use of online media platforms in order to connect with each other, produce their own content, and … Continue reading




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Messages from the Occupy Wall Street Protest




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Is Occupy Oakland Undermining Its Own Message with Violence? The voices of 10,000 non-violent protesters in Oakland, California, were heard across the city on November 2, despite vandalism committed by a small group of people later that night.  Occupy Oakland … Continue reading




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End America, Inc.: Support Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement

by Beverly Bandler
Something fundamental, something of vital importance has been going on in the United States—we’ve all been aware of it, confused as well as overwhelmed and frustrated by it. The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protests are calling us “99 percent” to wake up, face it and act.




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A Master Class in Occupation Chris Hedges discusses a conversation he has with an Occupy Wall Street activist about the evolving movement and its inclusiveness. Hedges describes the middle-class youth as an “interlocutor,” one among several of the Occupying “revolutionists … Continue reading




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Occupy Wall Street Marks the Latest Street Action against Capitalism Ben Agger illuminates connections between the OWS movement and “historical models of ground-up social change and civic activism,” from the civil rights movement to the women’s movement to anarcho-syndicalism. Understanding … Continue reading




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