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Angela Davis Calls DREAM Act One of Today’s ‘Most Important’ Fights While Canada threatens to criminalize and viciously worsen the conditions of immigrants, its southern neighbours’ proposed DREAM Act presents a more democratic and compassionate attitude towards their plight. … Continue reading →
Thomas Harrington suggests that maybe it’s time for liberals and progressives to unlearn what they have been teaching about expressing anger against social injustice: “If you poke around a bit in the emerging body of literature on the Occupy Wall Street movement, you will find that one of the more oft-repeated elements of advice from well-wishers concerns the need to avoid being, or even appearing, overtly angry.
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.
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 →
Youth Movement in a Culture of Hopelessness Henry Giroux in an interview with Al Jazeera English discusses the Wall Street protests in terms of why young people around the world, “a whole generation that now is being pushed into the … Continue reading →