Tag Archives: Occupy Movement

INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Occupy’s Nathan Schneider on Anarchy and Radical Catholicism

Nathan Schneider, June 17, 2012. Photo from Occupy. Interview with Occupy’s Nathan Schneider: Anarchy, activism, and radical Catholicism By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 19, 2013 “It’s hard to pick a revolution about which one doesn’t have … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Occupy’s Nathan Schneider on Anarchy and Radical Catholicism

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Todd Gitlin : The Wonderful World of Informers and ‘Agents Provocateurs’

  Old school spying. Image from Outside the Beltway. Close encounters of the lower-tech kind: The wonderful American world of informers and agents provocateurs Here is a preliminary attempt to sort out some patterns behind what could be the next … finish reading Todd Gitlin : The Wonderful World of Informers and ‘Agents Provocateurs’

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Mike McGuire and Lisa Fithian on Occupy Movement and ‘We Are Many’

Mike McGuire, left, co-editor of We Are Many, and activist/writer Lisa Fithian.Rag Radio podcast:Mike McGuire and Lisa Fithian reflect on the Occupy Movement and the book, We Are Many By Rag Radio | The Rag Blog | January 23, 2013 … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Mike McGuire and Lisa Fithian on Occupy Movement and ‘We Are Many’

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Bill Fletcher, Jr. : ‘Flip the Script’: Jobs over Deficits

Image from The Fiscal Times.The Republican lock on Congressmeans a strategy for the cities If we are to fight it out on the economy, this will not happen in the Republican Congressional Districts. It is a fight that we will … finish reading Bill Fletcher, Jr. : ‘Flip the Script’: Jobs over Deficits

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘We Are Many’ Offers Thoughtful Analysis of Occupy Movement

From occupation to liberation:A review of ‘We Are Many’ By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | December 11, 2012 This aesthetically pleasing volume has the best overall take to date on the meaning of Occupy, its shortcomings and strengths, … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘We Are Many’ Offers Thoughtful Analysis of Occupy Movement

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Daniel Coshnear’s ‘Occupy’ Stories Are as Contemporary as the Latest Tweet

Daniel Coshnear’s‘Occupy and Other Love Stories’ As contemporary as the latest tweet, Coshnear’s men, women, and children cry out for the lost soul of America itself. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | November 23, 2012 [Occupy and Other … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Daniel Coshnear’s ‘Occupy’ Stories Are as Contemporary as the Latest Tweet

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ELECTION 2012 / Jonah Raskin : A View from California

“California Dreaming.” Art by Tom Horner / Dribble. Inset image below from San Francisco Sentinal.A view from California:Which way the wind blows Obama’s reelection is only the beginning. The hard work of transforming the nation lies ahead By Jonah Raskin … finish reading ELECTION 2012 / Jonah Raskin : A View from California

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Chris Hedges : Heartland Resistance to the Pipeline

Treesitters in Winnsboro, Texas. Photo from the Tar Sands Blockade.Resistance in the heartland:The Great Tar Sands Blockade Ranchers, farmers, and enraged citizens, often after seeing their land seized by eminent domain and their water supplies placed under mortal threat, have … finish reading Chris Hedges : Heartland Resistance to the Pipeline

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Roger Baker : ‘Class’ Used to Be a Dirty Word

Class Warfare. Political cartoon by Steve Segelin / Charleston City Paper.‘Class’ used to be a dirty word:Elections point to new paradigm The 2012 presidential race is shaping up as a new kind of political fight being fairly openly fought around … finish reading Roger Baker : ‘Class’ Used to Be a Dirty Word

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Muriel Kane : Austin Police Infiltrated Occupy Austin

Front page of Austin American-Statesman, Saturday, September 1, 2012. Image from Occupy Austin / Facebook. UPDATE: The Houston Chronicle reported on Sept. 5 that, according to Austin Assistant Police Chief David Carter, “High-ranking officials in the Austin Police Department had … finish reading Muriel Kane : Austin Police Infiltrated Occupy Austin

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John Perkins : Occupy the Dam

Three hundred indigenous people, small farmers, fisherfolk, and local residents occupied the Belo Monte Dam project at the Xingu River, Brazil, on June 15, 2012 Photo by Atossa Soltani / Amazon Watch / Spectral Q. Go here for photo essay. … finish reading John Perkins : Occupy the Dam

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Jack A. Smith : 2012 Elections: ‘Another Fine Mess…’

Train car outside Cheyenne, Wyoming. Image from Big American Night.‘Another fine mess…’The 2012 elections won’t bring progressive change If Obama returns to the White House it will be to the same mess the U.S. finds itself in today. Should Romney … finish reading Jack A. Smith : 2012 Elections: ‘Another Fine Mess…’

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