Tag Archives: Occupy Movement

Jay D. Jurie : Are We Colonized? A Response to Chris Hedges

Activist/journalist Chris Hedges speaks at Occupy Washington, DC, Freedom Plaza, Jan. 9, 2011. Photo by Scott Galindez / Occupy Washington, DC.‘Colonized by Corporations’:A Response to Chris Hedges Hedges says that corporations play the same role in the U.S. today that … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Are We Colonized? A Response to Chris Hedges

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Greg Moses : Occupy May Day: Life, Labor, and Liberty

Occupy posters by Eric Drooker.Life, labor, and liberty:May Day then and now By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / May 1, 20112 Counting in reverse through the great Theses on Feuerbach, we pass by the iconic eleventh, which demands … finish reading Greg Moses : Occupy May Day: Life, Labor, and Liberty

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Harry Targ : Take a Deep Breath!

Image from The Blog of Progress.Take a deep breath:How do we build our movements? The response of 2011 was spontaneous, passionate, daring, and electric in its transformational possibilities. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 25, 2012 Over … finish reading Harry Targ : Take a Deep Breath!

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Danny Schechter : Adbusters’ ‘Battle for the Soul of Occupy’

Graphic from AdBusters.Here we go again:Battle for the ‘soul’ of Occupy AdBusters‘ latest communiqué is offered up almost like a new commandment from the mountaintop of political purity. By Danny Schechter | The Rag Blog | April 17, 2012 Perhaps … finish reading Danny Schechter : Adbusters’ ‘Battle for the Soul of Occupy’

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VERSE / Mariann G. Wizard : Hiatus

Image from Dzinepress.Hiatus The plazas are empty, swept clean of debris,smug analyses already written.Elections are coming, everyone run to see:is it Newton? or El Ron? or Mittens? But out of the glare of the media stare,the knowledge unerringly spreads:the old … finish reading VERSE / Mariann G. Wizard : Hiatus

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Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers : Come to Chicago!

Graphic by Dave Wittekind / The Rag Blog.UPDATE: In a major development, the G8 summit has been moved from Chicago to Camp David by President Obama, who apparently gave Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel only an hour’s advance notice of the … finish reading Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers : Come to Chicago!

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Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers : Come to Chicago!

Graphic by Dave Wittekind / Dave’s Ink / The Rag Blog. An open invitation:Come to Chicago Occupy this/Occupy that!NATO/G8: May 18-21, 2012 By Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers | The Rag Blog | March 8, 2012 The tiny fraternity of … finish reading Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers : Come to Chicago!

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Rag Radio : The Occupy Movement and Activism in Austin

Occupy activists in the studios of KOOP-FM, Austin, February 24, 2012. From left, Richard Bowden, Joe Cooper, Mo McMorrow, Nate Cowan, Brian J. Overman, Lucian Villaseñor, and Rag Radio host Thorne Dreyer. Photo by Tracey Schulz / Rag Radio.Rag Radio:Representatives … finish reading Rag Radio : The Occupy Movement and Activism in Austin

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Ron Jacobs : Creeping Fascism? Ask the Cop on the Corner

Police state shown busily creeping. Image from The End of the World.Ask the cop on the corner:Creeping fascism The infant U.S. police state is no longer learning to crawl; it has learned to walk and will soon be stomping its … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Creeping Fascism? Ask the Cop on the Corner

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Harry Targ : Hoosier Teach-In and the Question of Historical Narratives

Members of Occupy Purdue demonstrate on Dec. 11, 2011. Photo by Steven Yang / The Exponent.Hoosier teach-in:Narratives of labor and elections posebig questions for Occupy movement By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | February 22, 2012 WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana … finish reading Harry Targ : Hoosier Teach-In and the Question of Historical Narratives

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Jane Ayers : Willie Nelson and 300,000 Others Sue Monsanto

Willie Nelson. Image from OTRC.Occupy the Food System:Willie Nelson and 300,000other activists sue Monsanto By Jane Ayers / Reader Supported News / February 16, 2012 Little did Willie Nelson know when he recorded “Crazy” years ago just how crazy it … finish reading Jane Ayers : Willie Nelson and 300,000 Others Sue Monsanto

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Jane Ayers : Willie Nelson and 300,000 Others Sue Monsanto

Farm aid president Willie Nelson. Photo by Ed Reinke / AP.Occupy the Food System:Willie Nelson and 300,000other activists sue Monsanto By Jane Ayers / Reader Supported News / February 15, 2012 Little did Willie Nelson know when he recorded “Crazy” … finish reading Jane Ayers : Willie Nelson and 300,000 Others Sue Monsanto

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