Do you remember Occupy Wall Street?
There was (and is) so much helpless rage surrounding the financial crisis of 2008. This boiling caldron of human frustration and despair inevitably boiled over giving rise to the Occupy movement. 438 more words
Fundraising always presents an issue for people who are first engaging in direct action based community organizing. The first is, obviously enough, that people do not usually want to endorse radical non-institutional solutions. 991 more words
Author: Micah White
A battle is raging for the soul of activism. It is a struggle between digital activists, who have adopted the logic of the marketplace, and those organisers who vehemently oppose the marketisation of social change. 854 more words
I’ve come to the conclusion that living in suburbia is “the American Dream,” for it is one of the greatest myths that capitalism has created. It’s the goal, the white picket fence, a dog, probably a Labrador, and a doting wife who understands that your career is more important than hers, even though she’s just as educated than you. 385 more words
Reports coming out of the protests in NYC overnight are saying that the NYPD used the LRAD Sound Cannon to disperse peaceful protests, right on the heels of their shitty tweet that said “#Wehearyou.” Yeah, clearly you guys are hearing just fine. 186 more words