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Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Teen Student Leader Joshua Wong Will Face Trial

Student activist Joshua Wong outside the Wanchai police station in Hong Kong last month. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

Leader of Hong Kong democracy protests Joshua Wong to face trial… 416 more words

How to Waste Your Breath and Your Vote (re: Occupy, Chris Hedges)

There is perhaps no person with greater first-hand experience of the collapse of corrupt power structures than Chris Hedges. He has reported as a foreign correspondent from more than fifty countries over the span of two decades (fifteen years of which he was employed by the  1,257 more words

Dear America: FEED YOUR PEOPLE

Every once in a while I get a great reminder as to what we are doing and why. I came across a meme on social media today that went on and on about how “the new American lifestyle” is to basically steal $75,000 from government assistance programs. 776 more words

Project Updates

The Great Recession, Inequality, and Occupy Protests Around the World

Yagci, Alper H. (Forthcoming). “The Great Recession, Inequality, and Occupy Protests Around the World,” Government and Opposition.

The article undertakes regression analyses estimating the economic and political correlates of more than thousand Occupy protests around the world. 51 more words

Democracy

Thank You Kevin Blanch.

by Jerry Alatalo

The Fukushima nuclear catastrophe is the most important event in history. In the over 1,600 days since March 11, 2011 when the nuclear crisis began, radioactive material has flowed into the Pacific Ocean around the clock. 911 more words

Earth Matters

The History of My Hitherto Life: Hello Diary, Hello World

Dear Diary,

Well, I guess I decided to start this diary.

Why? Maybe I have a lot on my mind that I want to share. Maybe I want to see if there are others out there who feel the same way I do about different aspects of organizing. 630 more words

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