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By now OWS has been featured on the news all around the world, and there is no shortage of analysis regarding its potential political impact. But the internal organization, structure and functioning of the occupations are at least as noteworthy. Read more

A quote well-known among activists, variously attributed to Gandhi or US labor leader Nicholas Klein, says that “first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” In the space of just the past … Read more

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This is not about—as many within the movement fear—just trying to piggy-back a bunch of unrelated “social issues” onto a movement for economic justice. It’s about recognizing that all of the various forms of oppression in our society are so interwoven that it would be impossible to truly fight one without fighting the others. Read more

Moving to Action

October 25th, 2011 | Posted by Daniel Roth in Articles & Essays | Writing by Our Members - (Comments Off)

Our analysis of the world right now creates a web with the issues that we face. Our vision for a better world touches on all the spheres that we can see. Here, I want to take moment to delve deeper into our strategy and organize types of institutions, so that we can begin to move ourselves toward action. Read more

Activists from the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York City flooded Times Square on Saturday as part of a global day of action, with protesters packing the sidewalks and some streets as far as the eye could see in every direction, centered on the plaza where the famous ball drops on New Year’s Eve. Read more