Tag: Occupy Movement
Rebel CitiesOctober 2012
Occupy Wall Street staged a rebellion against corporate corruption and economic inequality in Manhattan’s parks and streets, but the battle for the city began with nineteenth century electrification of Broadway.
Rebecca Solnit: Occupy Your VictoriesSeptember 2012
It’s the first anniversary of the Occupy movement, and there is much to look forward to.
Notes from the UndergroundAugust 2012
Writer and former radical bookstore owner Sean Stewart talks about his new book on the underground press that was so vital to ’60s counterculture.
Street Art and the New Bohemian: A conversation with Eric Drooker and Molly CrabappleJuly 2012
The two visual artists on the gravitas needed to make protest art, the rhetoric and representations of the Occupy movement, and how to seduce an audience by grabbing them by the eyeballs.
Anna Ludwig: AfterimagesJune 2012
In a series of watercolors, Anna Ludwig explores the complicated history of People’s Park, and sees its echoes in Occupy Oakland.
Andy Kroll: Getting Rolled in WisconsinJune 2012
Despite a recent loss at the ballot box, the fight is far from over for unions in Wisconsin.
Noam Chomsky: Plutonomy and the PrecariatMay 2012
On the history of the U.S. economy in decline.
Matthew Wolfe: Twelve Ways of Looking at a ProtestMay 2012
Tales from May Day’s demonstrations.
Rebecca Solnit and David Graeber on anarchism as a problem-solving tool, the return of debtors’ prisons, and why communism is ingrained in capitalism
Anthony Kammer: After Me, The FloodApril 2012
Our economy’s death cycle has a very famous historical parallel: the lead-up to the French revolution.
Rachel Signer: The Trillion-Dollar Question (Part II)April 2012
Skyrocketing student loan debt has dramatically changed the historical conversation about the social worth of education.
Joshua Dratel: The Evaporation of American Political DissentMarch 2012
Is the anti-Occupy law fundamentally un-American?
The Last OccupyMarch 2012
Occupy Northville has reached an impasse that only Death can solve.