Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: Occupy movement

We are the majority; we must turn that into power

We are building toward being a movement that can make transformational changes over the next decade.

Revolution Is in the Air

“We will have to do this together. No one will do it for us. And as the numbers in the streets swell the corruption of our political system becomes ever more apparent.”

Here’s What a Solidarity Economy Looks Like—From Quebec to Chicago to...

While solidarity economy isn't very well known in the English-speaking world, it's been gaining a foothold in academia and civil society groups since the turn of the century. But now the idea has had an impact on economic thinking in the U.S.

Talking Democracy: Reassessing Formal Consensus

As way to highlight some of the Occupy movement’s successes, Formal Consensus isn't ideal for every situation or issue. So where do we go from here to develop a better system?

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?