Saturday, February 4, 2023

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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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.