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Debate over Occupy tactics: an invented controversy

PSL Editorial February 16, 2012 Chris Hedges’ recent articles starting with “The Cancer in Occupy” (Truthdig, Feb. 6) have created quite a controversy among supporters of the Occupy movement. The article came out in the aftermath of an incident in … Continue reading

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On the Fetishization of Expression

by Paul Street (Originally posted on ZNet, February 12, 2012) A handwritten note stuck on the message board of an old Occupy site I know reads as follows: “If you want to make God laugh, make a plan.” The message … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back in Futility: Reflections on the Occupy Movement and the Repression it has Sparked

by Paul Street (Originally posted on ZNet, November 22, 2011; the notes can be found there) Occupy Wall Street isn’t about real estate, and its signal achievement was not assembling shivering sleepers in a park. The high ground that the … Continue reading

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Eyewitness Oakland General Strike

by PSL San Francisco (Originally published on Liberation News, November 6, 2011) Around 25,000 people participated in a general strike in Oakland, Calif., on Nov. 2, called by the Occupy movement. The strike shut down the Port of Oakland, as … Continue reading

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