Tag Archives: Social Movements

Lessons from Kshama Sawant’s Historic Victory

How a Socialist Won By Ramy Khalil, Vote Sawant Campaign Manager Everybody knows you have to accept corporate money and work within the corporate-dominated two-party system to get elected, right? Not so with Kshama Sawant. In November, nearly 100,000 voters … Continue reading

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For Our Votes to Make a Difference, It’s Time to Try New Tactics | Published by Workers Action

For Our Votes to Make a Difference, It’s Time to Try New Tactics

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Rebel or Perish » The Greanville Post

Rebel or Perish » The Greanville Post

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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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The Struggle for Leadership Within “Leaderless” Occupy

By Mark Vorpahl February 12, 2012 The current debate that has erupted within Occupy circles was built into this movement’s foundation. It has been sparked by much needed soul searching in the wake of a series of confrontations with the … Continue reading

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International Day of Action!

On Thursday November 17th, the two month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, we call upon the 99% to participate in a national day of direct action and celebration! New York City BREAKFAST: Shut Down Wall Street – 7:00 … Continue reading

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The Battles of Occupy Portland

by Shamus Cooke (Originally published on Workers Action, November 13, 2011) For those who were there, November 13th will be a day long remembered in Portland, Oregon. Occupy Portland again proved why it remains the 2nd strongest Occupy movement in … Continue reading

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OWS Challenges the Legitimacy of the System

by Saul Landau (Originally published on ZNet, November 12, 2011) An advanced university degree can’t help you find a position – for a year or more. Yet, stocks, bonds, and derivative dealers, and those peddling hedge (evade, prevaricate, get around, … 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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The Way Forward for Occupy Portland

by Shamus Cooke (Originally Published on Workers Action, October 31, 2011) In Portland, Oregon, all the promise and pitfalls of the Occupy Movement are on public display. Portland is second only to New York when it comes to sustained Occupy power, … Continue reading

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