Inspiring and Courageous

Inspiring and Courageous: Popular Resistance Percolates Throughout the Land  By" Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Every week we are inspired by the many people throughout the country who are doing excellent work to challenge the power structure and put forward a new path for the country. The popular resistance to plutocracy, concentrated wealth and corporatism is decentralized, creative and growing. One growing series of protests has been the “Moral Monday” demonstrations in North Carolina.  They do not have ‘one demand’ but rather are challenging the systemic corruption, [...]

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From the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign to Occupy Wall Street

The Movement to Come From the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign to Occupy Wall Street by ALYOSHA GOLDSTEIN As the Occupy Wall Street movement intensifies, the closing words of its first collectively written declaration grow in significance. “These grievances are not all-inclusive” acknowledges that this movement must first and foremost be an opportunity to build and expand alliances.  In refusing to set out a definitive set of policy bullet points, this movement against the common sense of capitalism is poised to critically reevaluate the accepted norms of our [...]

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