The fact that the Occupy Wall Street movement has been able to sustain its occupation over time has been the ground on which this global movement has arisen.
Wall Street occupation
The national memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. was dedicated last Sunday. What Obama left unsaid is that King, were he alive, would most likely be protesting Obama administration policies.
The link between the radical democracy of the Occupy movement and co-ops is straightforward. Co-ops are member-owned and more deeply anchored in the local economy.
The year 1848 is noted for the revolutions that swept across much of Europe. Historians in the future may write of the revolutions of 2011.
It's about time the lopsided burden of the crisis and its non-recovery sparked a populist rebellion from the progressive side of the spectrum.
The occupations around the world may become a symbol of the moral authority that is a precondition for successful social change movements.
A song about the events on Wall Street.
In honour of the Occupy protesters and their noble cause (demanding more attention to the 99 per cent, instead of the 1 per cent), let's peruse together the sordid details of Canada's ultra-rich.
The Council of Canadians supports the Occupy movement. The world-wide occupations seek to draw attention to the corporate control of our economy, and the resulting wealth inequalities.
We know it's been a while since we talked; it's not that we haven't wanted to, it's just that things keep coming up. Plus we keep hearing how busy you are, working harder and longer.