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Posted on: Aug 1, 2012, Source: Devoke The Apocalypse

Politics is too important to be left to a small activist class. We need to weave it back into every corner of all of our lives.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2012, Source: Beyond The Choir

An Occupy organizer asks: When established groups show up wanting to help, then who's really co-opting whom?

Posted on: Nov 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The primary reason the tactic of occupation has resonated so far and wide is because it has served as a symbol about standing up to powerful elites on their own doorstep.

Posted on: May 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

In their online lives, most people are shielded from viewpoints that do not mesh with their own, making it difficult to build the diverse coalitions that lead to real change.