Stories by Manissa McCleave Maharawal

Manissa McCleave Maharawal is a doctoral student in the anthropology department at the CUNY Graduate Center and a New York City-based activist. subscribe to Manissa McCleave Maharawal's feed

Posted on: Sep 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Diverse slate of events planned in New York, with solidarity actions across the country.

Posted on: May 27, 2012, Source: Waging Nonviolence

The core issues at stake here are the same ones that students and workers around the world are facing right now: austerity and the increasing privatization of education.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Occupy changed over the winter from outdoor camps to internal work and debates. But that laid the groundwork for a very big spring. Here's what to expect.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2012, Source: Waging Nonviolence

We are asking everyone to imagine what it would mean if through protests and media and education we could break up one of the largest financial institutions in the country.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

One week after arrests and beatings of students at CUNY and pepper-spraying at UC Davis, students plan bigger actions to fight tuition hikes and policing of education.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A participant in the Liberty Plaza occupation on the way the movement is changing and the people it's touching, from Eliot Spitzer to Baruch college freshmen.