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Occupy Movements

Participatory Action Research and Organizing for Justice

Donna Nevel | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home
Donna Nevel

Participatory Action Research is very much in line with the politics of the Occupy movements. The principles of PAR have been critical to social movements for self-determination throughout the world.

Leadership Crucial for Occupy Movement to Progress

Byron Williams | Posted 01.21.2012 | Home
Byron Williams

For the second phase of the Occupy movements to be successful, it must have something that was glaringly missing from its first phase: leadership.

Occupy This: Create a Lasting Legacy by Passing the Equal Rights Amendment

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The Occupy Movement continues to protest economic inequality. But it's missing an opportunity to create a lasting legacy: to push for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.

From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy the Neighborhoods

Paul Loeb | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home
Paul Loeb

Like participants in previous movements for justice, the Occupiers need to avoid the false choices between protest and organizing, community building and electoral involvement, surrealist theater and the grunt work of change.

The State of the Left

Colleen Becker | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home
Colleen Becker

What the Occupation movements make patently clear is that its participants do not feel adequately represented by either the Democratic party or the Republican party.