Chris Hedges’ Teach-In at Occupy Wall Street: Don’t Compromise!

Occupy Wall Street Day 14

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Part 2: Chris Hedges’ Teach-In at Occupy Wall Street Q&A: Nonviolence is your best weapon

with Chris Hedges
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Oct. 17, 2011

on Oct 17, 2011

Chris Hedges is great talking to the people on the sidewalk in NY’s Occupy Wall Street protest — 10/9/11.

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A Movement Too Big to Fail by Chris Hedges + This one could take them all down

Occupy COMO

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by Chris Hedges
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Two Lefts? by Konstantin Kaminskiy

by Konstantin Kaminskiy
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Questions of Political Economy in Modernity
Oct. 14, 2011

Occupy Wall St. Protest in Zucotti Park Octobe...

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This is a report on and some thoughts inspired by “American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation with Michael Kazin,”a panel discussion hosted by Demos. I have described them before as broadly wanting a New Deal. I will add to that – they are progressives, or Left Democrats, or “Obama-pushers.” This constitutes one of the Lefts represented at the event. The other is Occupy Wall Street, which was represented by one of their organizers.

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Decline of the American Left by Steven Jonas, MD, MPH

by Steven Jonas, MD, MPH
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Oct. 16, 2011

May Day '13, strikers in Union Square (LOC)

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In The New York Times “Sunday Review” of Sept. 25, 2011, Michael Kazin, a co-editor of Dissent magazine, published an article entitled “Whatever Happened to the American Left?” It is drawn from a new book of his entitled American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation. In the article (full disclosure: I have not read the book, only the review that appeared in The Times Sunday Book Review on Sept. 18) Mr. Kazin attributed the aforementioned decline to a number of factors. Continue reading