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Chris Hedges: Thomas Paine, Our Contemporary

Paine knew that the British monarchy, which wielded the global imperial power that America wields today, was blinded by its hubris and military prowess. It had lost the ability to listen and as a result had lost the ability to make rational choices.  By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  May 25, 2014   Portrait of Thomas Paine by Auguste Millière (1880). More

Exclusive Interview: Chris Hedges: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

 The Rob Kall Bottom Up Radio Show Podcast Exclusive Interview: Chris Hedges: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt  Another extraordinary interview with Chris, again showing what a visionary, revolutionary We discuss his new book, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt written with illustrator Joe Sacco. Podcast submitted by Rob Kall (about Rob Kall)    Recorded October More

Carol Masters> A Common Thread

A Common Thread By Carol Masters   WAMM Newsletter    February 2012 But until the occcupation of Wall Street, we had not yet been able to define ourselves as belonging to a collective group with shared interests; shared interests that cross religious, ethnic, and political lines. The proverbial cat was out of the bag, and More

Gus Speth> America the Possible> A Manifesto

America the Possible> A Manifesto By Gus Speth   4 March 2012   Yes Magazine via Nation of Change    “Americans are substituting growth and consumption for dealing with the real issues—for doing the things that would make us, and the country, better off.” Eco­nomic growth may be the world’s sec­u­lar re­li­gion, but for much of the More

Derek McGee> An Iraq Vet’s Journey From Wall Street to OWS

An Iraq Vet’s Journey From Wall Street to OWS Derek McGee    January 25, 2012 This article appeared in the February 13, 2012 edition of The Nation. An American flag flies over the empty Occupy Wall Street Encampment at Zuccotti Park as dawn breaks, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) In late More

American Spring> National Occupation of Washington DC (NOW DC) | October 2011

National Occupation of Washington DC (NOW DC)>   March 30, 2012    Join together in Washington, DC for an Occupied American Spring By Kevin Zeese – Posted on 09 November 2011 “We the People” are calling Occupations from across the country to join together for an American Spring in Washington, DC.  The National Occupation of Washington DC More

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