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Popular Resistance: Fifteen Core Issues the Country Must Face

PopularResistance.org These are fifteen core issues that are in crisis in the United States. This list was developed during the organizing process for the Occupation of Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC. There are solutions to each of these crises and many of them are supported by a majority of the population, but instead of considering More

Norman Solomon> How to Build a Grassroots Power Base

How to Build a Grassroots Power Base By Norman Solomon  The Nation | Op-Ed Monday, 12 November 2012 via truthout.org Occupy Wall Street one year anniversary. September 17, 2012. (Photo: Sunset Parkerpix) Millions of Americans are eager, even desperate, for a political movement that truly challenges the power of Wall Street and the Pentagon. But accommodation has been habit-forming for More

Norman Solomon> How to Build a Grassroots Power Base

How to Build a Grassroots Power Base By Norman Solomon  The Nation | Op-Ed Monday, 12 November 2012 via truthout.org Occupy Wall Street one year anniversary. September 17, 2012. (Photo: Sunset Parkerpix) Millions of Americans are eager, even desperate, for a political movement that truly challenges the power of Wall Street and the Pentagon. But accommodation has been habit-forming for More

Video> The Uptake> How Should We Pay For Campaigns Elections?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwCci6G46oE&w=560&h=315] It takes a lot of money to get elected to federal office in the United States. Barack Obama's campaign spent $750 million in 2008 to win the Presidency. Tens of millions of dollars are spent on single Senate campaigns. Who should pay for that? More and more the answer has been large corporations More

Ben Adler> The Handful of White People Who Choose Your Presidential Candidates

The Handful of White People Who Choose Your Presidential Candidates Ben Adler on January 1, 2012 – 11:24pm ET  The Nation Supporters watch as Republican presidential candidate Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks during a campaign stop at the Fainting Goat in Waverly, Iowa, Friday, December 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) On a two-day trip to New More

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