Tag Archives: social movements

VIDEO The Empire Files: Abby Martin with Dr. Jill Stein — Symptoms of a Sick Society

Abby Martin sits down with Dr. Stein [Green Party presidential candidate] to look at how her career in medicine helped her diagnose America’s “multi-organ failure,” and why her ideas pose such a threat to Empire.

VIDEO|The Empire Files: Native American Genocide and Survival with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Hear about the true story of native peoples’ plight — from genocide to re-education

Noam Chomsky: A Genuine Movement For Social Change

Chomsky: It has always been taken for granted by radical thinkers, and quite rightly so, that effective political action that threatens entrenched social interests will lead to “confrontation” and repression. It is, correspondingly, a sign of intellectual bankruptcy for the left to seek to construct “confrontations”; it is a clear indication that the efforts to organize significant social action have failed.

Bill Moyer: The 8 Stages Of Successful Social-Political Movements

The Movement Action Plan by Bill Moyer PopularResistance.org  Originally posted December 26, 2013   The Movement Action Plan by Bill Moyer Long-time political activist and social change agent Bill Moyer, who developed the Movement Action Plan Model of how successful progressive movements evolve makes his last public presentation in this video six weeks before he […]

Flowers and Zeese: Major Social Transformation Is a Lot Closer Than You May Realize – How Do We Finish the Job?

It starts with winning over the hearts and minds of the American people. By Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers  December 30, 2013  AlterNet The current social movement that exploded onto the national scene with the 2011 Occupy Movement is following the path of successful movements so far. The social change movement in 2014 is poised to begin an […]

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 […]

Letter from Prison: Tim DeChristopher speaks

Letter from Prison: Tim DeChristopher speaks Margaret Flowers – Posted on 01 September 2011 October2011.org  The following text appeared in a handwritten letter from Tim DeChristopher addressed to Grist’s Jennifer Prediger. by Tim DeChristopher  If I had ever doubted the power of words, Judge Benson made their importance all too clear at my sentencing last month. When he […]