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Henry A. Giroux | Radical Politics in the Age of American Authoritarianism: Connecting the Dots

The left needs a new political conversation that encompasses memories of freedom and resistance. Such a dialogue would build on the militancy of the labor strikes of the 1930s, the civil rights movements of the 1950s and the struggle for participatory democracy by the New Left in the 1960s. At the same time, there is a need to reclaim the radical imagination and to infuse it with a spirited battle for an independent politics that regards a radical democracy as part of a never-ending struggle.

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 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

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