Activist Chris Phillips got his start with the Green Party in 2000 working for Ralph Nader’s presidential campaign. He joined the Occupy Wall Street movement in October of 2011 and participated at the occupations in New York City and Buffalo, including a six-month stint near Trinity Church
Op-Ed: Let’s Steal Black Friday
Seizing Black Friday would extend the front line of worker solidarity to the holiday season and disrupt the business-as-usual zeitgeist. The message would be positive. The effects could be deeply profound. And the new battle cry wouldn’t be bad either for lovers of Latin: Carpe Niger Veneris!
London Mayor Not High on Crack — Just the ‘Stonkingly Rich’
Understandably, a politician with Johnson’s daydreams about the one-percent lifestyle couldn’t possibly fathom that most billionaires, if not all, have cheated their way to the top by breaking laws or buying elections or by stifling competition.
Memes, Memes Everywhere — and some will make you think
“Overall, we’ve had more than 20,000 shares and more than one million views, according to Facebook analytics,” Cahoon wrote. “Our most successful meme so far summarized a news story about Bank of America giving employees gift cards to foreclose on their own customers.”
Requiem For The American Dream: The Noam Chomsky Documentary
Filmmaker Peter Hutchison discusses Requiem For The American Dream, his new Noam Chomsky documentary project that he co-directed and co-produced with fellow filmmakers Kelly Nyks and Jared Scott.
Wall Street and the Great Pension Fund Heist
Great Pension Fund Heist: Wall Street has been lusting after public monies for years, and now they’re having their way with pension funds.
Nothing Stands Forever – Happy 2nd Birthday Occupy Wall Street
Birthday Occupy Wall Street: It’s hard to swallow at times but we did fail to storm the castle. Wall Street did not come crumbling down. If anything, Wall Street has only consolidated its power. If anything, Wall Street has only consolidated its power
Interview with Occupy’s Nowhere Man
Occupy’s Nowhere Man Brian Connolly has been an OWS activist and instigator for nearly two years – he’s the guy who’s the spitting image of John Lennon
5 Ways To Revolt Without Picking Up a Weapon
After direct challenges to authority are crushed, an undemocratic regime relies on apathy to clean-up remains of any meaningful dissent or ways to revolt
NSA Scandal Reveals Dark Side of Internet Use
Dark Side of Internet: Much of our everyday communications and intimate thoughts are secured in a glutted vat of zeroes and ones. My enemy is your enemy.