The Brooklyn Solidarity Network, took a stand today to end the violence that the gentrification process has wreaked on the entire city of New York, over the past decade including the new Rheingold development
Occupy Wall Street articles on Democracy Chronicles
Occupy Wall Street sparked a world movement against inequality, corruption and undue influence of the 1% versus the 99%, particularly focused on the financial industry following the Great Recession of 2008. Also see our articles on New York City, Protests, or the Tea Party.
Today the family of Ramarley Graham, held a rally and press conference at New York City Hall, to highlight the fact that to this day not a single officer has been fired and no officers have been charged with a crime in his death.
B&H Photo warehouse workers are demanding an end to dangerous and discriminatory working conditions inside the store, where employees have report racial discrimination, verbal and physical abuse, and injuries due to insufficient training.
I write not as an application for review by the HKU council. I have reasonable suspicion that the council has been politically infiltrated. I believe any request to review its own politically tainted decisions will not receive any impartial and fair treatment by the council.
On Dec 15 2015, NYC Shut It Down and The Grand Central Crew held an action at Grand Central Station then marched through the streets of New York City bring their message to the people
Sawant’s successes in Seattle have implications for whether a self-avowed socialist, such as Bernie Sanders, can win in a national election. Their organizing strategies of invoking a “political revolution” have several parallels
Some leading unions are hard at work and a few social movement groups move beyond protest. But mostly we love to demonstrate and march and respond to crisis, or to post opinion on social media, but shy away from the hard work of organizing
All of a sudden, the idea of civil disobedience springs up. The thought of coercion by protest is then transformed. It now becomes an awakening movement in which participants are willing to shoulder any legal responsibility out of the spirit of self-sacrifice.
King’s historical memory found the roots of revolution in the best of American political traditions. The student led sit-in movement renewed the civil rights struggle and launched the student movement.
Tireless advocates and a focus on issues keeps Occupy Wall Street alive as part of national debate