A very apt discussion of prevalence, tactics, convenience, and promises here. Marina Keegan, Yale ’12, is President of the Yale College Democrats and a member of OccupyYale.
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More information and opportunities to get involved with Occupy New Haven here — From the Yale Working Group of Occupy New Haven: “A march has been planned for Saturday the 5th at noon on the downtown New Haven Green. A march will proceed, symbolically up Wall Street, turning onto Church Street in front of the Banks, and pausing at City Hall more »
Featured Lecture – Gus Speth: “Letter to Liberals: Liberalism, Environmentalism, and Economic Growth”
James Gustave Speth, Yale F&ES Dean Emeritus, speaking at the 30th Annual E.F. Schumacher Lectures (November 20, 2010) hosted by the New Economics Institute. VIDEO provided by the New Economy Working Group (Speth introduced at 5:15; Speth begins speaking at 6:50) TRANSCRIPT provided by Vermont Law School Additional and upcoming lectures referred to below. — I found this excellent and timely lecture while more »
From Yale for Occupy: “You can join the listserv at http://groups.google.com/group/occupyyale. Please forward this link to anyone else who might be interested.” — “Yale for Occupy” represents the convergence of #Occupy supporters and occupiers from all corners of the Yale campus – undergraduate and graduate students. This larger group was formalized through the general assembly consensus process at an Oct 27th congregation. The new group more »
http://griid.org/2011/10/29/occupy-wall-street-v-the-tea-party Jeff Smith distinguishes between populism and “false populism” in a thought provoking piece that analyzes a now popular dialogue comparing the Occupy movement with the Tea Party movement. “Beyond easily noticeable similarities, however, deep and fundamental differences significantly undermine the Tea Party-OWS parallel posited by Scherer and other mainstream commentators.” “The Tea Party was and is not a social movement at all more »
Members of #Occupy Movement were forcefully confronted and arrested by riot police this morning in Oakland, CA as they triend to re-enter a space they had been removed from. - NYTimes full story with photographs and video here. - More detail from the Huffington Post here. *Images and video from this morning are quite intense.
- If you believe you can help with the below efforts, or would like to get involved generally, please email: Environmentalist Solidarity: email@example.com If you can physically participate with the Environmental Solidarity Working Group – meetings are held daily at 4pm in the atrium at 60 Wall St. – A new Working Group has been formed in at #Occupy in more »
- Sorry for the late notice, but there will be a formal panel discussion on #Occupy at 7pm tonight here on the Yale campus – non-students also welcome. More information to come following the event… Details from the facebook event page below: – “Occupy Wall Street: A Panel and Discussion on What it Means and What to Do” Tuesday, October more »
- The following is excerpted from a group email sent by a friend on the ground who is involved with the Education and Empowerment Working Group at OWS, among other things. Alejandro speaks very well to ways in which the conversation has expanded, become self-sustaining in a way, to the spread of awareness, and to new avenues for dialogue. Personal more »