Andrew Potter: Framing the Occupy movement

As a good background for understanding the Occupy movement, I highly recommend reading The Rebel Sell, written by Andrew Potter and Joseph Heath, because it provides an interesting perspective on system change.  They recognize the need for change but highlight the ways that the usual proponents of change, the “counter-culture”, often inadvertently work against their own goals.  Additionally, Filthy Lucre, written by Joseph Heath, is an excellent book for anyone wanting an understanding of North American economics and why meaningful change to our system is so difficult to achieve (whether [Read More]