Don't Pay My Tuition: Considering Sensible Goals for the Occupy Movement

This video, lists some of the statistics that might be important to those who are looking to become informed about the Occupy movement. While quite simplistic, the video correctly describes the situation being protested by people across the globe. The figures describe unemployment in the USA and the great inequality between the wealthiest and the poorest people in the nation. It portrays the underlying socioeconomic problems being confronted by ‘occupiers’. It demonstrates a clear purpose in comparison to some of the vague and unreasonable demands seen throughout the movement. I [Read More]

 

Listen to CBC’s Ideas interview with Chris Hedges on The Empire of Illusion “We dare not become disillusioned because our illusions are the very house in which we live” —–D. Boorstein