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January 18, 2012

11 Things you can do to support Occupy

11 Things you can do to support the Occupy movement right now.

January 17, 2012

Occupy Wall Street's Goals and Public Education

I have been getting many emails and comments about the last blog.  Fewer people are asking about detailed demands for Occupy after my last blog.  But several want more specifics. This blog focusses on some concrete ideas that organizations can demand.  As mentioned in earlier emails, no one speaks for occupy; this list is compiled from positions that I have heard and would like to see.

December 20, 2011

What Does Occupy Envision? Why Occupy is Not Putting Out A Clear List of Demands

Part III of V There is a difference between a policy demand and a movement goal.  A movement is more visionary and broader.  Movements are made up of people from many policy campaigns. Movements shift conversations and are not satisfied with a narrow policy victory.  Organizations and camp...

December 19, 2011

What is Occupy Doing Now?

I am interrupting my 5 part series to answer questions I am getting about what Occupy is doing now.

December 09, 2011

Occupy Wall Street's Goals and Public Education (Part II)

The Occupy movement has expanded exponentially due to the inaccessibility of the American dream. Like the conditions that allowed for the Arab Spring to grow: massive unemployment, poor schools, increased food, health, and housing costs.

December 06, 2011

Occupy Wall Street's Goals and Public Education

Part I -- Who is Occupy Wall Street and what does Occupy believe in? Occupy is made up of nurses, teachers, auto workers, homeless vets, students and even conservatives who all fervently believe the 99% can reclaim democracy, build a just society and create a better world for everyone.

December 02, 2011

History of the current Chilean student movement

From Egypt to New York to Puerto Rico, London, and Greece, youth-led struggles throughout the world are giving hope and confidence that we can once again provide a fully funded opportunity for all children to succeed in public education, from preschool to college.

November 22, 2011

Chile and the International Education Reform Struggle

U.S. educators, students, parents, policymakers, and Occupy activists can learn a lot from Chilean students.

November 18, 2011

The International Occupy Movement and Public Education

Occupy Wall Street, in tandem with similar movements across the world, is raising critical issues and exposing how our education system reflects larger economic inequalities.

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