Kate Sherman was in on the Occupation from near the beginning, and here she talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about her experience of its intense participatory democracy and community solidarity. This interview was recorded on Thursday, November 10, prior to the closing of the encampments.
Workers occupied and operated factories being closed by their owners in Argentina during a time of financial collapse. Jan Haaken and Nancy Hollander discuss the documentary film about those events, The Take.
Marxist scholar and teacher David Harvey argues, "The aim of [the OW movement] in the United States is simple. It says: “We the people are determined to take back our country from the moneyed powers that currently run it." Host Tom Becker reads from David Harvey's blog about the party that has ruled us and the growing movement to push it aside.
After the eviction of the Occupy Portland encampments at Chapman and Lownsdale Squares, where does the movement go from here? Bill Resnick talks with two occupiers, Kate Sherman and Jay, about what might be ahead.
Tom Becker hosts this show focusing on Occupations, especially here in Portland. We hear extensive interviews with participants in the local Occupation, an indictment of the "Party of Wall Street," and aboutfactory occupations in Argentina.
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