The Occupy Wall Street movement claimed a little scrap of earth in Zuccotti Park on behalf of all of us, and created a live-in soapbox from which to challenge inequality.
While the President honored MLK’s work for civil rights and economic justice, he did not mention King’s equally important work against the Vietnam War and U.S. militarism.
Remarks by Father Pedro Panoja Arriola on behalf of Belen, Posada del Migrante at the National Press Club on October 12, 2011.
Remarks by John Matthews, executive director of Madison Teacher Inc., representing the Wisconsin Progressive Movement at the National Press Club on October 12, 2011.
If Howard Zinn were alive today, he’d be writing a new chapter right now.
The 2011 LM Awards mark the 35th anniversary of the assassination on September 21st, 1976 of Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier and American Ronni Karpen Moffitt, colleagues at the Institute for Policy Studies. The Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards ceremony highlights human rights movements from the United States and the Americas.
Over the past year, a broad coalition of progressive forces came together in Wisconsin to build massive resistance to a conservative onslaught on worker rights and social programs. This movement has inspired millions across the country and the world. Please join leaders of this movement as they talk about lessons from the Wisconsin movement, and the next phase of the struggle.
The roots of this new social movement trying to “occupy everything” reach deep into the soil of Egypt and Wisconsin, and lead us into honoring our heroes of activism.
A fellow UCLA DREAMer joins our special screening of Nostalgia for the Light this Thursday.
Belen, Posada Del Migrante (Bethlehem, the Migrant’s Shelter) and the Suffering of Central American Migrants
It was a radical humanitarian endeavor.
Fue un proyecto humanizador radical.
The Institute for Policy Studies recognizes Wisconsin’s progressive movement with the prestigious Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award.
Awards Gala: Wisconsin Progressive Movement and Bethlehem, The Migrant’s Shelter, win prestigious human rights award
The Institute for Policy Studies hosts the 35th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards Ceremony to honor unsung heroes in the progressive movement.
Back from sabbatical, our director reflects on the challenged of the day and how the Obama administration can face them.
In 1963, as King was giving his most famous speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, IPS was just opening its doors.