Director of IPS is “grateful” for opportunity to showcase “proud history of public scholarship”
IPS invites organizers with Occupy DC to discuss how the people’s critique of the global economy manifests itself in Occupations happening throughout the country and the world.
The Occupy movement has made millions of Americans think harder about our economic, environmental, and political realities, and that has the potential to change everything.
The Institute for Policy Studies invites you to a cutting edge and interactive forum featuring one Take Back the Land leader (TBL), Max Rameau. Accompanied by video presentations, Max will lead a discussion about the historical context; an analysis of how the Occupy movement relates to TBL ; and the differences, similarities, and synergies between the Occupy Movement and TBL. An integral part of this discussion will be about race, class, and internationalism issues.
January 17, 2012 is the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Patrice Lumumba by the United States and Belgium in cahoots with select Congolese elites. Congolese and friends of the Congo throughout the globe commemorate Lumumba’s assassination each year to bring attention to the Congolese people’s pursuit of freedom and liberation in the heart of Africa. Since the assassination of Lumumba the foreign multi-national corporations of the 1% profit from the plundering of the Congo’s abundant mineral resources and are complicit in the super-exploitation of Congolese labor. They are also the underlying engine of the violent conflict in the country. Join us for a day of demonstration, film screening and teach-in on the current crisis in the Congo and how you can join the global movement in support of self-determination in the heart of Africa.
Activists plan to hold a demonstration in solidarity with Occupy Nigeria, the Nigerian “We The People” coalition and Nigeria’s organized labor sector, who have called for a general strike to protest the soaring price hikes for oil on Monday, January 9.
Celebrate the release of the new edition of Gar Alperovitz’ America Beyond Capitalism, a sweeping analysis of the emerging long-term pathways toward an evolutionary reconstruction of our economic system. Thousands of experiments across the country are building new forms of cooperative and community controlled economic institutions and quietly laying the groundwork for a transition away from capitalism, to a new system grounded in ecological sustainability, the democratization of wealth, and real democracy.
IPS’ Karen Dolan sheds light on who is crying wolf and trying to pull the wool over our eyes, the 99%.
Resilience Circles talk about social action as something members can do as a group, not just as isolated individuals. Occupy takes that understanding of social change and magnifies it to a huge scale.
March from Freedom Plaza to the Federal Housing Finance Administration to demand mortgage correction NOW!
The chamber helps the “built-to-loot” companies.