How the Left Changed (and Can Further Change) America

Join us for a brown bag lunch discussion with Michael Kazin, professor of history at Georgetown University, co-editor of Dissent Magazine, and author of the recent book American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation. We’ll talk about how progressive movements have transformed the United States and what impact they continue to have through Occupy Wall Street and other efforts.

Police Can’t Raid Our Dreams

Police Can’t Raid Our Dreams

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 Next Marx

The financial crisis and the Occupy movement have challenged Left-Right distinctions and prompted calls for an entirely new economic order.

Occupy to Liberate & Take Back the Land Movements

Occupy to Liberate & Take Back the Land Movements

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.

Traitors to Their Class

Traitors to Their Class

The Harvard students who occupied their campus are not betraying their class, but forming part of a long tradition of citizens with a conscience.

How to Occupy the World

How to Occupy the World

This call for true internationalism challenges the Occupy movement to engage the Global South.

Occupy the Food System

Occupy the Food System

The world can feed itself, without corporate America’s science-experiment crops and expensive chemicals.

Author Event: America Beyond Capitalism

Author Event: America Beyond Capitalism

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.

Occupy Foreign Affairs

Inequality has become so extreme that even the foreign policy elite is worried.

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