Out of Occupy, a New Populist Political Party Forms

Originally posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/BKqbI9vB5O4 Carl Gibson, co-founder of U.S. Uncut, is joining with other Occupy Wall Street organizers to launch a new populist political party. While more details (including the name of the party and the identities of other key organizers) will be available when the group launches on March 20, the party will [...]

Is there a role for Anarchists in the OWS movement?

Recently, I spoke with Thom Hartmann about the role of Anarchists within the Occupy movement. All too often, people equate anarchism with violence. http://youtu.be/myjrAutsRsc My take is this: smashing windows is vandalism and not violence. Violence is how the police have reacted to protesters armed with nothing more than an idea. However, smashing windows and [...]