This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything

Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement

eBook - 2011
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Occupy Wall Street protests have spread around the world, with a common slogan of "We are the 99%." But there is a great deal of confusion and misperception about this movement. This book clarifies the who, what, when, where, why, and how of this movement. It provides profound insight into the movement's power, messages, significance, methods, and impact. The editors of YES! Magazine bring together voices from inside and outside the protests to show how the meaning and impact of this movement are much bigger and more far-reaching than is being reported. The central thesis of this book is "This.
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, c2011
Description: 1 online resource : ill
ISBN: 9781609945886
1609945883
9781609945893
1609945891
Additional Contributors: Van Gelder, Sarah

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mswalsh
Dec 11, 2014

The book is well written, as are Greenwald's numerous essays. He does a wonderful job of describing Snowden's character as it relates to the event of his whistleblowing. He describes he details of the NSA's survilance.
I would like some background into the historical precidence and import of personal privacy in a democracy . Also some pointed description of Obama's corruption of central American values, and his attacks on the people who bring him to task.

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travellingdoris
Mar 11, 2014

A good clear read of the issues and dynamics that birthed Occupy and pervaded the movement during its first year. I'd suggest this is a good resource for social activists wanting to learn from each other and also for academics looking to provide concise and accessible information on an important 'time' and element in social movement history.

rowanquincy Jun 13, 2012

Liked this very much. A concise book on the Occupy movement.

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jbetzzall
Jan 07, 2012

An "insta-book" of insightful essays on the Occupy Movement--helpfully includes criticism and discussion of divisions as well as hope for the future.

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