What can the Occupy movement learn from the history of HIV/AIDS activism? Ted Kerr’s “Questions for a Revolution” offers a starting point.
Matias Viegener offers different ways of thinking about Occupy LA in the wake of its LA City Hall site’s forced closure.
Artist and Occupy LA mediator Dorit Cypis reflects on one challenge facing the movement: to build its participants’ skills in democratic social engagement.
Is it time for artists to start unionizing? Christy Roberts is one of many who thinks it is, and tells us why now is the perfect moment.
Anna Mayer shows how protest encampments are themselves a form of embodied activism that puts basic human needs front and center.
No matter where you live, you can Occupy. Conceptual artist Mikal Czech offers a series of proposals to get you started.
Teresa Carmody talks with Owen Driggs about the making of a giant Octopus puppet, which stands as a visual metaphor for corporate reach as well as leaderless organization.
Mathew Timmons constructs concrete poetry out of collective pronouns, all culled from #Occupy-related social media streams.
Can listening more actively spur radical change? Elana Mann and Juliana Snapper on The People’s Mic and the power of attentive voices.
Robby Herbst discusses his grandfather’s 1930s-era amateur acrobatic troupe, whose stunts symbolically enacted the power and pleasure of united workers.
Carol Cheh explains why Occupy–a “tentative, inchoate, experimental utopia”–is fundamentally different from other protest movements.
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