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Contribution to the Discussion on Occupy and the Issue of Vandalism and “Diversity of Tactics”

A wide-ranging and often heated debate has broken out among activists continuing to struggle inside the remaining citywide Occupys, the broader left organizations, and the labor movement around the issue of violence and vandalism/property destruction. While only a small wing in some localities has actually engaged in vandalism, the issue of condemning such vandalism is […]

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Why Class Matters: Occupy and Workers’ Resistance

There is a concerted drive the world over by the ideologues of capitalism, and relayed by the neo-Populists, to dissolve the working-class majority into a new political category called “civil society,” which includes both workers and bosses on the grounds they have “common interests” against the 1 percent. But workers and bosses cannot “work together” […]

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