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Battle for the Soul of Occupy

Round #6 - A left jab to MoveOn's 99% Spring. From Adbusters Blog Occupy will come out swinging May 1 with a General Strike in 115 cities … A month of visceral nonviolent actions will follow. We will flex our tactical muscles, dream of a new world order and #playjazz like never before. From Slavoj Žižek in today’s Guardian: “The protesters should beware not only of enemies, but also of false friends who pretend to support them, but are already working hard to dilute the protest.
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Battle for the Soul of Occupy

News / Independent News : ADBUSTERS (2 years ago)

Round #2. From Adbusters Blog Last weekend, tens of thousands of activists participated in training workshops put together by the 99% Spring, a project of MoveOn.org and several other organizations that purports to move away from cl... Read Post

'Battle for the soul of Occupy': Activists fear being 'pulled to the right,' becoming Democratic 'pet'

News : Field Notes (2 years ago)

As Occupy protesters hit the streets for a nationwide general strike on Tuesday, some in the movement fear the emergence of two new activist outfits made up of "old left" advocacy groups and unions is an attempt to turn them into a ... Read Post

Battle for the Soul of Occupy

News / Independent News : ADBUSTERS (2 years ago)

Round 7 - The Black Bloc Anarchist Turn. From Adbusters Blog Occupy’s May Day General Strike was a surprising and bold success for the visceral side of the movement. While most of Occupy put its energy into building coalitions with ... Read Post


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