Air Date: 10–6-2021
Today we take a look at what precipitated Occupy Wall Street and the legacy it left behind as we can see it now from 10 years after the encampment at Zuccotti Park in the heart of the financial district in NYC.
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This program is devoted to Occupy Wall Street (OWS) on its 10th anniversary. Prof. Wolff discusses OWS as a historic turning point, as legacy for the US left, and his personal experience.
It’s Occupy Wall Street’s tenth anniversary. Dan interviews Astra Taylor.
We discuss Occupy's ramifications for organizing and class consciousness with Ruth Milkman, labor scholar at City University of New York's School of Labor and Urban Studies and Nastaran Mohit, Organizing Director of NewsGuild of New York.
MEMBERS-ONLY BONUS CLIP(S)
Glenn Greenwald in 2011 gives analysis of the political dynamics that led to Occupy
Speaking with Christopher Ketcham about his article calling for destain for bankers and discussing the progressive movement of the 1880s
The legacy of Occupy live on, even in Joe Biden
Ch. 11: A response for Alyson from Boulder - Scott from Canada
Ch. 12: Final comments on the ideological splits on the left dating back to Occupy Wall Street
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Activism Music: This Fickle World by Theo Bard (https://theobard.bandcamp.com/track/this-fickle-world)
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Description: Occupy Wall St. protesters in New York march down the street holding a large white sign that says "OCCUPY" in black letters. Other protesters behind them hold smaller protest signs of cardboard and poster board and wave flags.
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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