Tag: story of the righteous few
Radicals & the 99%: Righteous Few or Moral Majority?
The Occupy Wall Street movement claims to be a movement of “the 99%”, challenging the extreme consolidation of wealth and political power by the top one percent. Our opponents, however, claim that the 99% movement is just a bunch of fringe radicals who are out of touch with mainstream America. They’re not 100% wrong about…
“Would you like to come to the protest?” (What prevents radicals from acting strategically?)
And here’s the three-part essay: What Prevents Radicals from Acting Strategically? Ritual & Engagement Encapsulation The Story of the Righteous Few
What Prevents Radicals from Acting Strategically? (part 3 of 3)
Reposted. Part Three of a three-part article from 2006, written in collaboration with Madeline Gardner. Read Part One here and Part Two here first. Many of us, when we become disillusioned with the dominant culture, we develop an inclination to separate ourselves from it. When we begin to become aware of racism, sexism, capitalism and…