Community organizing

The Great Depression & Halloween

I got to thinking about the fact that the historic Stock Market Crash of 1929 took place two days before Halloween, ruining the holiday for millions. The Crash was actually a two-day affair, with the market plunging 12.8% on

#OWS Needs To Denounce Oakland’s Tactics

As many of you know I've been covering the Occupy Movement since Day 1. I've been to eight Occupy camps in two countries: One raid. One near-arrest. One march on the U.S. Consulate. A couple of barricaded streets. I was at the largest GA the

Martin Luther King - January 15, 1929

(Martin Luther King - born 83 years ago) It's always tempting to ponder what the world would have been like had things gone differently. Had Gandhi not been assassinated, had neither Kennedy been assassinated, had Martin Luther King not been