Tag Archive: Occupy

Q&A w/ HENRY JENKINS, SPREADABLE MEDIA – Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture

Aired: 04/21/13 “If it doesn’t spread, it’s dead,” is the simple consistent message of a new book, SPREADABLE MEDIA: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture, that maps the changes taking place in our media environment. For all their consolidation, concentration, and money, corporations can no longer control media distribution. Millions are now directly…

Q&A: Marshall Ganz-Power of Story in Social Movements

  Aired 03/04/12 In the early 1960s, MARSHALL GANZ dropped out of Harvard to join the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi. He then spent 16 years working with César Chávez and the United Farm Workers. He returned to Harvard in the 1990’s, graduated, earned his Ph.D., and now teaches organizing and the power of public…

Q&A: David DeGraw – Occupy/99%

  Aired 06/17/12 DAVID DeGRAW, who a year ago was among a handful who called for the 99% to rise up. On June 14th, Flag Day, last year, Anonymous and the 99% Movement launched a collaborative effort to announce the birth of a “decentralized non-violent resistance movement to end the system of political bribery and…

Q&A: NOAM CHOMSKY – Scholar, Activist, Author, OCCUPY

  Aired 06/17/12 This week’s show will deal with the Occupy/99% movement from two different perspectives. For most of the hour I’ll be joined by renowned scholar and activist, NOAM CHOMSKY. His newest book, a collection of interviews and speeches on the movement, is entitled simply OCCUPY. NOAM CHOMSKY is Professor of Linguistics at the…

HOW DO WE OCCUPY THE GAP?

HOW DO WE OCCUPY THE GAP?    Because our political process and the government it delivers  are owned and dominated by the wealthy and the biggest corporations, there is a gap, a disconnect  – of identification, of engagement, of influence, and of trust —  between the people and politics and between the people and government.  In this election year,  how can the…

Q&A: Occupy the Dream: Benjamin Chavis & David DeGraw

 Aired 01/15/12 Learn about the alliance between African American faith leaders and the Occupy movement — Occupy the Dream — from two of those who made it happen: David De Graw, one of the central figures in the leaderless and horizontal Occupy/99% movement and Dr. Ben Chavis, longtime civil rights leader, from his youthful days with…

OCCUPY/99% MOVEMENT CONVERSATION

    Aired 12/04/11 ELISE WHITAKER, Action Committee, OccupyLA DAVID DeGRAW, OWSnews.org, AmpedStatus.com TODD GITLIN, The Sixties; Letters to a Young Activist SARAH VAN GELDER, YES magazine, editor, THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING I have invited four guests to have a conversation about the movement referred to as the Occcupy movement, the Occupy Wall Street movement, or…

Q&A: Occupy Wall Street/Occupy LA

    Aired 10/09/11 Politics and the media have for the most part shown themselves impotent, indifferent, or in cahoots when it comes to confronting and rolling back the takeover of the United States by the super-rich and the super-corporations. Since the days of Clinton, we’ve been reminding ourselves of the words of FDR to…