On Monday’s episode of Democracy Now! two of us from Waging Nonviolence appeared to discuss the first anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. First, WNV editor Nathan Schneider spoke with Frances Fox Piven, the renowned political scientist, and Suzanne Collado, an organizer with OWS’ Strike Debt campaign:
Following that, our correspondent Laura Gottesdiener discussed her reporting on the rent strike in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, which she wrote about for WNV in July:
Today at noon EST, catch Nathan on a live video chat hosted by The Nation.
Using “solidarity union” tactics, workers at a popular Portland burger chain have launched a union to fight for their basic labor rights.
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