Occupy Sandy

Occupy Movement Finds Mission Combating Disaster – and Disaster Capitalism

Submitted by Glen Ford on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 21:14


A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford

When the Hurricane hit, Occupy movement activists wanted to do good in the hood. However, their mission has inevitably become political as well as humanitarian. “Occupy Sandy illuminates how economic and political power shapes the geography of pain.”

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Freedom Rider: The Hurricane and the Failed State

Submitted by Margaret Kimberley on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 09:53


by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley

Hurricanes and other “acts of God” provide a dramatic stage for some of the ugliest - or most endearing - acts of man. “If there is any silver lining to this awful event it is showing the limits of politics and the need for grass roots organizing to meet public needs.”

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