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The American Autumn

We Are Trying to Change the World

The Third American Revolution—How Do We Get from the Capitalist Present to a Socialist Future?
by Paul Le Blanc, Links: International Journal of Socialist Renewal, May 23, 2013

Notes from the Scrap Heap: A Little Bit of This. A Little Bit of That.
by Thomas Bias

Tens of Thousands Rally to Support Striking Chicago Teachers
The Real News, September 11, 2012

More at The Real News

Behind the Chicago Teachers Strike
by Theresa Moran, Labor Notes, September 10, 2012

Teachers Rally; Lewis calls Emanuel “Liar and Bully”
by David Roeder and Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times, September 4, 2012

Scapegoating the Wisconsin Debacle
Are You Now or Have You Ever Been an “Anti-Labor Leftist”
by Michael D. Yates, Counterpunch, July 2, 2012

Occupy’s National Gathering: Seize the Moment!
by Ted Morgan, ZNet, July 2, 2012

Waiting for SCOTUS
by Labor Campaign for Single Payer Healthcare

What Went Wrong in Wisconsin and Where Does Labor Go from Here?
Statement of the Emergency Labor Network, June 13, 2012

Trumka’s Delusions
Labor Declares Victory in Face of Defeat
by Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer, Counterpunch, June 7, 2012

The Silver Lining in Walker’s Victory
by Arun Gupta and Steve Horn, Truthout, June 7, 2012

Wisconsin Follow-Up
by Doug Henwood, Left Business Observer News, June 7, 2012

Walker’s Victory, Un-Sugar-Coated
by Doug Henwood, Left Business Observer News, June 6, 2012

Wisconsin: What Happens When Movements Turn Into Campaigns
by Bruce A. Dixon, Black Agenda Report, June 6, 2012

Dissecting the U.S. GDP Slowdown & Prospects for Recovery in 2012
by Jack Rasmus, ZSpace, May 6, 2012

Possible Futures for Occupy
by Paul Le Blanc, Socialist Worker, April 26, 2012

The Spring of Our Discontent: Why Women Will Take to the Streets on April 28th
by Barbara Hannah Grufferman, Huffington Post, April 13, 2012

A Third Jobs Relapse Underway?
by Jack Rasmus, ZSpace, April 8, 2012

Republic Windows and Doors:
A Serious Occupation: Workers Occupy Goose Island Factory
by Rosa Trakhtensky, Nick Burt, Joe Macaré and Dan Massoglia;
with thanks to Aaron Cynic, Micah Uetricht and Kenzo Shibata
Occupied Chicago Tribune, February 23, 2012

How Occupy Helped Labor Win on the West Coast
by Josh Eidelson,, February 24, 2012

Revolutionary Organization and the “Occupy Moment”
by Paul Le Blanc, Links, February 16, 2012

Longshore Workers Name Occupy Movement as Crucial in Settlement with EGT
February 11, 2012

What Occupy Taught the Unions
by Arun Gupta,, February 2, 2012

Dan LaBotz on the Occupy Movement: “The Biggest Social Movement in Forty Years”

Statement on Jobs by the Emergency Labor Network
by Jack Rasmus,, February 6, 2012

Occupy Oakland: Over 400 Arrested As Police Fire Tear Gas, Flash Grenades at Protesters
Democracy Now! January 30, 2012

“With Babies and Banners”: A Documentary Film about the Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1936
Links, International Journal of Socialist Renewal, December 30, 2011

Census Shows 1 in 2 People Are Poor or Low-Income
by Home Yen, Associated Press, December 16, 2011

Occupy and the Tasks of Socialists
by Pham Binh, guest post in Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist, December 14, 2011

ILWU 10 Clarence Thomas on Occupy Oakland Port Action

An Open Letter from America’s Port Truck Drivers on Occupy the Ports

“It’s the Tax Cuts, Stupid!” or “Supercommittee Post-Mortems”
by Jack Rasmus,, November 22, 2011

Occupy the Democratic Party? No Way!
by Dan La Botz, New Politics, November 22, 2011

We Didn’t Start This Class Warfare, but We Will Finish It
Speech to the Rally for “Jobs, Not Cuts!” on November 17, 2011, in Trenton, NJ
by Thomas Bias

You Can’t Evict a Revolution
by Pham Binh, The Bullet: Socialist Project E-Bulletin No. 569, November 15, 2011

This Is What Revolution Looks Like
by Chris Hedges, Truthdig, November 15, 2011

The Greatest “Occupy” of Them All

Occupiers Past and Present
by Pham Binh, Dissident Voice, November 4, 2011

Port Closure Culminates Oakland Protest
by Cathy Bussewitz, The Press Democrat, November 2, 2011

Mostly Peaceful Occupy Oakland March Shuts Down Port and Banks
by Julia Prodis Sulek, Cecily Burt, and Kristin Bender, Oakland Tribune, November 3, 2011

The Occupation
by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Philly Against War on November 5 Black is Back march
Defend the right to Free Speech!

November 2nd: National Day of Action in Solidarity with Occupy Oakland and in Defense of the Occupy Movement Nationally

National Guardsman Supports Occupy Wall Street 100%
by Pham Binh, Dissident Voice, October 28, 2011

Defend Occupy Oakland with the Muscle of Organized Labor

Occupy Oakland
Liberate Oakland, Shut Down the 1%
General Strike & Mass Day of Action
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The World Is Watching: We Are All Scott Olsen!
by Jérôme E. Roos,, October 27, 2011

Oakland Policeman Throws Flash Grenade Into Crowd Trying To Help Injured Protester

10.25 OWS Report: Show Down
New York Labor Against the War, October 25, 2011

Nurses Protest Outside Emanuel’s Office over Occupy Chicago Arrests
by Kristen Mack, Chicago Tribune, October 24, 2011

Nurses Condemn Chicago Mayor Emanuel for Arrest of Nurses, Medical Volunteers at Occupy Chicago
Press Release of National Nurses United, October 23, 2011

A Look at the Occupy Movement
In a Manner Neither Forceful Nor Foolish
by Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch, October 23–23, 2011

Anti-Wall St. Protesters March with Verizon Workers
by Chris Francescani and Michelle Nichols, Reuters, October 21, 2011

The Future of the #Occupy Movement: Solidarity and Escalation
by Mark Engler, Dissent, October 21, 2011

“This is not acceptable in the United States of America”—and the “Foreclosure Song”
by Thomas Bias

Occupy Wall Street: the Challenge Ahead
by Jeff Goodwin

A Movement Too Big to Fail
by Chris Hedges, Truthdig, October 17, 2011

Massive Occupation Targets Wall Street
by Marty Goodman, Socialist Action, October 2011

Minnesota Nurses Association Statement of Support for OccupyMN Movement

#OWS and the U.S. Labor Movement
by Mark Nowak, MRZine, October 11, 2011

Notes from the Scrap Heap
One working guy surviving economic dislocation just a few years short of retirement age.
by Thomas Bias