Chris Hedges truthdig http://www.truthdig.com/report/print/the_sparks_of_rebellion_20130930 I am reading and rereading the debates among some of the great radical thinkers of the 19th and 20th centuries about the mechanisms of social change. These debates were not academic. They were frantic searches for the triggers of revolt. Vladimir Lenin placed his faith in...
All of the conditions that inspired the Occupy protests are still in place. For example, new data finds that the income gap has actually widened to its highest levels in a century.
An increasingly significant part of the population became aware of the fact that behind all the talk about miraculous economic growth, there was nothing in it for them.