Bill Moyers Explains the Commons in a Personal and Touching Way

Bill Moyers explains The Commons in a personal and touching way: In his Pulitzer Prize–winning book The Radicalism of the American Revolution, historian Gordon Wood says that our nation discovered its greatness “by creating a prosperous free society belonging to obscure people with their workaday concerns and pecuniary pursuits of happiness.” This democracy, he said, […]

How the 99 Percent Really Lost Out – in Far Greater Ways Than the Occupy Protesters Imagine

Reprinted from Truthout.org (October 29, 2011) By Gar Alperovitz “Property is theft,” French anarchist Pierre-Joseph Proudhon famously declared in 1840 – a judgment clearly shared by many of those involved in the occupations in the name of the 99 percent around the country, and especially when applied to Wall Street bankers and traders. Elizabeth Warren […]