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The 99% and the Arts

The arts are positively integrated into the Occupy Movement in several ways, but they are also a front on which activists are attacking the economic system. While the arts field wrestles internally with issues of diversity and aging, attacks by Occupy activists are actually an affirmation of the relevance of the arts in civic life. […]

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‘You Can’t Evict an Idea Whose Time Has Come’

At the recent Policy Link Equity Summit 2011 in Detroit at a session called “Holding Ground,” progressive presenters—including Wisconsin State Senator Lena Taylor, who participated in the “driving filibuster” to prevent the dismantling of collective bargaining, spoke about maintaining equity in a time a cutbacks. […]

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The Art Inside #OccupyWallStreet

Throughout history art has been fundamentally intertwined with social movements and political activism and it continually serves as a critical avenue through which to question, comment on, and influence change in the world around it. And this time around is no exception. While the Occupy Wall Street movement continues to gain momentum, the arts have […]

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