Why the Tea Party Failed, and Occupy is Close Behind

In their Influential book, Poor People’s Movements: Why They Succeed, and How They Fail, Francis Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward argued that a social movement’s, particularly those championing the interests of the working and poorer classes, greatest enemy is not necessarily the established order, but the empowered organizational elements claiming to represent said interests. … Continue reading

The Irony of Cal U Pride…

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Anyone who has ever attended a sporting event at our university, or has at least viewed any number of broadcasts produced by the schools television network, cannot help but notice the abundance of signs bearing the moniker CALUPride. This is a common display to behold. Nearly every institution in the United States, be it athletic, … Continue reading