Travis Mushett is an activist, writer of fiction and non-fiction, student of social movements, and PhD candidate in communications at the Columbia University School of Journalism.
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Tag Archives: OWS
——– After evictions and arrests from Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park toLondon that began last year, the movement against income inequality and corporate abuse will regain strength, said Brian McNary, director of global risk at Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations, a subsidiary of Sweden’s Securitas … Continue reading
Pic from Occuprint. So, I completely fell off the blogging train during the month of April. Just as work on my dissertation proposal subsided, May Day meetings kicked into high gear. Or rather they’d been in high gear, but my … Continue reading
“Where outspokenly right-wing papers like the New York Daily News and the Chicago Tribune tarred the anti-war movement with the reputation of its most pro-Communist elements, the New York Times and CBS News tended to distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate forms of protest, then to show … Continue reading
“I am sure you know what Paul de Man says about insight and blindness. His theory has to do with an insight that can actually obscure other things, that can be a blindness. And the reverse, also, how what seems … Continue reading
“The positive significance of the modern decomposition and destruction of all art is that the language of communication has been lost. The negative implication of this development is that a common language can no longer take the form of the … Continue reading
Pic courtesy of 90.9 WBUR. It looks like Tidal has some competition. Today I stumbled across the Journal for Occupied Studies, a project that “springs from the New School for Social Research in New York City but which fills its … Continue reading
Watercolor by Jen Tracy. Pic from Etsy. Between Wednesday’s “Leap Into Action” targeted at the American Legislative Exchange Council and Thursday’s student strike, the Occupy Movement is looking at an unusually busy itinerary this week. I’m choosing to be optimistic … Continue reading