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Revolutionary Positivity: An Editorial Statement

Revolutionary Positivity: An Editorial Statement

Better Worlds, Brighter Futures strives for revolutionary social and environmental change. We do this through analysis of our present situation both locally and globally (economics, politics, pop culture, etc); through education both online and in real-world study groups (affinity groups); and through organizing collectively to move toward the better worlds and brighter futures we wish … Continue reading

Solidify Occupy: A Suggestion for What’s Next

Solidify Occupy: A Suggestion for What’s Next

September 17, 2011 in New York City marked the beginning of a movement that has spread around the world. Inspired by the people and events of the Arab Spring, the Occupy movement quickly grew to over 2,500 cities in dozens of countries. With slogans including “We are the 99%,” a principle aim of this movement is to highlight the gross economic inequality and increasing austerity measures being taken by governments worldwide, in a context of unprecedented corporate profit and personal wealth of the richest “1%.” Continue reading