Tagged: social movements

Divine Occupation: The Politics of Messianic Insurrections – 3/3

Divine Occupation: The Politics of Messianic Insurrections – 3/3

Mótus IV Following the disastrous Tuesday night GA the President and Provost appeared Wednesday afternoon around noon and presented their proposal to have the occupation leave forthwith. In exchange, they would open the Kellen Gallery in 2 W 13th and allow students...

Divine Occupation: The Politics of Messianic Insurrections – 2/3

Divine Occupation: The Politics of Messianic Insurrections – 2/3

Mótus III A third problem which led to the internal collapse of the occupation was the large student mobilization which occurred on the afternoon of Tuesday Nov. 22nd in Kellen Auditorium hosted by the President and Provost. The meeting which grew so...

Occupy Wall Street -vs- the State? Some Theoretical Reflections

Occupy Wall Street -vs- the State? Some Theoretical Reflections

The following musing was is attempt at a Comprehensive Exam response to a question regarding he role of the state in forming and influencing social movements. I figured I would post it so the time spent thinking would not be totally insular....