Critical Responses to the Occupies


Here is a list of critical responses to the occupies put together by my friend Gina:

Anti-State STL: “Are We An Occupation or Just a Gathering?” http://antistatestl.wordpress.com/texts/are-we-an-occupation-or-just-a-gathering/

Solid to the Core: “Decolonizing the Occupations: Answering the Challenge posed by Indigenous Activists” http://revivedrev.wordpress.com/2011/10/08/decolonizing-the-occupations-answering-the-challenge-posed-by-indigenous-activists/

Manissa McCleave Maharawal: “So Real it Hurts – Notes on Occupy Wall Street” http://www.leftturn.org/so-real-it-hurts-notes-occupy-wall-street  http://sepiamutiny.com/blog/2011/10/04/desis-occupy-wall-street/

Jessica Yee/Racialicious: “Occupy Wall Street: The Game of Colonialism and Further Nationalism to be Decolonized From the ‘Left'”  http://www.peopleofcolororganize.com/analysis/occupy-wall-street-game-colonialism-further-nationalism-be-decolonized-left/

Adrienne K./Native Appropriations: “Representing the Native Presence in the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Narrative” http://nativeappropriations.blogspot.com/2011/10/representing-native-resence-in-occupy.html

Oakland Commune/Bay of Rage: “THE OCCUPATION MOVEMENT: ON GREED, UNITY & VIOLENCE”  http://www.bayofrage.com/from-the-bay/greedunityviolenc/

JohnPaul Montano: “An Open Letter to the Occupy Wall Street Activists”  http://mzzainal-straten.blogspot.com/2011/09/open-letter-to-occupy-wall-street.html

Unsettling America: “Decolonize Together”   http://unsettlingamerica.wordpress.com/2011/10/11/decolonizetogether/

Republic of Lakotah: “An Indigenous Platform Proposal for ‘Occupy Denver'”  http://www.republicoflakotah.com/2011/an-indigenous-platform-proposal-for-occupy-denver/ 

Crimethinc: “Dear Occupiers: A Letter from Anarchists”   http://www.crimethinc.com/blog/2011/10/07/dear-occupiers-a-letter-from-anarchists/

Please add to the list!

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