To dismiss #floodwallstreet would also mean ignoring people like me.
But ISIS is different. It aims to be a state on the world stage and uses a Western name for its territory–the Levant. ISIS isn’t subverting Western dominance. It’s confronting it head on.
We were part of a movement that is building step by step, block by block. The folks we met did not want vengeance and did not want officer Darren Wilson killed. They want an end to killing.
I grew up believing the myth that poverty is out there, somewhere else in the world. I was taught that if you work hard enough, you can make it out of poverty in America.
This summer, I marched with McDonald’s workers from three dozen cities to the company’s corporate headquarters outside of Chicago.