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The Occupy movement has been an extremely exciting development. Unprecedented, in fact. There’s never been anything like it that I can think of. If the bonds and associations it has established can be sustained through a long, dark period ahead—because victory won’t come quickly—it could prove a significant moment in American history.
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Today OWS is holding a Move Your Money relay, which entails escorting people from Bank of America branches, where they’ll close their accounts, to community banks and local credit unions. But you don’t have to be in NYC to participate.
In fact, you can move your money and support indie progressive journalism at the same time by applying for The Nation Magazine Platinum Visa® Rewards Card from UMB Bank of Kansas City.
UMB is a small, regional bank recommended by the Move Your Money project. It’s the perfect time to divest from the nation’s largest Wall Street banks and support vital independent media in the process.
Barbara Ehrenreich on “The Culture of Poverty”
Read her full piece for this week’s issue of The Nation here.
Our latest issue—out today—asks what’s next for the Occupy movement. Check out essays from Richard Kim, Michael Moore, Frances Fox Piven and many more, then weigh in on what you envision for the future of Occupy. Plus, for subscribers, don’t miss Calvin Trillin on the GOP primaries and Barbara Ehrenreich on “the culture of poverty.”