Occupy Wall Street Leaders: “Bloomberg May Have Done Us A Great Favor”

By: Tuesday November 15, 2011 12:15 pm

Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement said today on a conference call that the police action to evict protesters from Zuccotti Park will only amplify future efforts, starting on Thursday with a planned day of action that will occur at sites across the country. “We’re going to get in the streets by the tens [...]

American Dream Movement Announces November 17 “Rising Tide of Protest”

By: Tuesday October 4, 2011 9:53 am

Add the American Dream Movement to the growing voice of dissent against the policies of Washington and Wall Street. In a press conference today at the Take Back the American Dream Conference, leaders in the movement, a coalition of dozens of progressive groups, announced a “rising tide of protest” starting on November 17, to match [...]

Take Back the American Dream Conference: Building Off the #OccupyWallStreet Movement

By: Monday October 3, 2011 8:55 am

The Campaign for America’s Future expected their conference to be a launching pad for an American Dream Movement that would be a counterpart to the Tea Party, a left populist movement that would branch out across the country. And that movement has built itself up over the past couple months, and was in part responsible [...]

American Dream Movement Generates Over 400 Protests Across the Country in August

By: Saturday September 3, 2011 9:21 am

Above you see the dog that didn’t bark on cable news. It’s a compilation of some of the 400 jobs protests from around the country in August. Thousands of people participated in the actions. If 2009 was any indication, it should have been an enormous story. As it is, you had to search for any [...]

Jobs Movement Activists Stage Five-Day Sit-In at Paul Ryan’s District Offices

By: Wednesday August 24, 2011 12:59 pm

I criticized the American Dream Movement this morning for narrowing the focus of their advertising message to a partisan one, rather than a broader message aligned with what’s best for the country rather than a political party. However, the American Dream Movement has been a rising force in the Invisible Town Hall Revolution that’s been [...]

American Dream Movement Goes On the Air With Opening Shot at Republicans

By: Wednesday August 24, 2011 8:15 am

A new ad from Democracy for America accuses Washington policymakers of “killing the American dream” by endeavoring to “protect millionaires and billionaires and squeeze the middle class.” The ad has a small buy inside Washington (it is likely to be recut for state-based campaigns as well), but is an outgrowth of the American Dream Movement, [...]

Anxious Voters Take Out Frustrations on Politicians in Power

By: Tuesday August 9, 2011 1:37 pm

This new poll from CNN showing historically bad approval ratings for the Republican Party is worth paying attention to. We’ve all seen the Republican plan for the Obama era: knee-jerk oppose everything, use every tool at their disposal to obstruct in the US Senate, demand low taxes forever and attack public services. It turns out [...]

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