Occupy Wall Street

Posted by: perry 11/2/2011 10:22 PM

Wednesday, November 2
Occupy Wall Street
More than a month and a half into the movement, Occupy Wall Street activists throughout the country are promising continued protests against growing economic inequality. On today’s broadcast, we’ll talk with the local reporter covering the Occupy Norfolk movement. We’ll also speak with historians about the challenges of leaderless protests and why some movements catch fire, while others die out.
Scheduled Guests:
Bill White is the Royce R. and Kathryn M. Baker vice president for Colonial Williamsburg’s productions, publications and learning ventures division. He recently authored “The Idea of America,” a Web-based curriculum that teaches students lessons from history and the principles of American citizenship.
Dr. Heather Gautney is an assistant professor of sociology at Fordham University and author of Protest and Organization in the Alternative Globalization Era
Patrick Wilson is the public safety reporter covering Norfolk and Portsmouth for The Virginian-Pilot and PilotOnline.com.
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