This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement

By: van Gelder, Sarah (ed.)

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The Occupy Wall Street movement names the core issue of our time: the overwhelming power of Wall Street and large corporations—something the political establishment and most media have long ignored. But the movement goes far beyond this critique. This Changes Everything shows how the movement is shifting the way people view themselves and the world, the kind of society they believe is possible, and their own involvement in creating a society that works for the 99% rather than just the 1%.

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We're bombarded by messages telling us that bigger and better things are the keys to happiness--but after we pile up the stuff and pile on the work hours, we end up exhausted and broke on a planet full of trash. Sarah van Gelder and her colleagues at YES Magazine have been exploring the meaning of real happiness for eighteen years. Here they offer fascinating research, in-depth essays, and compelling personal stories by visionaries such as Annie Leonard, Matthieu Ricard, and Vandana Shiva, showing us that real well-being is found in supportive relationships and thriving communities, opportunities to make a contribution, and the renewal we receive from a thriving natural world. In the pages of this book, you'll find creative and practical ways to cultivate a happiness that is nurturing, enduring, and life affirming.

Title: This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement

Author Name: van Gelder, Sarah (ed.)

Categories: Activism, Rebellion & Politics


ISBN Number: 1609945875

ISBN Number 13: 9781609945879

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Brand New!

Seller ID: 2595