Companion to the Office for Equity and Diversity's Critical Conversations about Diversity and Social Justice series at the University of Minnesota. Co-sponsored by the University Libraries.

If you are interested in learning more about the topic of capitalism, the one percent, and the occupy movement check out some of the highlighted resources.


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Brewer, Rose, et al. Color of Wealth : The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide. New York: The New Press, 2006.


Kocherlakota, Narayana, and Christopher Phelan. "On the Robustness of Laissez-Faire." Journal of Economic Theory 144.6 (2009): 2372-87.

Pickerill, Jenny, and John Krinsky. "Why does Occupy Matter?" Social Movement Studies (2012): 1-9.

Rachleff, Peter. "Rebellion to Tyrants, Democracy for Workers": The Madison Uprising, Collective Bargaining, and the Future of the Labor Movement. South Atlantic Quarterly 111.1 (2012): 196-204.

Squires, Catherine, et al. "What is this “Post-” in Postracial, Postfeminist… (Fill in the Blank)?" Journal of Communication Inquiry 34.3 (2010): 210-53.

Uitermark, Justus, and Walter Nicholls. "How Local Networks Shape a Global Movement: Comparing Occupy in Amsterdam and Los Angeles." Social Movement Studies (2012): 1-7.

van Stekelenburg, Jacquelien.

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