Backbone Campaign and the LA solidarity brigade gathered in Downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Occupy movement.
Bill Moyer, Executive Director of Backbone Campaign, spoke with host Margaret Flowers on the podcast Clearing the Fog, exploring how the Occupy movement shaped the activism that followed for the last decade.
From Flowers "Ten years ago, prominent activists and a variety of organizations came together early in the year to organize the October2011 Movement, styled on the occupations of space that were occurring during the Arab Spring and in capitals across the United States. That movement merged with the Occupy Movement when it was announced later that year.
"Clearing the FOG speaks with Bill Moyer of the Backbone Campaign, one of the organizers of October2011, about what was happening at the time, the occupation of Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC and the impact the Occupy Movement had on activism in the United States. Moyer discusses the lessons learned and the movements and victories that came after Occupy."
To listen to the full interview click here!