The desperation of young people in the Middle East triggered the Arab Spring. Shouldering insurmountable student debt yet seeing fewer opportunities, young Americans share a similar feeling of frustration, which has exploded in the Occupy movement. In this video coproduced by VideoNation and On the Earth Productions, Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein talks about the momentum behind the Occupy movement, and why environmental sustainability and economic growth are two sides of the same coin.

Jin Zhao