Bill Fletcher Jr. is a former president of TransAfrica Forum, writer, and trade unionist. He can be followed on Twitter, Facebook, and at www.billfletcherjr.com.
While preventing a Republican triumph is imperative, we should have no illusions about Obama.
Occupy is the base upon which to build a mass left radical movement, one that challenges the system itself.
A tribute to the recently departed scholar Manning Marable, by a close friend.