Won’t Somebody Please Help Frances Fox Piven?

William Tucker The American Spectator 1/26/2011

Big news! Glenn Beck has discovered the 1960s writings of Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven, the husband-and-wife team that gave birth to the Welfare Rights Movement and plotted the bankruptcy of the federal government. Cloward died in 2001 but Piven, now 78, is still teaching at the City […]

New Zeal: Cloward a member of Democratic Socialists of America

Proof at Last – Richard Cloward was a “DSAer”

Trevor Loudon New Zeal 7/26/2010

The late sociologist Richard Cloward, was together with his wife, Frances Fox Piven, the originator of the famous Cloward Piven Strategy.

Allegedly adopted by ACORN and other groups on the left, the strategy involved deliberately loading as many people as possible […]

1966: Cloward-Piven Strategy Unveiled at Socialist Scholars Conference

Trevor Loudon New Zeal 6/26/2010

Cross posted from KeyWiki Blog

Many commentators on the U.S. left have tried to minimize the significance and importance of the Cloward-Piven Strategy, made famous by writer James Simpson and TV personality Glenn Beck.

According to Simpson and Beck, Columbia University sociologists, husband and wife team Richard Cloward and Frances […]