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People Powered Moment

It’s not often that I listen to Democracy Now! and come away not feeling depressed. However, today’s show featured three stories highlighting the difference people can make against big media, big oil and conservative politicians. The first story was about

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2011 – A Year of Global Uprisings

Happy New Year, Everyone I was listening to Democracy Now! earlier this week as they looked back at all of the uprisings around the world during 2011. From Tunisia, Egypt and Libya to Spain, England, Syria, Bahrain, Chile and more, including

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Occupy Wall Street – Occupy Everywhere

Day 60 Occupy Wall Street November 15 2011 Shankbone 23, a photo by david_shankbone on Flickr. “Protestors have had two months to occupy the park with tents and sleeping bags. Now they will have to occupy the space with the

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Everything Occupy

I was at the Occupation of City Hall Park in Burlington this evening, on the seventh day of the occupation. I was talking to one of the coordinators who was saying that he didn’t realize how much work went into

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As this movement has continued to grow, the establishment and their police forces have started to move in on the Occupiers. Oakland looked like a war zone yesterday. The Mayor of Atlanta decided that enough was enough and had the

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We Are The 99 Percent

If you haven’t seen this website, you need to go look at it NOW! The pictures are of folks from all across the US – young, old and in between – who are willing to share their stories and their

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The Operation of the Machine

There is a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can’t take part; you can’t even passively take part, and you’ve got to put your bodies upon the gears

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