A proposal on the Scottish referendum: “Yes, but…”

A proposal on the Scottish referendum: “Yes, but…”

By Gordon Asher “A ‘Yes, but’ campaign supports a ‘yes’ vote as our least worst option, and supports the autonomy of social movements regardless of which side wins.” By Gordon Asher and Leigh French With Scotland’s referendum on “independence” and the likelihood of a very close result now sparking further interest and engagement, we catch …

Happy Birthday Occupy! Rolling Jubilee abolishes $3.85m in Corinthian Colleges students' loan debt

By OccupyWallSt Please read and share this wonderful news about the Rolling Jubilee as reported in the Guardian. Then click here for a brief history of the Rolling Jubilee and the activist-tactic of buying and forgiving debt. Over the last few days, over 2,700 Everest College students woke up to find that someone had paid …

Occupy to Mainstream Media: We Are Replacing You

Occupy to Mainstream Media: We Are Replacing You

By noah Using social media and alternative news networks, activists and citizen journalists have found new ways to tell Americans the real story – it’s immediate, it’s personal, its electronic and its everywhere. Source: Occupy to Mainstream Media: We Are Replacing You

Reruns

By Ihippy A great recession, followed a few years later by a depression, in a time the entire world is at war. Haven’t we seen this before? Source: Reruns

hard money and inflation – the fed works for???

By flip if we (at ows) do not understand the economy there is no hope for real change. the forces of wealth have controlled our thoughts from grade school through university. we need to “free our minds” and rethink money and debt – here is alan watts (obviously he was off by a few years …

Action Council Events — September 16 to October 4

By MikeZonta Websites: OccupySF Action Council: http://occupyactionsf.org OccupySF: http://occupysf.org ACTION ALERT for Tuesday, September 16 National Call-In Day Call your Senators and Representatives TODAY before they support another endless war in the Middle East! As early as today, Congress is going to vote on a controversial plan to send arms to Syrian rebels. Toll-free … …

DEMINO

By agkaiser ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES (voiceover): Mitch McConnell wants you to think I’m Barack Obama. Mitch is the same guy who thought Duke basketball players were UK. Who’s attacking me on coal after doing next to nothing while we lost thousands of coal jobs. He even said it’s ‘not his job’ to bring jobs to …

‘Foodies, feds and factory farms’ writer Sangamithra Iyer on Truthdig Radio

By The Editors by The Editors Truthdig Radio, in association with KPFK in Los Angeles, invited Waging Nonviolence contributor Sangamithra Iyer on their show last week to discuss her recent longform article “Foodies, feds and factory farms — Why we need vegans now more than ever.” Source: ‘Foodies, feds and factory farms’ writer Sangamithra Iyer …

Progressive Democrats Follow Obama to War in Syria By Shamus Cooke

By flip It’s nearly impossible to find an anti-war congressperson nowadays. A bi-partisan consensus exists for an expanded war in Iraq and Syria — from the “radical” socialist Bernie Sanders to Obama’s right-wing nemesis, John Boehner. So enthused was Boehner that he ordered Republicans back to D.C. — during a peak campaign season — to …

Smith Hughes

By mialyhne Boiler Systems and Service Since 1946 Smith Hughes is a 3rd generation, Cincinnati based company with over 65 years of experience in sales, service, rental and installation of packaged boilers and boiler room equipment. Our experienced, OSHA Certified Boiler Room Service Technicians are trained to operate, maintain and repair all makes of packaged …

Thousands to #FloodWallStreet with Financial District Sit-in

Thousands to #FloodWallStreet with Financial District Sit-in

By interoccupy When the big climate march is over, some believe it’s time for a flood. As world leaders meet for a historic UN Climate Summit on September 22, people from across the globe — dressed in blue — will hold a mass sit-in to confront the corporate and economic institutions that they believe are …

Dacajeweia 1952-2013

By trashyharry In order to honor the memory of the Mohawk warrior and activist Dacajeweia (Splitting The Sky/John Boncor),who passed away last year,I will be giving away 50 original paintings at 10 am EST on the Broadway side of Zucotti Park on September 17,2014.First come,first served-1 picture per person please.The paintings are all of the …