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A promise from Occupy London: this is only the beginning
Mar 15 2012in Big Picture, Identity & Strategy, Social Innovation by FoO-Steward
Reposted from Occupy London, authored by Press, originally published on: 10 March 2012 Video by Inka Stafrace of Polly Tikkle Productions, an occupier who resided at the Occupy London Stock Exchange occupation for 3 of the 4.5 month occupation. Featured song is “Why we build the wall” by Anais Mitchell, one of the artists featured on Occupation Records’ upcoming album, Folk the Banks, [...]
Encounter with a new kind of "bag lady"
Jan 23 2012in Social Innovation by George Pór
A homeless and a businessman meet in the Corporations WG
Jan 23 2012in Activism, Direct Democracy, FoO Media, Working Groups by George Pór
This message was posted to the internal mailing list of Occupy London. We republish it with the permission of the author. The Press [Working Group of Occupy London], by its nature, has to be at the centre of all the things going on so that they can get it out there. I am blown away [...]
When we occupy our hearts with love, fear flees
Dec 24 2011in FoO Media, Social Innovation by FoO-Steward
by Banzaibozo A short story on how I learned to understand the power of OWS and why it will succeed. I teach Sunday school to junior high kids. Today the students were trying to come up with a slogan for a blanket drive to provide comfortable bedding for the local family homeless shelter. It’s winter [...]
Dec 24 2011in Big Picture, FoO Media by George Pór
Excerpt from an article that originally appeared in the Peoples’ Weekly World, Dec. 22, 1999 (USA). Nearly smothered beneath piles of gift catalogs and sale circulars, nearly drowned in a sea of synthesized elevator-music Christmas carols, in a locked theological vault guarded down through the centuries by legions of preachers, priests and pontiffs, there burns [...]