March 2012 Blog Posts (7)

Your Voice

I find it helpful to notice how our voices, hearing another's voice- actually impact how we view our experience of 'what is happening' in each interaction, conversation. To whom- rather, with whom are we conversing? It is good to recognize these questions and explore them deeply.

Each interaction mirrors our individual and collective, personal relationships to our collective and individual sense(s) of God on Earth, walking around. Faith is the first step; we believe that it is…


Added by Shikha on March 31, 2012 at 10:43pm — 3 Comments

The Problem of the Biodegradibility of Revolution

Four years ago, I wrote an essay called Revolution of the Small: The Uselessness of Global Action and the Need to Take Local Action (Here in Bozeman, Montana). The main point of the essay was that a person's voice is only meaningful within the range where that…


Added by Jim Macdonald on March 19, 2012 at 1:00pm — 25 Comments

Global Teach In Attracts Prime Ministers, Activists, and Scholars

Support is building for the Global Teach In!

We are in New York, London, Stockholm, Belfast, Los Angeles, San Francisco and dozens

of cities.  We welcome your interest!  Take a look at our webpage:

Regards, Jonathan

For the Organizing Committee…


Added by Jonathan Feldman on March 18, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments

Occupy Slogans Too Simplistic?

I just read a very thoughtful and nuanced blog post by John Michael Greer in which he criticizes (in passing) the rhetoric of Occupy Wallstreet.

According to JMG, the simplistic model of an empire that consists of a one percent elite who prey upon a ninety nine percent class of the oppressed has no referent in reality.…


Added by KMO on March 9, 2012 at 11:24pm — 9 Comments

Wells Fargo and the Loss of Our Voices: One Anarchist's View

In weeks past, I have – in my capacity as a member of Occupy Bozeman – written about many of the reasons why you should get your money out of big banks – particularly Wells Fargo – as part of a divestment campaign we are waging against the bank. That campaign continues…


Added by Jim Macdonald on March 9, 2012 at 4:13pm — No Comments

The Drums of War: Iran Edition

We Americans are not the best at history. Because of the spin of corporate-controlled media, we are not reminded of the consistent pattern of deception exhibited by our government when the ‘power behind the wheel’ wants a new conflict. Nor are we reminded of the tremendous profitability of war for the corporations who count on…


Added by Jim Prues on March 8, 2012 at 5:45pm — 3 Comments

Left Forum conference in New York, March 16-18

Reading this blog about the upcoming conference

on 16th-18th March in New York where scholars and activists work together to develop participatory research and include a broader base in the process of forming research questions, choosing methods, developing research tools, gathering, analyzing, and disseminating results. People are doing occupy research to:

* understand engagement with the movement, who is participating in…


Added by Anna Betz on March 4, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Weekly Cafe Calls

Regular Calls are no longer being held.  Below is the schedule that was maintained from the Fall of 2011 through Jan 10, 2013.

"Vital Conversations" 

8-10a PDT | 11a-1p EDT | 3-5p GMT 

Tuesdays (except 10/16)
"Connect 2012"

1-3p PDT | 4-6p EDT | 8-10p GMT

"Occupy Heart" 

3-5p PDT | 6-8p EDT | 10p-12a GMT

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Clay Forsberg posted a blog post

"Happy Birthday Occupy Wall Street ... thoughts on Year One"

Fifteen years ago, I ran across a book, "100 Most Influential People in History," during one of my dalliances to my local Marin County bookstore. "Influential People" was one man's assessment on exactly that. But how he determined his rankings was the interesting part. They weren't always the reasons you would think. But after thinking about it, they made complete sense. For example:George Washington was ranked in the top 40 of all time. Understandable. But the reason why ... not so much. You…See More
Sep 20, 2012
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Leadership Ecology

When a Leadership Ecology occurs, a web of relationships emerges revealing each person’s authentic leadership qualities through the transfer of their power to others. When done in a conscious way – a shared collaborative awakening happens.See More
Feb 6, 2012
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