November 2011 Blog Posts (92)

Tax the Rich! In Fact, Let's Double Their Taxes

http://t.co/fbNbi74B

They Broke the Global Economy, make them Pay to Fix It!

Added by Gildas ApCaw Sapiens on November 23, 2011 at 12:11pm — No Comments

UK: Save Our NHS, Environment, Legal Aid, etc.

38 Degrees

Added by Gildas ApCaw Sapiens on November 23, 2011 at 9:09am — No Comments

Occupy That!

Occupy squares, parks, streets, neighborhoods, cities;

Occupy churches, mosques, synagogues, temples;

Occupy driving rain, wind, snow, biting cold;

Occupy exhaustion, aggravation, stress;

Occupy frustrations, doubts, fears, jeers, tears, cheers;

Occupy lamestream, sold-out-media lies;

Occupy water cannons, flashbangs, tear gas;

Occupy batons, beatings, bullets, bloodshed;

Occupy the kleptonomy's police-state;

Occupy lying, venal…

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Added by Gildas ApCaw Sapiens on November 23, 2011 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Moral Imperative

This was posted on Occupy Portland's Facebook page earlier today.  Marianne Williamson does an unbelievable job of laying out what I feel is the moral imperative behind Occupy, what's at stake, and what it means to truly follow the principles of nonviolent resistance...and so much more.  Well worth the lengthy listen.

 

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Added by Debra Porta on November 20, 2011 at 2:31am — 1 Comment

Criteria for evaluating corporations and our government

WE ARE HERE PROTESTING IN THE BELLY OF THE BEAST FOR GOOD REASON!



This Economic System is the inhumane Corporate BEAST that actually provokes the making of WAR, and military domination, for the making of PROFIT!



This is the same Corporate BEAST that vandalizes our Planet Earth and is indifferent to the anguished cries of its inhabitants!



Listen Up Corporations! The Ethical People of Earth will begin now to teach YOU how to behave ethically; your shameful…
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Added by Beth Lamont, Humanist Chaplain on November 20, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments

"Occupy Congress And Change The World!"

Put together a slate of candidates that are honest people drawn from the occupy movement's ranks and elect them to Congress. The first order of business is to take big money out of federal politics. Pass the Fair Elections Now Act (S. 750 and H.R. 1404). A law where political candidates for federal office would raise a large number of small contributions from their communities in order to qualify for Fair Elections funding. Contributions are limited to $100.00. Strictly voluntary by the…

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Added by David Gilbert on November 19, 2011 at 5:17pm — 2 Comments

The Occupy Railroad

Thanks to a blog "Linked To The Land" by a friend of mine in the A New Gaia community (also on Ning), my receptivity was opened as I posted in comment for her blog.

However, your quiet benevolent thinking Judi, about community has led me in a "new" direction today.  I read this blog over brunch after yoga.  Had I been…

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Added by Deborah Hart Yemm on November 19, 2011 at 4:14pm — No Comments

It's Time for the 99% To Occupy the Occupy Movement

Many of us Northern Californians are familiar with the wise-cracking, wise-guy affectionately know as Swami Beyondananda, aka Steve Bhaerman, and his lovely consort Trudy Trueheart.  Steve's ability to lighten up weighty subjects has brought relief to many a soul.  Thanks for keeping the light lit,…

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Added by Occupy Cafe Stewards on November 19, 2011 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Last Hurrah - Me, Joe and the REAL 99%

This is my farewell gift to you all. I believe I've given all I have to give and there are a number of you who will be glad to see me gone. May you get what you wish for! 

But here's a question that may be more important than any other asked here: Who the hell are you to think you speak for the 99%? From what I've witnessed, there's some good-hearted and open-minded souls and a number of those who think they've got it all figured out and are above and beyond (more "evolved") then the…

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Added by Robert Riversong on November 18, 2011 at 9:09pm — 2 Comments

A Litany for the 99% & For Occupy Cafe

 

To the Creation I live within; to the creation that lives in me     

                                                                                    Open My heart

To the rhythm of tides and seasons; to the rhythm of my own blood   

                                                                                   Open my heart

To the footsteps before mine in the sand, of peoples and creatures

To the footsteps after mine in the…

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Added by Lindsay Newland Bowker on November 18, 2011 at 9:11am — No Comments

OCCUPY HAS MOVED OUT OF ITS ENCAMPMENTS AND INTO THE MINDS OF AMERICA

Eugene Robinson ( Washington Post Journalist, Putizer Prize Winner 2010), said a few moments ago on MSNBC.

Added by Lindsay Newland Bowker on November 18, 2011 at 8:31am — No Comments

"The Occupy Wall Street movement has real potential to be a part of getting us there."

I am not all that great at putting concepts into words sometimes.  Maybe my brain is just too full of school-there is no space left over to really articulate what I see, think, and feel.  Fortunately for me, there are folks around who are especially talented at doing just that.  This is a post written by…

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Added by Debra Porta on November 17, 2011 at 9:29pm — No Comments

In Manahattan Occupy 2 : 30,000 with the faces of the 99%!!!

Very exciting to see the  diversity that is the 99% in the faces of those marching this morning from Union Park to Liberty Plaza.  

The unencamped Occupy now has a face of inclusion that it never had before. 

 

Added by Lindsay Newland Bowker on November 17, 2011 at 9:16pm — No Comments

WE are not a Political Action Party. WE just want what's considered right by 100% of people!

This has nothing to do with the Tea Party. It's the WE, Party and it appeals to 100% of the people, 100% of the time. The …

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Added by aunitedworld on November 17, 2011 at 7:37pm — No Comments

Together WE can make a difference! Let's go from 99% to 100%

WE The People (WE) created three petitions for Occupy Wall Street (WE Party Peace Ambassadors) to sign.…

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Added by aunitedworld on November 17, 2011 at 7:33pm — No Comments

Occupy Wall Street Promotes the Shift in Consciousness From I to WE

Occupy Wall Street turns to the WE Party (www.we.net)
 
WE will know more when the WE Party Volunteer…
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Added by aunitedworld on November 17, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Message from Minister Pepper Sprayed in Seattle

A PASTORAL LAMENT FOR MY COUNTRY

America, America, my country ‘tis of thee,

Sweet land of liberty

Of thee I sing

America, oh America

America the Beautiful has fallen.

You could feel the tension and raw energy crinkling throughout the air as the marchers once again began their journey into downtown Seattle.   The Occupy Movement is the prophetic voice of God calling out to the nation to “repent” and turn from its…

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Added by Gary Horvitz on November 16, 2011 at 4:54pm — No Comments

A Vision OF Occupy 2 Carrying Signs With Verified Facts

I had a vision of thousands and thousands marching to a gathering place in silence  ( for the medtiation Gail envisions) each man woman and child carrying a sign that is a verifiable stat that describes the actual face of income disparity.

unemployment rate for blacks

number of children in chronic hunger

number of familes living in sub standard housing

number of families who have lost their home to foreclosure

avergae student loan debt 

numer of…

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Added by Lindsay Newland Bowker on November 16, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

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