Elaine Hansen's Blog – November 2011 Archive (3)

Time Banking

Peter pointed me to this one from

Edgar Cahn, ‘I think we’re learning that money isn’t what we thought it was, that bankers aren’t what we thought they were, and that the monetary system is not enabling us to get to where we need to get to,’ he says. ‘Money that depends upon repayment of interest requires that we have to keep producing more and more in a world that’s having to learn how to become sustainable.’

And this, 

"For while the market economy locks out those not…


Added by Elaine Hansen on November 12, 2011 at 10:35am — No Comments

A Different Occupation

I realize what I am about to post may not seem directly related to the Occupy movement - BUT for me it is.  

This morning I watched a video, "No More Shooting and Crying"  that affirms all that I think about why war and military occupation is not the answer. 

I appreciate that these young people in Israel have found a way to share the message of what war and military occupation…


Added by Elaine Hansen on November 12, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Charlie Rose Discussion about Wall Street

If you have not seen this interview, I invite you to watch it.  It did a nice job I thought of explaining some of the attributes of the Occupy movement - and the differences from the Tea Party - 

Sorry to say this link expires in 2 days. :(

Charlie Rose - Occupy Movement

Added by Elaine Hansen on November 5, 2011 at 6:32pm — No Comments

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