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The Conversion Of The American Dream

This article is about breaking out of robotic patterns of consumption to re-engage with life and the high adventure of a new economy and …

A tremendously insightful “Eulogy to Occupy”

Over the last 15 months I posted many reflections on the Occupy movement. That movement is clearly not over, morphing into new shapes even as its most potent meme – “We are the 99%” – continues to reverberate. Yet there was something about the ori…

Heroic transformational energies emerging

For so many of us – perhaps most of us – a peculiar energy resides at the core of our being, an energy that does not accept the world we are given, that does not agree that what we see is all there is, that knows – as the World Social Forum procla…

Occupy 11/2012: New forms of creative “direct action”

During the last 6-9 months most Occupy groups have been relatively invisible in the mass media. But just because something is invisible, doesn’t mean it isn’t there. Think radiation… or back room deals… or the vast webs of fungi and ant civili…