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Strategies to rein in corporate power?

There are many emerging strategies to counter corporate control of our political life (quite in addition to efforts to counter their control of our economic lives). Seeing this as a necessity if we are to have effectively empowered public wisdom, …

Sources of the Occupy Movement – Part Two

Let’s take a look at the influence of activist arts and video game culture – and the novel idea that fun and social change are a marriage made in heaven. One of the trademark characteristics of Occupy is an out-of-the-box, creatively courageous ex…

Sources of the Occupy Movement – Part One

This is the first of a series of postings I’ll do about the sources of the Occupy movement, from a number of angles. Each mailing will cover one or two of them. They are, of course, not definitive or complete, but I find them all intriguing. Some …

Origins and Future of #OWS

Where did the Occupy Movement come from and where is it going? The following New Yorker article is a good complement to the Bloomberg Businessweek article on David Graeber that I referred to in an earlier blog post http://bit.ly/uAZfbf. It gives m…

#Occupy Weekly Sparks = We Can Do It All

Much has been said about the Occupy movement’s lack of demands and vision. Some say it will have no impact unless it makes demands and organizes to make sure those demands are met. Others respond that the People should just take charge of their de…

#Occupy the future together

Things are still wildly bubbling in and around the Occupy movement, which is still radically expanding and evolving. Despite many growing pains, the co-creative, committed engagement of the participants is inspiring. So many among them are using t…