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The Language of Occupation

image: www.freeclipartnow.com In December of 2011 I was intimately involved in an Occupy Roundtable Summit. The mumble chat was populated with Occupy activists from all over the world and some members of the hacktivist group Anonymous. We discussed the future of Occupy Movement and how the language plays a part in that. The tenor of the conversation was about the ... Read More »

What Will You Tell Your Kids About 9/11?

Image: 9/11/11 Man playing the flute at St. Paul’s Chapel by ground zero. Across the street “truthers” gather with Adbuster activists. Somehow this one man on a flute outnumbered the screams of 200 or so activists. -Chanell McLaughlin I write this in light of a conversation I had with my fiancée about what I would tell my children about the ... Read More »

The Power Principle – An Interview with Filmmaker Scott Noble

Scott Noble is the director of several acclaimed and politically charged documentaries, including Psywar, Human Resources and Lifting the Veil. His documentary on Occupy Wall Street, Rise Like Lions, took the #1 spot on Films for Action’s Top Ten Occupy films. His latest, The Power Principle, takes on the American empire, with emphasis on the Cold War period. We sent ... Read More »

Occupy Blitzkrieg

Filmmaker Corey Ogilvie has released another short film entitled Occupy Blitzkrieg, following up his prior releases including Dear Taxpayer, I Am Not Moving, We Are All Scott Olsen, Bloomberg Forever, Protect Us, and How to Film a Revolution. The video takes a satirical look at the Occupy movement from the perspective of a 1950’s propaganda piece. In addition to Corey’s ... Read More »

I am a Homeless Veteran

This essay was sent to us by Roger Whitefeather Roberts of Occupy Tampa via facebook and it touched us so much that we found it necessary to feature it here. I am a homeless veteran.  I first arrived at Occupy Tampa on November 10th, 2011.  At that point in time the Occupation was attempting to officially establish in Curtis Hixon ... Read More »

Occupy Love: Salute to LGBT Veterans

[Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta, left, kisses her girlfriend of two years, Petty Officer 3rd Class Citlalic Snell in the first time a same-sex couple was chosen for Navy’s traditional homecoming kiss] On this Valentine’s Day we must acknowledge how love has changed in the modern day. Whether you agree with gay marriage or not, the issue has landed ... Read More »

Watch Andrew Breitbart Flip Out On Occupiers

Emily Crockett (@emilycrockett) of Campus Progress posted a video of right-wing commentator Andrew Breitbart flipping out on occupiers at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday, February 10, 2012:   From Campus Progress: “Conservative blogger-star Andrew Breitbart lashed out at Occupy protesters outside of CPAC, the mass annual gathering of conservatives, in Washington, DC on Friday night. Campus ... Read More »

Systemic Educational Apathy

The one thing the masses of America have in common is education. It’s an educational system that has been under reform since its inception. And in a global marketplace everyone that cares about the United States success as a super power has found themselves concerned about the state of education in America. I believe that most people are in agreement ... Read More »

Motivation Monday X

Occupy Chicago photo by Darren Leow

On February 1, 2012, Chicago school Roosevelt University announced a new political science course based on the Occupy Movement will be offered on their campus this semester. This is a great chance for current Occupy Chicago members to gain a deeper understanding of the movement and will hopefully motivate students who have had no prior interaction with the Occupy Movement ... Read More »

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