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on the disconnect between #ows and liberal class

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Why the Elites Are in Trouble
by: Chris Hedges, Truthdig
http://www.truth-out.org/why-elites-are-trouble/1318252392
Monday 10 October 2011

Michael: excellent article telling what life in #OWS is like

 

Interesting Commentaries

Local reports and interesting commentaries

Our task is both to experience and to conceive the concrete, that is to say, reality in its fullness and wholeness.
--R D Laing, Politics of Experience

Local Reports, Interesting Commentaries, Worth Noting
We do not need theories so much as the experience that is the source of the theory.
  --R D Laing, The Politics of Experience
Al Jazeera interviewer goes deep with US labor leader, Mike Locker
from an Adbuster editor, a radical anthropologist/one of the inititial organizers, and a savvy movement/internet writer
An early reflection on the #OccupyWallSt phenomenon
"Because they were counting on me."
I was trusting in two things. First, that there was enough cooperative drive among developers to overcome whatever fears, conflicts, and challenges that could (and hopefully would) arise. Second, the power of listening could successfully drive the development of the project from start to finish.
Climbing El Cumbre, the People's World Conference on Climate Change
The Salinas reality helps us to pose the big questions we need to pose if we are preoccupied with processes of radical social transformation.

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