Strategies for Change

States cannot, by their nature, ever truly be democratic. They are, after all, basically ways of organizing violence.

1. It names the source of the crisis. 2. It provides a clear vision of the world we want. 3. It sets...

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OWS and its progeny are creating a "rough and ready democracy" around the country
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The biggest obstacle the Occupy Movement is up against is not the 1%.
A joint Declaration on the socio-economic future of our communities and on public policy concerning co-operatives
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 There are many ways to take back your power in the terrain of the solidarity economy

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 If to change ourselves is to change our worlds, and the relation is reciprocal, then the project of history making is never a distant one but always right here, on the borders of our sensing, thinking, feeling, moving bodies.
--J.K. Gibson-Graham

 
#OccupyWallStreet has cracked open a little hole in history, creating a moment where some of the very core institutions of our economy are called into question. Along with indignation and outrage, there is a certain excitement in the air. Things that have been terrifyingly stuck seem to be moving. Something seems possible today that wasn't just a month ago.
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by Ethan Miller



"Fall in love with hard and patient work-we are the beginning, not the end."

-Zizek, at #OccupyWallStreet

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"institutional reconstruction" aims either to weaken or displace corporate power in favor of democratic control
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Interesting Commentaries

The Search for a Message
By Mary Elizabeth King
Some observers have grown impatient with the evolving messaging coming out of OWS, but, historically, slogans have often often changed as a campaign proceeds. Remembering East Germany, South Africa, Serbia.
http://www.indypendent.org/2011/10/17/searching
October 17, 2011

on the disconnect between #ows and liberal class

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