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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

"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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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

 

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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
over 200 U.S. solidarity events and Facebook pages
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from an Adbuster editor, a radical anthropologist/one of the inititial organizers, and a savvy movement/internet writer
Four NYC Council members, each with $1 Million, will let public decide how it's spent
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Bringing the stories of local economic innovators to life through 7 short films
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US Steelworkers pass resolution endorsing its unionized, worker-owned cooperative development activities
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IPS Washington correspondent Kanya D'Almeida spoke with Brian Van Slyke, founder of the Toolbox for Education and Social Action (TESA)
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