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Occupy Wall St - The Revolution Is Love

Black Friday is Buy Nothing Day (Here are 10 Films to Spread the Shopping-Free Cheer!) By Tim Hjersted Since 1997, the biggest shopping day of the year in North America has also been known as Buy Nothing Day - a playful protest against the cultural and commercial pressures that compel us to consume more every year, grow more in debt to prove our love to our loved ones and find temporary happiness in that euphoric moment of purchase. It's a movement that has been growing internationally every year, despite the commercial pressures now enveloping even Thanksgiving in the holiday madness. More and more people have had enough and are choosing to celebrate with their loved ones a different way - by not buying anything! In the spirit of the shopping-free holiday, here are 10 of the best documentaries that give inspiration to the day (click the links to watch online): Explore more films on consumerism here. What will you be doing on Buy Nothing Day?

Occupy Wall Street | September 17th | #OCCUPYWALLSTREET The joyous freedom of possibility. Dissent can be personal, collective, creative — whatever you want it to be. Revolt can be physical or spectral, a blackspot on a corporate logo or a digital mindbomb posted online. Edit a billboard, speak to a friend. There are no limits, no minimum or maximum. The revolutionary spark is the same one that lit human existence. Print & Post If you only do one thing today and during the heady days of climate protest that follow, print out as many copies of this #WORLDREVOLUTION poster as you can and tape them up on bus stops, bank and shop windows, cash machines, government buildings, everywhere in your city where people will see them. Download September 11, 2014 What will you do on the September 17th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street? September 16, 2013 Revolution is a Rhizome September 19, 2012 Tactical Briefing #38. September 12, 2012 Where do we stand? July 23, 2012 Tactical Briefing #36 June 5, 2012 Occupy morphs into a new model! May 24, 2012 May 16, 2012

Keith Boykin: Everything The Media Told You About Occupy Wall Street Is Wrong After 10 days out of town, I finally made it to Occupy Wall Street on Tuesday and had a chance to see for myself what's going on. My conclusion: almost everything the media told me about the protest is wrong. Based on my observations, here's what I consider the Top Ten Myths About Occupy Wall Street. Myth #1. The Movement Is Violent. One of the most striking images I witnessed at the demonstration was a young black man holding a sign that read "End NYPD Violence!" The officers quickly challenged his accusation. In fact, one of the first things I noticed was a sign posted on a wall that embraced "Kingian Nonviolence," the peaceful principles that guided Dr. Myth #2. Although I supported the concept of the Occupy Wall Street movement when I first heard of it, I admit I didn't think the group had much to offer me. I was wrong. What I found was a wide-ranging group of people from various backgrounds, young and old, male and female, black, white, Latin, Asian and mixed. Myth #3. Myth #4.

The Dill Pickle Club | Portland, Oregon On Monday, November 14, the Dill Pickle Club hosted The 99%: A Teach-in on Occupy Portland to objectively bring together various perspectives on the economic, political and social factors that have led to the emergence of occupations throughout the country, and more specifically the movement’s impact on a localized level. As part of our mission to make this information freely available, we are posting the entirety of the talks online. Special thanks to Bernardo Pantoja and NW Documentary for making this video documentation possible. If you would like to help us continue to make these types of programs available to both the Portland community, as well as make content available online, please consider making a donation below. All donations are tax-deductible. This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged activism, denis therialt, Dill Pickle Club, John Coghlan, Michael Moore, Nina Reierson, occupy porland, Portland, randy bluffstone, teach-in, the 99%, veronica dujon.

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Read The Bill: S. 1253 Sec. 1. Short title. Sec. 2. Sec. 3. Sec. 4. DIVISION A—Department of Defense Authorizations TITLE I—Procurement Subtitle A—Authorization of Appropriations Sec. 101. Subtitle B—Navy Programs Sec. 121. Subtitle C—Air Force Programs Sec. 131. Sec. 132. Sec. 133. Sec. 134. Sec. 135. Subtitle D—Joint and Multiservice Matters Sec. 151. Sec. 152. Sec. 153. Sec. 154. Sec. 155. Sec. 156. Sec. 157. TITLE II—Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation Sec. 201. Subtitle B—Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations Sec. 211. Sec. 212. Sec. 213. Sec. 214. Subtitle C—Missile Defense Matters Sec. 231. Sec. 232. Sec. 233. Subtitle D—Reports Sec. 251. Subtitle E—Other Matters Sec. 261. TITLE III—Operation and Maintenance Sec. 301. Subtitle B—Energy and Environmental Provisions Sec. 311. Sec. 312. Sec. 313. Sec. 314. Sec. 315. Subtitle C—Workplace and Depot Issues Sec. 321. Sec. 322. Sec. 323. Sec. 324. Sec. 331. Sec. 332. Sec. 333. Sec. 334. Sec. 341. Sec. 342. Sec. 343. Sec. 344. Sec. 345. Sec. 401.

American Censorship Day November 16 - Join the fight to stop SOPA Declaration of the Occupation of New York City | NYC General Assembly This document was accepted by the NYC General Assembly on September 29, 2011 Translations: French , Slovak , Spanish , German , Italian , Arabic , Portuguese [ all translations »] As we gather together in solidarity to express a feeling of mass injustice, we must not lose sight of what brought us together. We write so that all people who feel wronged by the corporate forces of the world can know that we are your allies. As one people, united, we acknowledge the reality: that the future of the human race requires the cooperation of its members; that our system must protect our rights, and upon corruption of that system, it is up to the individuals to protect their own rights, and those of their neighbors; that a democratic government derives its just power from the people, but corporations do not seek consent to extract wealth from the people and the Earth; and that no true democracy is attainable when the process is determined by economic power. To the people of the world,