Tag Archives: Occupy

Noam Chomsky: What Next For Occupy?


NOAM CHOMSKY: WHAT NEXT FOR OCCUPY?   Noam Chomsky is credited as a linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,  activist and the ‘father of modern linguistics’ (Wikipedia) having also taught linguistics at MIT for 50 years! A long time favorite on lecture circuits and in progressive media as well as a best-selling author, his most recent […]

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What Dreams May Come?… May Day and Beyond


As a biologist and commons activist, and an avid meditator with a universalist bent, i always look forward to the Spring Festivals, Holidays, and Holy Days of celebration and renewal.  I tend to think of April (Passover – Earth Day – Easter), May (Beltane – International Workers Day – The Buddhist Festival of Wesak) and […]

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Occupy, the World Social Forum and the Commons… social movements learning from each other


The World Social Forum has been around since 2001, and with their rallying call “Another World is Possible”, they share much in common with the system critiques emerging out of the Occupy and Commons Movements. When Occupy burst forth in the U.S. this past Fall, hot on the heels of the Arab Spring and uprisings in Spain, […]

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What Leaders in the US Social Forum are saying about Occupy


In a recent US Social Forum update two key organizers of the USSF are interviewed regarding their thoughts on the Occupy Movement.  Here are the some of the insights shared with us by Maureen Taylor, the State Chairperson of Michigan Welfare Rights Union and co-chair of the Detroit Local Organizing Committee for the 2010 USSF and George […]

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