Tag Archives: OWS

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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James Quilligan’s talk about why we have to Occupy the Commons


James Quilligan the renowned commons thinker, activist, and founder of the Global Commons Trust, gave the following talk at the Occupy Wall Street Forum on the Commons, February 16, 2012. The event was live-streamed. In this talk, he encouraged the audience to challenge Garrett Hardin’s definition of the Commons, as found in his 1968 article in Science […]

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Making Worlds: An OWS Forum on the Commons


This is an announcement re-posted from the Making Worlds wiki.   Making Worlds: An OWS Forum on the Commons February 16-18, 2012 An Invitation The Occupy movement is entering a new phase, one in which many of us feel the need of combining a renewed engagement with direct actions and mobilizations with a deep reflection on […]

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Grow, Deepen, Build, Liberate and Fight!


An article by Yotam Marom speaks not only for OWS although Yotam was clearly inspired by that. He has a message relevant for the whole of the Occupy movement. He summarised his message to the movement of how to stay powerful, create solid foundations and expand in 5 words: Grow, Deepen,  Build, Liberate and Fight. The quotes in […]

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The Structure of the New York City General Assembly


Reposted from http://www.nycga.net/groups/structure/docs/final-proposal-thursday-oct-27-afternoon Structure Improving, organizing, and streamlining the structure of the GA. Meetings at Tuesday @ 6pm at Atrium OWS Structure Proposal        (A Living Document) — Submitted by the Structure Working Group Summary Since September 17th Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has grown and inspired occupations around the globe. The General Assembly (GA) is at the […]

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