Occupy Oakland

Posted by on Nov 6, 2011

Occupy Oakland

I love how there are so many altars at Occupy Oakland!  I saw at least seven different ones during my visit, every changing and evolving, and well tended.  They are sacred spaces, places of remembrance, places of invocation, places of love.  From the “Occupy Love” altar (which I didn’t create! Loved finding it there!): “This altar is an offering of realizing our life...

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Marching in solidarity at Occupy Oakland

Posted by on Nov 5, 2011

Marching in solidarity at Occupy Oakland

After a beautiful day of marching and gathering in solidarity at Occupy Oakland, a small group of vandals set fires and destroyed property, some of them to local businesses who had offered support to the movement and participated in the General Strike.  In the morning, many members of the movement gathered together to offer support and clean up the mess.   I saw signs posted next to broken...

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Today is National Bank Transfer Day! Love your brother (and sister!) dammit – and dump your

Posted by on Nov 5, 2011

Today is National Bank Transfer Day! Love your brother (and sister!) dammit – and dump your bank! From VintageCore Patterns: “I went to a Credit Union Today thinking it was going to inconvenience us a little, but.. it would be worth it. AS A MATTER OF FACT, it was the best experience ever. They set up Direct Deposit, and I also got my ATM, WITH MY NAME ON IT! Ready to go and...

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