Occupying Tension

Posted by on Apr 22, 2012

By Noah Fischer (appearing in Occupy Love) After we were evicted from Liberty Park, I spent the early hours of the morning struggling in the streets of Lower Manhattan with a few hundred disoriented and angry people. Cops in riot gear were turning the streets into a maze of steel barricades. We tried to unify our scraggly numbers and rally, but it became gradually clear that the police had the...

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Mad, Passionate Love — and Violence

Posted by on Feb 23, 2012

Mad, Passionate Love — and Violence

By Rebecca Solnit When you fall in love, it’s all about what you have in common, and you can hardly imagine that there are differences, let alone that you will quarrel over them, or weep about them, or be torn apart by them — or if all goes well, struggle, learn, and bond more strongly because of, rather than despite, them. The Occupy movement had its glorious honeymoon when old and...

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Occupy Oakland’s Declaration of Love

Posted by on Feb 14, 2012

The following resolution was passed by the General Assembly of Occupy Oakland, creating an official Occupy Oakland action on Tuesday, Feburary 14th, Valentine’s Day. In the interest of diversity of tactics, and the spirit of love that we feel for our community, we propose a direct action to take place on February 14th.We encourage our fellow Oakland residents to join with us to...

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Occupy The Dream – MLK and the Power of Love

Posted by on Jan 12, 2012

Occupy The Dream –  MLK and the Power of Love

“Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. Today the Occupy Movement will be engaging in global actions centered around the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The...

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Occupy Love Photo’s

Posted by on Oct 16, 2011

Link: Occupy Love Photo’s Here’s my album of pics from Occupy Wall Street, from Day One till the amazing October 15th Occupy Times Square Flash Mob.  I can feel the love all over the world, as this movement goes global!

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