Discussion

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Who is the finance committee?

The day before yesterday, the finance committee posted here on OO’s website that there was a meeting, yesterday, October 17th, at Awaken Cafe at 6pm. Curious about the rumors that have been circulating, I decided to go because I really want the finance committee to have a chance to counter those rumors, to explain their side of the story. http://occupyoakland.org/2012/10/finance-committee-meeting-oct-17-2012/ I have never asked for money from Occupy Oakland but do feel myself to be a part of it as I have participated in many protests, paid bail, put money … Continued

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Cascadia’s Green Mythic Tea Tribe. New Myth # 30 by Willi Paul

  Cascadia’s Green Mythic Tea Tribe. New Myth # 30 by Willi Paul – teaser – Menku and Kay work in the basement of the Green Leaf Café, a localized tea plantation (a reclaimed cemetery) and sipping spot in northeast PDX, now a proud member of Cascadia. They work with several other researchers to discover how the mythic gene works and if they can turn it on for folks without its spark.   http://wp.me/P2JLqK-23     42244

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Are You Creating New Rituals?

Our Falling Rituals – New Myth # 29 – Video by Willi Paul, newmythologist.com View the Video Now. 41306

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“The Ostrich & the Flame Thrower: Crisis Storytelling in the Chaos Era”, Willi Paul, Principle, newmythologist.com

“The Ostrich & the Flame Thrower: Crisis Storytelling in the Chaos Era”, Willi Paul, Principle, newmythologist.com    - excerpt – The big question here is how do non-profits, corporations and other organizations nurture and disseminate their stories in a global climate of chaos? Can Occupy protests, nightly corporate TV news and environmental justice web sites plant “non-GMO seeds” for new stories and new myths? http://wp.me/p2JLqK-50     41068

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Willi Paul Launches newmythologist.com > idea > journey > community

http://newmythologist.com/  i d e a > j o u r n e y > c o m m u n i t y Launch Content (9/23/12) [A.] “Transition Tales” – a community interview from a recent Reskilling Expo sponsored by Transition Palo Alto [B.] stories for new myths #1 “We are Celilo Falls” by – Micheal Sunanda [C.] Equations for a New Global Mythology (ver 1.0) PR Newmythologist.com incorporates video storytelling and digital conversations to accelerate our client’s self-discovery, values and messaging. We develop an organization’s story and brand using techniques championed by myth scholar … Continued

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2012 Northern California Permaculture Convergence Oct. 12-14, Castro Valley

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The Northern California Permaculture Convergence (formerly the Bay Area Regional Permaculture Convergence) is an annual event which brings together permaculture designers, sustainability enthusiasts, and communities in Northern California, the West Coast, and beyond for a weekend of intensive focus on a common goal: to design sustainable habitats, in accordance with nature, for humans, plants, animals, our greater bioregion, and the Earth at large. Practitioners across a wide-spectrum of skill-sets exchange ideas through concurrent workshops and discussions ranging from organic agriculture and wildcrafting to natural building and appropriate technologies; from environmental … Continued

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Justice 4 Alan Blueford at the Oakland City Council meeting update 9/18/12

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“I’d like to update you all about Justice 4 Alan Blueford at the Oakland City Council meeting tonight. Several members of the Blueford family spoke to the council about their son’s, brother’s, nephew’s, cousin’s murder. I was in tears listening to the pain the family was expressing. At one point president of the city council Larry Reid interrupted Adam Blueford (Alan’s father) to announce that they were going to give the family the police report after they took a 10min break, he said Chief Jordan was on his way with … Continued

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