A Hole in #OO’s History

As part of my research for an independent history of Occupy Oakland, I recently Googled “Occupy Oakland” looking for interviews with campers during the occupation of Oscar Grant Plaza. After sampling hundreds of videos, I’m frankly stumped. What puzzles me most is the similarity between the YouTube archives and mainstream media. Occupiers have of course slammed MSM for focusing on fracas and vandalism to the exclusion of #OO’s positive achievements. Yet a large proportion of YouTube clips devoted to Occupy Oakland show street skirmishes and smashy just like MSM—indeed, … Continued


Join Author & Mythologist Willi Paul for a collaborative work trek into the New Global Mythology at the Depth Psychology Alliance

  We are into the Transition Times where permaculture and occupy are morphing both values and landscapes. Are the classic myths still firing our spirits and stories?  Join us on a grand journey, fueled by tunes, poetry, sound symbols and plows from the New Global Mythology.  Please join the Depth Psychology Alliance first and then join the New Global Mythology group (both free). Initial discussion resources are: Mother, Sun & the Compost Pile, an interview with a Transitionite & new myths from the Transition. Details Here ref: 32550