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Occupy The Farm, the Movie, Playing Now! (Nov. 7th-20th)

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Here’s the event info: November 7th – 20th United Artists 7 Movie Theater 2274 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA  - Google Maps Directions . Tickets and showtimes are available through Fandango. . Join us for the premiere of “Occupy the Farm” a documentary by independent filmmaker, Todd Darling. The film tells the story of the 17-year struggle to protect 20 acres of public farmland (the “Gill Tract”, in Albany) from development into a supermarket, housing complex, and strip mall. . . Occupy the Farm – The Film – Official Trailer from Todd Darling The … Continued

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Strike Debt: Ideas Into Action!

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The press has been overflowing with reports on exploding student debt, and the payday lending industry is under increasing public scrutiny. Let’s take this momentum and radicalize it! Join Strike Debt Bay Area on Saturday, June 29th at 3:00 PM at 900 Alice St (ARC offices) in downtown Oakland for our next Ideas Into Action meeting. Bring your ideas and/or plug into ongoing projects: – reading groups on debt & capitalism – the seeds of some exciting debtors union tactics, both locally and nationally – a series of solidarity actions … Continued

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Oakland band shoots music video for Occupy

Oakland band Midnight Raid released their music video for the song “Fire” this week. Band members have been present at various demonstrations and wanted to do their part for Occupy Oakland. Support Occupy, Support local music, Stop Brutality. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtDKyE7b79k 45950

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Oakland band shoots video in honor of the Occupy Movement

Oakland band Midnight Raid released their music video for the song “Fire” this week. Band members have been present at various demonstrations and wanted to do their part for Occupy Oakland. Support Occupy, Support local music, Stop Brutality. Midnight Raid – Fire 45944

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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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“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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Divide and Conquer in America – 2012! (A Poem of Protest by a 74-Year-Old Great-Grandmother)

    Divide and Conquer in America – 2012! HISTORIC OPPRESSORS WITH INNOCUOUS NAMES By: Alice Connally Fisk ( AFisk10302@aol.com )   The generic word “oppressor” is rarely heard today their game’s the same but the label itself is very much passé. Oppressors all have brand names now to conceal their old-time aim to confuse, outfox and at last destroy the rank and file, their game. Oppressors laugh at us everyday as they turn up their old-time heat sporting names quite bland to disguise their Plan, these conniving old elite. … Continued

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Noah’s honey rust fortress (“junk yard permaculture”). New Myth #21 by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com

Noah’s honey rust fortress (“junk yard permaculture”). New Myth #21 by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com http://wp.me/p14SHM-Ez “Have you ever sat near a roaring brook and felt refreshed, been cheered by the vibrant song of a thrush or renewed by a sea breeze? Does a wildflower’s fragrance bring you joy, a whale or snow-capped peak charge your senses? You did not take a class to learn to feel these innate joys. We are born with them. As natural beings, that is how we are designed to know life and our life. Dramatically, … Continued

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FTP: Montreal March Part 2–Bring a Pan! 7/9p 6/2/12

We’ve all seen the images of the hundreds of thousands of people in the streets of Quebec. Our comrades up north are really turning up the volume and standing up for the world they want! Come out Saturday night in solidarity for a second night of “casserole”-style marching, which means…bring your pots and pans! This is gonna be the LOUDEST FTP march EVER! Bring red squares of cloth too. 19th & Telegraph, Rally at 7, march at 9. And as usual, TAC asks for the following: SHIELDS: If you have the capability … Continued

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