A Brief History Of Techquity

Kudos to Elizabeth Schaaf, for bringing into the world yet another ham-fisted buzzword, one which not only embraces and mingles the bleak connotations of “tech” and White Supremacy, but more importantly where these things intersect. It is well apparent, her inner entrepreneurial bureaucrat is unhinged, unchained, and best of all, unchecked! Lizzy modestly describes techquity as mere trickle-down economics, but it is so much more than that. To appreciate what is meant by techquity, one must appreciate the deep historicity of the term, especially as relates to Oakland. To understand … Continued


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. 45950


Positive Thoughts About the Occupy Movements

My positive thoughts about the many OWS type movements are collected in the articles listed below. The hope is that some of these thoughts may help young and active participants to develop better ideas of their own. These articles were also written to refute many of the criticisms of the Occupy Movement (OM), and to push back on the hostility of “the establishment” to OM. At my blog ( I show links to videos and articles by others, which go deeper into the financial and economic roots of the crisis … Continued


IBM, Hitler and the Holocaust: A Terrible Tale of Capitalism Without Conscience

IBM, HITLER AND THE HOLOCAUST: A TERRIBLE TALE OF CAPITALISM WITHOUT CONSCIENCE Global Revolution 1: American Revolution 2: Day 60: Communication 1 IronBoltBruce’s Kleptocracy Chronicles for 15 Nov 2011 (g1a2d0060c1) How many examples of greed and corruption must you see before you act? This is taken from “Six million and counting”, written by Peter Preston for The Observer, Saturday 17 February 2001: Hitler’s Holocaust was happening anyway. With IBM’s help, it was easier, as Edwin Black demonstrates in [his book entitled] ‘IBM and the Holocaust’ You thought, perhaps, that … Continued


End Capitalism/Support Commerce

I am considering a proposal to the General Assembly. Would love some crowdsourced input before a draft is submitted. Also, as of now could use another co-signer.  Below is current draft: Until such time as the global Capitalist order is overthrown, be it resolved that Occupy Oakland will respect the private property rights and rights of commerce of small local businesses in Oakland and the surrounding communities. A working group will be established to create channels of communication between Occupy Oakland and local city businesses. This working group will also … Continued


Links to 2 in-depth articles on Occupy Protests

Following are links to two in-depth articles that deal with the most fundamental questions, problems and solutions, and strategy and tactics of the 2011 American Protests (Occupy Protests).  These need to be reviewed and considered for the creation of goals, agenda, strategy, and tactics.   1.   2. 3346