A Strategist for Rebalancing Power

http://blog.prospect.org/article/stephen-lerners-2011 Stephen Lerner’s 2011 Harold Meyerson January 2, 2012 “We must expand from one-day marches and demonstrations to weeks of creative direct action and activities,” wrote Stephen Lerner in New Labor Forum, a quarterly left-labor journal, several weeks before Occupy Wall Street took shape. One way to do that, he continued, “is to build these kinds … Continue reading

Citizen Documentarians On The Rise. Nick Stockton 11/12/11 Eviction Weekend, Portland Occupy.

I was observing the Occupy Portland front line on Sunday afternoon 11/13/11. Nick Stockton (and girlfriend) did a video interview of me (not in this clip) and this is his first product from the Portland eviction weekend. Citizen documentarians on the rise!

You Can’t Evict an Idea by Sally Kohn. A Fox News Editorial that could have come from Huffington Post.

A Fox News Editorial that could have come from Huffington Post. You Can’t Evict an Idea http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/11/15/cant-evict-idea/ By Sally Kohn Published November 15, 2011 The “occupy” camps were just a tactic. The 99% is a growing movement whose time has come. In the middle of the night, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and hundreds of police in … Continue reading

Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame is outspoken on Fear, Walls and the Occupy Movement. http://youtu.be/tqtNvgzWsis

  The first video is Roger doing a quick riff in support of the Occupy Movement.  The second is an Occupy montage to the tune of The Tides are Turning.  The third is a 25 minute interview that I found quite good…  excellent questions and in depth answers so rarely found in “main stream”  media.  This … Continue reading

Videos are challenging Big Media to shape the political / social narrative.

MoveOn.org saw fit to share this video made by DC Douglas, an actor and voice over guy. I’m doing the same.  DC Douglas seems to have made this video just for the fun of it.  Wow.  DC Douglas’ blog post about this CLICK HERE or read below. DC Douglas’ “Why #OccupyWallStreet? 4 Reasons.” Why #OccupyWallStreet? Hastily written … Continue reading

Power, Politics and Participation: The Coffee Party striving to “Be The Change”.

Changing the Game: Power, Politics and Participation has an exciting new partnership with the Coffee Party.  Our Change Design Lab has turned its attention to helping the Coffee Party Movement grow and develop in its capacities to effectively fulfill its vision and mission.  This post begins a series that will feature the Coffee Party, Movemnet … Continue reading