Category Archives: OWS

The Metasociety

OWS is only one small part of a much larger movement. It is the movement made up of community groups and NGOs, trade associations, special interest groups, community co-ops, environmental groups, rights groups, online activists, artists’ collectives, and more. The … Continue reading

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All Our Ideas – A Suggestion Box for the Digital Age

All Our Ideas is a platform that enables groups to collect and prioritize ideas in a transparent, democratic, and bottom-up way. It’s a suggestion box for the digital age. You can use All Our Ideas to create a website where … Continue reading

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Occupy as a model for a new society

One of the compelling attractions of Occupy is that it is modeling a possible socio-economic-political paradigm for how society can run. It is a model the whole world is beginning to watch. For those who come and participate in it, … Continue reading

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Resistance to being governed: Occupy Wall Street’s ‘Political Disobedience’

Our language has not yet caught up with the political phenomenon that is emerging in Zuccotti Park and spreading across the nation, though it is clear that a political paradigm shift is taking place before our very eyes. It’s time … Continue reading

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O casamento entre democracia e capitalismo acabou

O filósofo e escritor esloveno Slavoj Zizek visitou a acampamento do movimento Ocupar Wall Street, no parque Zuccotti, em Nova York e falou aos manifestantes. “Estamos testemunhando como o sistema está se autodestruindo. Quando criticarem o capitalismo, não se deixem … Continue reading

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Youth movement in a culture of hopelessness

A protest encampment near the heart of the United States’ financial capital in New York City started out with a few dozen students and unemployed university graduates. Within weeks it inspired thousands of New Yorkers to join, and spawned scores … Continue reading

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