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This July 4th, #DeclareIndependence

Posted by in Community Rights, Elect Democracy, End Dirty Energy, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 18th June, 2012 | 2 Comments

We have a medley of options of bad/obsolete things to #DeclareIndependence from, so let’s use this nomenclature of this significant holiday to collectively name the plethora of things we are fighting to overcome (and how). 
Image: occupydesign.orgWhat can you #DeclareIndependence from on July 4th? Sign up today to participate and let us know what you will #DeclareIndependence from this Fourth of July! Get ready to share via Facebook, Twitter, and on the ground.

Time Magazine Robs People’s Choice Winner of Title

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 15th December, 2010 | No Comments

rtxu7g3Julian Assange, the man behind Wikileaks and responsible for bringing government secrets into the public domain, easily won Readers’ Choice for TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year. Gathering 382,020 votes, Assange was the peoples’ clear choice. Hands down. But today, TIME’s editors revealed that they preferred to go with the safer choice: Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg. The loser in this contest is TIME Magazine. Hands down.

“The Social Network” and the Green Economy Revolution

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Guest Posts, World News & Events on 5th October, 2010 | 2 Comments

the_social_networkAfter overcoming my hesitancy to let Facebook infiltrate another aspect of my life, I gave in and watched “The Social Network.” I’m going to go ahead and say it but, this movie is definitely a defining moment for the millennial generation, our generation. And believe it or not, but there are some key lessons the Green Economy Revolution can take away from the film.