“Feel free to raise your voice, and keep a riot in your heart.”
“No government can exist for a single moment without the cooperation of the people, willing or forced, and if people withdraw their cooperation in every detail, the government will come to a standstill.” —Gandhi
As the #Occupy movement decentralizes, writes Alison Leigh Lilly, it continues to bring the elements that make it revolutionary: space, persistence, flexibility and resilience.
Matt Salesses doesn’t know how to tell his daughter that she is not being lied to when she learns about freedom.
An Occupier and his mother write letters to Santa Claus.
The #Occupy movement has already changed the conversation, Alison Leigh Lilly writes, and that makes it a success.
Parents are protesting, Lisa Duggan writes, because they want a better future for their children.
At their roots, the Occupy movements are expressions of the rights of the 1st Amendment. The only thing that can stop them? Fear.
Stephanie Rogers believes the protesters recognize the intersecting oppressions of gender, race, class, and sexuality, but there are still some sides she wishes she didn’t see.
The solve any national discordance, we must first turn to the mind of the individual, writes Max Lugavere.
Through emphases on dialogue and community, the Occupy movement has displayed a new brand of political and spiritual expression, writes Avi Zer-Aviv.
Andrew Cotto has his story about middle-class debt, but that’s not what this is about.
Jack Varnell looks at the #Occupy movement through the lens of “everything has spiritual consequences”.