LINE is a chat software that combines Skype, WhatsApp and a bit of Facebook. Forever free and it’s Japanese made. Real time communication, specially with smartphones. We use it to coordinate ourselves in the streets, exchange multimedia or just because is better than SMS. Continue reading
If Occupy is dead, then who’s been plugging away at 50 Editions of the Occupy Raleigh Newsletter? Zombies? Sign up for this longstanding newsletter published every 2 weeks since 1/13/2012! – ed.
I am often asked, usually in a pejorative tone, “What has Occupy even accomplished?” As a sociologist though, these questions make me wonder “How do occupiers accomplish anything? How are projects made? How are they spread? Under what conditions are they successful? What do failed projects have in common?” Continue reading
I invite you to celebrate BND differently this year by hosting a leaderless potluck: an extra day of thanksgiving and generosity for occupiers, activists and culture jammers to come together and strategize the future of our movement.
Buy Nothing Day is November 29 in North America and November 30 in the rest of the world. Continue reading
Over the past few weeks activists with OWS have been reflecting on the last two years of struggle. Talk of militias and armies arose on two coasts and suggests that there are others having analogous ideas in-between the coasts. Explore how Americans perceive talk about militias and juxtapose it to the emergence of the White Overalls brigades in Italy, who managed to tactically innovate during heavy police repression. Continue reading
I mean “slow network movement” in two senses. First, the movement must critique fast-paced corporate social networking for how it organizes us and prevents us from organizing effectively. Second, we need to learn the lessons of past organizing and recognize ourselves as part of a longer historical trajectory. Continue reading
Below is a list of events happening on the second anniversary of OWS. Need help planning your S17 event? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Stay tuned for more updates by following www.occupywallst.org, www.s17ows.org and www.occupynetwork.com.
At the Occupy National Gathering 2013, the people at the GA at Bronson Park on Sunday, August 25th voted to pass the Proposal of Solidarity that was brought to the gathering from the Occupy Strategy Group. Continue reading