“BE IT RESOLVED THAT WE, THE NINETY-NINE PERCENT OF THE PEOPLE of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in order to form a more perfect Union, by, for and of the People, shall elect and convene a NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY the week of July 4, 2012 in the City Of Philadelphia to prepare and ratify a PETITION FOR A REDRESS OF GRIEVANCES on behalf of the Ninety-Nine Percent of the People of the United States to be served upon the United States Congress, United States Supreme Court and President of the United States prior to November 6, 2012.”
When: Monday, February 23, 7 – 8:30 p.m. What: Forum: “Social Security: Why It’s Not Broke & How We Can Expand It” Speakers: Nancy Altman & Eric Kingson, authors of Social Security WORKS!: Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke & How Expanding It Will Help Us All Joining them on the program: Seattle City Council […]
Division on the Left: can the Occupy Movement work with Labor, MoveOn, and Dems without being co-opted?
Will the Occupy movement be able to work with others? Will the Occupy movement be co-opted? The Stranger is reporting in Occupy Seattle Disrupts Pro–Occupy Wall Street Forum, Drives Away Supporters.: No sooner had six panelists finished opening remarks last Saturday evening than a woman scampered onstage and yelled, “Mic check!” It was an orchestrated […]
“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” — Buckminister Fuller But taken to extremes, such thinking would lead to frequent divorce, destruction, and abandonment of institutions and plans. Sometimes you do need to fix what’s broken instead of replacing it […]