Category: BE THE CHANGE

5 MORE New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make To Change Your Life

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In 5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make For Your Food and 5 More New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make For Your Food I outlined some resolutions you could make (or goals you could set) to usher in 2012. In 5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make To Change Your Life I wrote about resolutions to help you change your life…and maybe the world. Now, here’s 5 more. No more help from Family Guy though, cause let’s face it- how much longer does that show have to live? We’ll go back to the Simpsons, a show that has already kind of lived forever. Continue reading

5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make To Change Your Life

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In 5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make For Your Food and 5 More New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make For Your Food I outlined some resolutions you could make (or goals you could set) to usher in 2012. Now, I’m making suggestions for areas in your life you that will help you change your life…and maybe the world. This time, there’s a little help from Family Guy. Continue reading

VIDEO: Tom Morello On Occupy Wall Street

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So this video was posted in October but I stumbled across it recently so I decided to share it with you. This video is all about frames. Notice how Tom Morello is thrown questions in frames like “Which one is you favorite occupy movement?” and “Which occupy movement do you think has the most potential to make change?” You have to watch out for those frames. They’re meant to control the conversation and many times will include false choices. Ever so deftly Morello dismantles the frames, adds new ones and answers the barrage of questions quickly and intelligently leaving little room to be misquoted. Also, check out his stance on the job President Obama is doing, which hasn’t turned into some crushing disappointment, as Morello keeps the realistic stance he had about the president the whole time. Well done.

VIDEO: What’s The Difference Between A Liberal And A Radical?

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In these videos Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet co-author Lierre Keith outlines some of the differences between liberals and radicals. I’m finding these distinctions important, not just in defining myself and presenting information to you, but in deciding who to engage in certain discussions with and figuring out why oh why environmentalists seem to lose so much. Continue reading

VIDEO: What I Wanted To See At Occupy Wall Street, Author Lierre Keith At Occupy Oakland

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Well, I think in the Occupy movements this is probably what I’ve been waiting to see all this time. This video is what prompted me to write What I Wanted To See At Occupy Wall Street And What I Actually Saw because at Occupy Oakland I finally felt I got to see what I wanted and needed to see at these Occupy movements given the state of things. Continue reading

What I Saw At Occupy Wall Street 99% Day Of Action

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Photo Credit: Madam Toussaint

So to be clear I did not actually go to Occupy Wall Street Zuccotti/Liberty Park in Manhattan. I did got to Out of the Park and into the Streets, 99% Day of Action in November. I can tell you what I saw at Out of the Park, what I wanted to see at Occupy Wall Street and I can also tell I finally saw what I wanted to see at Occupy Wall Street at Occupy Oakland. Finally seeing what I wanted to see is what prompted me to write this. More on that later. First up was what I wanted to see at Occupy Wall Street which you can read here. Continue reading

What I Wanted To See At Occupy Wall Street

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So to be clear, as a New York City resident I did not actually go to Occupy Wall Street Zuccotti/Liberty Park in Manhattan. I did get to Out of the Park and into the Streets. 99% Day of Action in November. I can tell you what I saw at Out of the Park, what I wanted to see at Occupy Wall Street and I can also tell I finally saw what I wanted to see at Occupy Wall Street at Occupy Oakland. More on that later. First up, what I wanted to see at Occupy Wall Street. Continue reading

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