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#TheoryThursday: COGNITARIAT RISE UP! | OccupyWallSt.org

#TheoryThursday: COGNITARIAT RISE UP! | OccupyWallSt.org | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Ed.Note: A frequent question to the team of the Occupy Solidarity Network is, “Why are you still here? Isn’t Occupy over?” The response is that we carry a moral responsibility

Via jean lievens
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This is a great article about how to move important challenges to the status quo forward and introduce new ideas that need to be heard and perhaps implemented.

Here is look behind the what is in the thoughts of those most serious about shaping and being part of changes that really need to happen.

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Occupy Rallies Against Powerful Right-Wing Group You've Never Heard Of

Occupy Rallies Against Powerful Right-Wing Group You've Never Heard Of | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The movement's protesters want you to understand what ALEC is and why you should fear it.
Monica S Mcfeeters's insight:

This is from a year ago but I just ran across it and thought it still had value. I see that some of the planned activites from Occupy last year took hold over the year and are continuing to gain strength and spread citizen awarenesss.

 

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In the works since January, today's protests are just as much about the broader issue of corporate control of politics. "We are rejecting a society that does not allow us to control our future," says a call to action on Shut Down the Corporations, the umbrella website for the protests. Here is a rundown of some of the planned actions:

 

Southern California: Actions targeting one of the largest Walmart distribution centers in support of nonunion warehouse workers

New York City: A teach-in by Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi (coiner of the "vampire squid" meme) and

actions targeting Bank of America, Pfizer, and the Koch brothersSalt Lake City:

A mock debutante ball in the state capitol that will draw attention to a Utah replica of Arizona's anti-immigrant lawPortland, Oregon:

Actions targeting ALEC corporations throughout the cityPhoenix:

A rally at the state capitol focusing on union-busting and anti-immigrant bills followed by a "museum-style" tour of ALEC corporations

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