Nexus of Change

Toward Sustainable Habits and Durable Prosperity

Reclaim, Remain, and Rebuild

Everybody gains when residents of the poorest neighborhoods in the nation organize themselves to improve their collective fate. Last Saturday, Occupy Our Homes Atlanta (OOHA) and Metro Atlanta Democratic Socialists … Continue reading

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Transit for All

The most recent round of public transit fare hikes in Atlanta translated into prohibitive prices for many users who don’t have other alternatives. Unfortunately, Atlantans also have to fear the … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · 4 Comments

Neighborhood Resistance Parade

After helping so many home owners defeat elaborate tricks from banks to kick them out of their homes or to impose illegal predatory lending terms, the Occupy Our Homes movement … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Community Not Consumerism

The day following Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday, is the opportunity for a few to get what they normally wouldn’t be able to afford at regular prices but in most … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sin Papeles, Sin Miedo

In the southern part of the United States where undocumented immigrants very often face exploitation, law enforcement efforts have also increased to ask people for immigration papers to increase the … Continue reading

September 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Marches Against Foreclosures

Activists manifesting under the banner of Occupy Atlanta, Occupy Our Homes ATL,  TakeBack TheBlock, or Occupy The Hood all have as their main focus the protection of their communities against … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

Growing Food for Stronger Communities in Vine City

July 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Mass Strategy Meeting on United Progressive Offense

The second Mass Strategy Meeting in Atlanta turned out to be a great success. The meeting was a gathering of all the various groups that had been operating separately in … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Vine City Starts Large-Scale Community-Building Project

Across the disaffected neighborhood of Vine City in Atlanta, land owners are entrusting Occupy Atlanta to exploit lots of land that have been deemed unprofitable. Permaculture projects planned by Occupy … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · 7 Comments

Permaculture Experts Gather in Vine City for Community-Building

Sally Mason and Anna Kelley from Occupy Atlanta invited long time activist Kwabena Nkromo to host a conversation about food democracy in Vine City. Kwabena’s involvement in creating community gardens dated … Continue reading

April 22, 2012 · 4 Comments

Occupy Atlanta Surveys Public Opinion for Better Society

On April 7th, 2011, Occupy Atlanta distributed the newly drafted Declaration of Rights for the People of Georgia at the Five Points Marta station while surveying public opinion for a better … Continue reading

April 8, 2012 · 3 Comments

Diverse Coalition Defeats Bill Against 1st Amendment Rights

On March 29th, 2012, the State of Georgia House of Representatives declined to put Senate Bill 469 up for vote after several attempts to tweak the bill to specifically target … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

American Spring in Vine City

We are now seeing in the United States political movements from the entire range of the political spectrum rally against a common enemy. With stunning rapidity, legislators throughout the country … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · 4 Comments

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atlanta police helicopter before first raid on Occupy Atlanta

Diana talking to man with loaded AKM (Romanian AK-47)

armed man with contrasting opinion

jobs,jobs,jobs

Ron Paul supporter at the Fed

Jesse Jackson when Occupy Atlanta re-occupied on Nov.5th

Meghan's arrest

Regular police officer in the middle of the street

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WEALTH PRESERVATION AND URBAN REVITALIZATION

Streets of Atlanta is a new photo blog promoting the potential of our neighborhoods for urban revitalization and strong local markets.
 
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Did You Know That

Since 1995, just 10 percent of subsidized American farms -- the largest and wealthiest operations -- have raked in 74 percent of all subsidy payments. Yet, only a tiny fraction of the farm bill funding goes to programs that support healthy fruits and vegetables.
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