Nexus of Change

Toward Sustainable Habits and Durable Prosperity

Busy Bike Shop Empowers Local Community with Skills and Gifts

When Judge Schwall cited the presence of Occupy Atlanta inside the Pine and Peachtree homeless shelter in Atlanta as one of the main reasons for ordering a change of management … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · 4 Comments

Basics of Permaculture From The Free School

Duane Marcus, organic farmer for 30 years, gave a presentation at the Truely Living Well gardens on urban gardening organised by The Free School program. The program is a popular initiative amongst Atlanta … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Media Tour of Activities Organized at Homeless Shelter

The presence of Occupy Atlanta in the Midtown homeless shelter managed by the Metro Atlanta Task Force was one of the primary reasons cited by Judge Schwall to order the … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ready, steady, grow!

Story of the development of a new community agriculture resource after two years of painstaking regeneration of 1.2 hectares of land, and the gradual build of an infrastructure, together with … Continue reading

January 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Occupy Atlanta Enforces Anti Predatory Lending Policy

In a society where risk takers reap the rewards but are protected against losses, it is nice to hear the President of the country express concern about predatory lending and … Continue reading

January 15, 2012 · 7 Comments

Churches Unite to Collect Food Surplus for the Homeless

To addition to creating local wealth with local skills and assets, sustainable communities must also organize themselves to identify surpluses in the economy that can be collected and redistributed instead of being … Continue reading

January 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

We Have A New Site!

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December 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Local Art – Global Solution

Meet Mandie Turner Mitchell, the third economy. Since the first oil shock in 1973, We have been taught to reduce, reuse and recycle in order to insure an adequate pool … Continue reading

December 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Local Art – Art as a Social Commentary

Mike Peterson is a busy young man of diverse talents with the skills to describe and illustrate his observations on society. After completing his Graduate Business Management Degree, Mike is … Continue reading

December 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Local Art – Gallery Show and Sale

Saturday, December 17, the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless and Occupy Atlanta teamed up for a holiday art show and sale at Our Gallery. Our Gallery is also … Continue reading

December 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

Rooftop Gardens Project in Atlanta

One of the main purposes of creating Nexus of Change over a year ago, was to promote sustainable habits as a way to reconnect to reality and rediscover prosperity.  Fortunately, … Continue reading

December 11, 2011 · 4 Comments

Competitive Shopping and the Race to the Bottom

Well organized efforts by Occupy movements on Black Friday to protest against our obsession for shopping was an important part of the message and another sign that movements for change … Continue reading

November 26, 2011 · 1 Comment

Between Demagoguery and Anarchy

As Lewis Black said last week on the Daily Show while talking about the indoctrination of children, The problem is that everything became ideological. But how did we get there, … Continue reading

October 30, 2011 · 3 Comments

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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.