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

April 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

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 · 5 Comments

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

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

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

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

Dogmatic Policy Worsens Economic Outlook

Price formation in financial markets are guided not only by data from quaterly balance sheets but also by global indicators of economic strength, growth, and emerging opportunities. Stock market indices … Continue reading

August 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

Sustainable Growth: Back to the Drawing Board

  Wednesday night’s address to the nation to provide details on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan served both the purpose of fulfilling a campaign promise and of announcing new priorities. As … Continue reading

June 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Federal Reserve Chairman Criticizes Fiscal Stance Proposed by Republicans

Today’s meeting of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve was not only deciding on the course of interest rates between now and their next Federal Open Market Committee … Continue reading

June 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

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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.