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

Teamsters and Occupy Atlanta Protest to Save AT&T Jobs

Occupy Atlanta set up tents at the AT&T regional headquarter on February 13th in preparation for a large manifestation against layoffs to be held the following day with Communication Workers of America, … Continue reading

February 16, 2012 · 2 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

Occupy Wall Street Completes Historic Walk to Atlanta

Saturday, January 28th, 2012 marked the end of a long march that started in Zuccotti Park, New-York, three months ago. The destination was Atlanta and the mission of the march … Continue reading

January 30, 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

Occupy Atlanta Saves Historic Church From Foreclosure

The Higher Ground Empowerment Center also known as Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church has been in Atlanta’s Vine City neighborhood for 108 years. Despites its reputation for the help it … Continue reading

January 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Homeless Vet Provides Hospitality to Walkupiers in Winston-Salem

The Walking Occupation (“Walkupiers”) marching from Washington, DC, to Atlanta, GA, were in Winston-Salem, NC at the end of 2011 and on January 1st, 2012. They stayed at the Marvin … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

From Diana’s Dissertation Notes on Labor Organizing

“As Simon points out, that notion (common good) has faded away with the developments of the last several decades–things such as tax breaks for the rich, privatization of the public … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fundraiser at Iconic Manuel’sTavern

Occupy Atlanta organized a raffle for its legal expenses at Manuel’s Tavern, Thursday, December 29th. Raffle prizes were original creations by local artists, a bicyle from the Atlanta Bycicle Coalition, … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

We Have A New Site!

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December 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Occupy Atlanta Meets the Congo on Arab Spring Anniversary

The #D17 event marking the 1st anniversary of Bouazizi’s sacrifice in Tunisia that started the Arab Spring and the Occupy movement was celebrated by Occupy Atlanta on December 17th. The … Continue reading

December 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

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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.