Nexus of Change

Toward Sustainable Habits and Durable Prosperity

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

Family Rally for Peace in Piedmont Park, Atlanta

On a sunny but chilly December 10th Saturday, Piedmont Park was the selected public place for promoting peace. Designed in the early 20th century by the son of the New … Continue reading

December 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

Movements for Change Join Forces on National Day of Action

Thursday, November 17th, was declared National Day of Action and on that day, organized a rally to the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta. The event was called “We Are … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Occupy Atlanta Reoccupies Park – Clash and Tactical Brillancies

In addition to Facebook communications within the movement, local news were also announcing that Occupy Atlanta was planning on reoccupying Woodruff/Troy Davis Park on November 5th, Saturday night. Many came with … Continue reading

November 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

Occupy Atlanta Reoccupies Park – Calm Before the Storm

Occupy Atlanta announced last week that it would reoccupy Woodruff/Troy Davis Park Saturday, Nov. 5th, on Bank Transfer Day. These are some of the pictures I took on the evening of that day … Continue reading

November 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Jesse Jackson in Occupied Atlanta Park

Immediately after taking this picture of Jesse Jackson in Woodruff/Troy Davis Park, Atlanta, the man turned around, walked towards me, extended his hand and asked, How’ve you been? Five decades … Continue reading

November 6, 2011 · 1 Comment

Meditation Music at Occupied Park

When I first visited Woodruff/Troy Davis Park to join Occupy Atlanta a few weeks ago, a violonist was playing my favorite melody, Meditation from Thais by Jules Massenet. Everybody around … Continue reading

November 4, 2011 · Leave a 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

Occupy Atlanta’s Spreading Influence

Besides a row of Occupy Atlanta protesters recently released from jail sits a member of the Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition. Early this morning I was announcing that Woodruff Park, … Continue reading

October 26, 2011 · 1 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.