AMERICAN SPRING BEGINS TODAY!
AMERICAN SPRING OFFICIALY STARTS IN 2 HOURS AT THE GEORGIA STATE CAPITOL! March 17th 2012. 11:00.
Activism for Strong Communities in the Global Economy
The race to the bottom in which we are all pulled down by ever increasing competition in a globalized economy is changing the rules of activism against injustice, exploitation, environmental destruction and … Continue reading
Occupy Atlanta Rides Public Transit to Petition Against Layoffs
On March 3rd, 2012, Occupy Atlanta rode MARTA trains for a third weekend in a row to collect signatures for a petition against layoffs at AT&T. Layoffs planned by AT&T … Continue reading
“One could describe this movement as organic, evolving, leaderless, rhizomatic, egalitarian, and digital.” via Operation Occupy.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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