Nexus of Change

Toward Sustainable Habits and Durable Prosperity

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!

Metro Farms Has A New Site! via We Have A New Site!.

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

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

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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.