Nexus of Change

Toward Sustainable Habits and Durable Prosperity

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

Tactical Battles to Stay in the Park on a Regular Day of Occupy Atlanta

I was still in bed Saturday morning when I was told, “Occupy Atlanta is falling apart!”. Protesters occupying Woodruff Park (also know as Troy Davis Park now) had decided to … Continue reading

October 24, 2011 · 1 Comment

Occupy Atlanta Meet Local Business Owners

As a sign of economic decline, a whole in the ground at the corner of Peachtree and Mitchell in Atlanta was what was left of a building that was demolished. On … Continue reading

October 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Occupy Atlanta – March to the Fed

The following pictures were taken on Oct. 15th, 2011 to cover a manifestation organized by the Occupy Atlanta movement at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. A wide variety of … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

The Difficult Transition to Sustainable Growth

Two hundred years after the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750, the average income of people living in industrialized countries had risen 20 times and the notion of strong … Continue reading

June 20, 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.