Nexus of Change

Toward Sustainable Habits and Durable Prosperity

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.