Tag Archives: Occupy

Is Occupy’s Horizontal Leadership Like Laying Down on the Job?

The concept of horizontal, non-hierarchical leadership, cherished by the Occupy Movement, was an ideal much less fulfilled during the 1968 May Revolution* in France.  We’ve traveled from the plugged in speakers of the 1960s to the human mic, OWS 2011, … Continue reading

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Spreading Pain or Catharsis? Perils of Turning My Own Era into Fiction

Given the exhilaration of the past week, it is easy to forget certain painful realities. Readers of my historical novel, A Time to Cast Away Stones, set in Berkeley and Paris in 1968, might be forced to relive sorrows and … Continue reading

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Occupy – Eyewitness to What is Is and Is Not

My husband and I were in New York City this week. I had read about dwindling Occupy numbers in so many articles that I wanted to lend tangible support to the effort – especially when I heard the issues: the … Continue reading

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