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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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When is it a real “revolution”?

“Revolution” – my giant Webster’s Unabridged says it means “overthrow of a government, form of government, or social system, with another taking its place.” A friend from the San Francisco Writers Workshop recently reminded me that Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and … Continue reading

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Kale, Compost and Condoms

What has sex got to do with revolution, anyway?    “…the students are still out there, that’s what I have heard…They’re living and making love right on the barricades.”    “…Well, this is about freedom, isn’t it?…Doesn’t that include free … Continue reading

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About the About

I’m new to blogging, but that is a poor excuse. I apologize. Next time I’ll read the “Tips” for beginners before I begin. Now the “About” is no longer a mere brief bio piece. Re-visit the all-new “About” section (click … Continue reading

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The Generation Connection

The Occupy Movement has sparked a national brainstorming. It began with effective naming, slogans, high energy, and an endless conversation. Talk and more talk, all day and into exhilarating, sleepless nights. The Occupy Movement and the 1968 French May Revolution … Continue reading

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Another slow burn? Comparing Occupy to the 1968 May Revolution

This is May Day, 2012. As the Occupy Movement seeks to re-boost the powerful engine that has all but sputtered to a halt during the winter, I am reminded that the 1968 May Revolution in Paris didn’t achieve its goals … Continue reading

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