The Occupy Movement

It all started with an email. On July 13, 2011 Adbusters magazine sent out a call to its 90,000-strong list proclaiming a Twitter hashtag, #OccupyWallStreet, and a date, September 17. It quickly spread among the mostly young, tech-savvy radical set, along with an especially alluring poster the magazine put together of a ballerina atop the Charging Bull […]

Keep Your Power

I believe one of the motivators behind the recent Occupy movement is the growing sense of frustration about the increasing financial inequalities in our society. Similar frustrations are evident elsewhere. The sense of powerlessness over: the fact that “smart meters” are being installed in our homes, the HST being forced upon us, low barrier housing […]