radical is the new sensible . . .

Monthly archives for February, 2014

“The Witch Hunt for Activists&#...

by Rivera Sun Occupy Radio interviewed reporter Kevin Gosztola on the NATO 3 trial, the surveillance state, the rise of counter-terrorism operations, and the use of terrorism law in relation to activists. Listen here: http://occupythemedia.podomatic.com/entry/2014-02-20T00_23_50-08_00 Cops need criminals. Otherwise, there’s no reason for police to exist. Likewise, counter-terrorism agencies need terrorists to justify the billions […]

We Are a Movement of Movements -by Ri...

I feel like shaking everyone and saying, don’t you get it? We don’t need a Movement of Movements – we are a movement of movements. My friends, we have been trapped in old dominant paradigm thinking. We have been steeped in warmongering, hierarchical, competitive, control-based mindsets since birth. We think we are lacking something, or […]

Occupy Radio’s Love Letters to ...

Is the NSA a secret admirer . . . or a stalker who needs a restraining order? After recording a dozen Love Letters to the NSA for Occupy Radio’s Valentine special, co-host Rivera Sun wrote down a letter of her own. Listen to the podcast.  Dear NSA, This is awkward. All these years, you’ve been […]

The Hidden Potential of the Greens

“Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.” -Mahatma Gandhi While interviewing Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential Candidate in 2012, for the weekly Occupy Radio show that I co-host (listen here), it seems that she, like many of […]

The Sabotage of Division OR Revol...

Enough! Enough of this senseless criticizing of one another. A Dandelion Insurrectionist who is imprisoned and beaten by the police is no more revolutionary than the mother who gets up in the morning and feeds her child. We all have tasks that are imperatives of our times and we must do them with humility. Those […]

What Are We Waiting For?

We wait . . . we wait for another scandal to validate our suspicions of corruption . . . as if the abuse of power is not enough to demand impeachment and reform. We wait for a courageous Thomas Jefferson to declare our independence . . . as if we did not already know the […]

“True Radicals” – b...

(Rivera’s Note: Friends, this article is from the incomparable Tangerine Bolen, whom I am honored to call a friend. A deep thinker, a torch bearer, an incredible woman, Tangerine is a soul worth savoring, in word and in person. Consider yourself fortunate for a chance at either. She is struggling with a severe illness – and a […]

“On Love” by Tangerine Bo...

“On Love” by Tangerine Bolen

(Rivera’s Note: Tangerine Bolen, whom I am honored to call a friend, has shared a dose of deep wisdom gained from her personal experience.  A deep thinker, a torch bearer, an incredible woman, Tangerine is a soul worth savoring, in word and in person. She is also struggling with a severe illness – and a […]

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