The Occupy Movement was brought on by a sudden burst of discontent by America’s youth. Though such anger was originally pointed at Wall Street, the movement encompasses a much deeper spiritual awakening.
People making community is a clarifying drama, a surprising
prosecution of the lie that corporations foist on us that they are
normal. The gravity and
intensity of actual living has the effect of revealing their theft of
As New York City deals with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy's devastation, the speedy, collective efforts of Occupy to create a grassroots relief operation have been nothing short of impressive.
In 2010, I released a album called "Squat the Condos!" Little did I know, two years later, a world-wide movement would emerge that addressed many of the points raised on the album. Occupy has unleashed the warrior spirit of
everyday people. This spirit destroys what is no longer necessary,
fights what is oppressive, and builds what is now needed.
Occupiers' alternative media infrastructure shook the mainstream
media trance. We are realizing that the urge to rebel is
everywhere. But the new anonymous power of the multitude to "culture jam" and create
discourse around power and control can also be used irresponsibly, even
dangerously. From Occupy Consciousness, a new free anthology.
This is a call out to the Evolver community to activate on
May 1st in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement to kick off
the Spring Awakening! The Occupy movement will resurrect May
Day as a day of general strikes and art displays envisioning what a new
world could look like. Everyone is invited to participate.