Occupy Archive

12 Things Every Activist Should Know

There are a lot more than 12 things that any effective activist should know, many of those unlisted here are dependant on what you are doing, where you are, and what exactly you are trying to achieve. These 12 basic tips should be useful

Non-Violent Civil Resistance Is Actually 2x More Successful

Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan decided to look beyond speculation to see how effective different social change movements (to overthrow the government or liberate territory) were between 1900 and 2006. Their study, conducted at Columbia University, revealed that non-violent uprisings involved greater parts of

14 Interesting Facts You Don’t Know About Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla was an electrical engineer, inventor and one of the most outstanding physicists in the history of science. But beyond his brilliant work, some aspects of his life remain unspoken in the pages of history. Tesla registered more than 300 patents and became famous for developing AC (alternating current),

Occupy Tesla For Organic Farms

Organizations and movements looking to create change sometimes find difficulty in gaining the funding needed to realize their projects. Many have found diverse manners of raising funds from using innovative websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, which work through offering perks and giving people a

A Society Beyond The State

“We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both” – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis Economic democracy is the only language in which political self-government may even be whispered. We have been falsely

In Defense of the Mask

Are they afraid of the Power of the Mask? Or are they afraid of the Power of the People?

The Need for Direct Democracy

Hi there, If you haven’t heard, things are changing, in a big, BIG, way. People all over the globe are taking to the streets, and demanding to be heard. First, let’s examine the etymology of the word Democracy: democracy 1570s, from M.Fr. démocratie (14c.),