Posts Tagged ‘ occupy greensboro ’

Divided We Stand, United With Power

Feb 7th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetPeople are standing up all over the world.  We are not satisfied.  We have a commonality in that.   Other commonalities?  Well, a lot of us would like to see world peace, we all like food, we want to be loved, and a lot of us would like to be able to go see a
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Occupy Greensboro Art Fest, Part 2

Jan 20th, 2012 | By
Tom Grant

ShareTweetOn Friday I woke up quick at about noon, just thought that I had to be at Art Fest soon. It was the 13th, and Occupy Greensboro was closing its three-day Art Fest with a hootenanny at Glenwood Coffee & Books, the most radical bookstore South of Lee St. There were arts, crafts, books chocolate
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Occupy Greensboro Art Fest, Part 1

Jan 19th, 2012 | By
Occupy Artfest Rectangles

ShareTweetLast Wednesday-Thursday-Friday the 12th-13th-14th, Occupy Greensboro hosted its Art Fest, with events at the Wash Pub in Quaker Acre’s, Amanda’s House on Yellow Locust Drive, and Glenwood Coffee & Books in Glenwood. In addition, flash performances and happenings were staged throughout the city unannounced during the daytime on these days. I probably should have written
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Reminiscing the Physical Occupation

Jan 18th, 2012 | By
Occupy Origami Swans at the YWCA

ShareTweetAn origami snowstorm overtook several trees near Festival Park on Davie Street last week. I knew right away. Occupy. My people, I thought as I held one of the tender paper swans in my palms. Sure enough, the swan had OCCUPY WEIRD tattooed across its wingspan, confirming my endeared suspicion. The weeks leading up to
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Occupy Greensboro: Unemployment March

Dec 12th, 2011 | By

ShareTweetOn Saturday, December 10, shouts of Occupy Greensboro members could be heard downtown. Chants like “banks got sold out, we got bailed out!” and “money for jobs and education, not for war and occupation!” were exclaimed in time to drums, provided by Cakalak Thunder.  Though the numbers of the October 15 solidarity march could not
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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Oct 31st, 2011 | By
Occupy Greensboro

ShareTweet“We got sold out, they got bailed out!” exclaimed somewhere between 600 and 1000 protesters outside of Bank of America’s downtown Greensboro location on Saturday, October 15. These protesters were called to action by Occupy Greensboro, an organization set up in response and solidarity to Occupy Wall Street. The march began shortly after 3 pm
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