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Featured Blog Posts – October 2011 Archive (5)

"I Am Not Moving" - Is The US Reaction To 'Occupy' Protests Appropriate?

"Right to free expression and assembly", "the people are seeking a chance to contribute and to have a role in the decisions that will shape their lives", "leaders need to respond to these aspirations and to help build that better future for all", "protesters took to the streets to demand their universal rights", "innocent civilians were imprisoned", "government resorting to violence to prevent the free expression of ideas from their own people"...

These are words used by US…
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Added by AFROPUNK on October 21, 2011 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

Inside Occupy LA: Week 2 - Great Turn Out, Fishbone, Occupy The Hood and... Earplugs

AP member Griff Fuller Jr. is reporting from the Occupy Los Angeles site (City Hall). Week 2 was full of surprises: Fishbone came to support and perform, 10,000-15,000 people marched on Saturday according to LAPD. Below, Griff is sharing his reflections from week 2 of the occupation, pictures he took, a chat with Fishbone's Norwood Fisher and musician/… Continue

Added by AFROPUNK on October 19, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

DIY Fashion: Make Jersey Insert Denim Shorts

I bought some vintage Levis off Ebay that are a tad too small and refused to give them up. I decided to use them as an incentive to workout a little harder at the gym until I spotted these Helmut Lang jersey insert denim shorts. And presto, the DIY was born. My rib cage thanks you, Helmut Lang.



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Added by Safety Pins on October 6, 2011 at 7:22pm — 2 Comments

Black Witch: "Stop Asking Me!"

As a diviner, I love getting a plethora of questions – but not always. Sometimes I'd rather be much left alone instead of sought out for advice or getting a constant question and/or from a constant person which makes me wanna pack up and go home.

The question that I get waaaaaaaaaay too constantly as a diviner? Love or death but love has got to take the cake along with the pastry shop it sits in and the bakery it came from. Too many love questions, far too…
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Added by The Establishment on October 6, 2011 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Occupy Wall Street: Preoccupied with an Empire State of Mind

Since September 17th, a long occupation has been happening in NYC and is starting to spread all over the nation, and even bits and pieces of the world: Occupy Wall Street. There has been stirring among the people of America and the rest of the world that I think all of us can relate to in one way or another – hard time finding a job; college feels more like a bait and switch scheme titled “The American Dream” than a pass to bigger and better things; bills, loans and collectors… Continue

Added by AFROPUNK on October 3, 2011 at 11:56am — 17 Comments

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