Will Wave Of Action Become Nightmare For The 1%?

 

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Note: We don’t view te #WaveOfAction as a potential last gasp of Occupy.  It is one more series of protests and resistance efforts that will continue no matter how large the #WaveOfAction protests are.  It is up to the people how large the protests are, how creative and how effective.  This is part of the process of building a mass movement — a movement that is much more than the occupy encampments were. 

What will prove to be either the last gasp of the Occupy Movement, or its Renaissance as a social powerhouse, will lie in the success and its embrace of a highly-publicized #WaveOfAction which launches a major 90-day program of protest and resistance on April 4.

The Wave begins, symbolically, on the date of the assassination of Martin Luther King and ends, symbolically, on July the 4th.  It will run from the date of the death of a dream that will not die to the date of the birth of a vision which has yet to be fulfilled.

So, what is the purpose of this ambitious campaign, who is behind it, and what can we expect of it – and of ourselves?  The purpose is stated on its website and is quite clear.

We are a Movement of Movements

“The Worldwide #WaveOfAction begins April 4th and runs through July 4th.

During this three-month cycle, people throughout the world will be protesting corruption, rallying around solutions and taking part in alternative systems. The new paradigm will be on full display.

Studies have proven that it only takes 3.5% of the population taking nonviolent action to create meaningful and positive change. The #WaveOfAction gives all of us who want change a powerful opportunity to #EvolveSociety.

Change-makers all over the world will be engaged at the same time in an unprecedented wave of transformation.”

OK, that sounds acceptable (to most of the 99%, and certainly not the 1%).  Now, who is behind this?

I confess that I can’t say that I have figured that out.  It appears to be nobody.  Or, perhaps everybody.  Or, a coterie of patriots/anarchists/misfits who – such as when Zuccotti Park came to be occupied – are taking it upon themselves to rekindle that Occupy fire.

Word has it that #OWS #Anon and its allies put out a call to action for a World Wide Wave of creative community coordination and collaboration this winter.  There were two organizing conference calls prior to April 4.  One on March 25, and the other on April 2.  (David Degrawis one of the facilitators)

For an organizing call, it attracted verifiable luminaries:  Barbara Max HubbardMarianne WilliamsonRussell BrandKevin ZeesePatricia EllsbergDylan RattiganJohn Perry Barlow, and Lee Camp.  If “you are known by the company you keep,” #WaveOfAction is keeping good company.

Whoever started it, it can be said that occupiers around the world are standing with it, and many called in to declare that support and to announce events they were planning locally.

But, they are coming up against a very familiar foe – themselves.

The Naysayers…and worse

Anyone familiar with Occupy knows that it is rife with the usual suspects:  gripers, snipers and full-blown trolls whose only purpose seems to be that of making sure that “solidarity” will never be had.  “How dare (someone/something) do/be (provide the offense).”  Everything is suspect, and anyone taking a lead roll is to be suspected.

Whether or not this will affect the success of #WaveOfAction will not be known for some time, but the offenders are being put on notice.  Activist and creater of Occu-Evolve,Sumumba Sobukwe, had this to say:

“The Irony of those complaining about this ‘Wave of Action’ is that it will only be a failure if they continue to find fault with EVERYTHING that ‘reeks’ of coordination that might make people move beyond facebook, twitter and other social media ‘activism’ as well as their own silos of causes and interests to actually go out and organize with others in the streets.”

He continues, “When did an ‘occupy’ action ever draw more than a few hundred people that didn’t have unions, grassroots or other groups involved? Who are we fooling here? Occupy has ALWAYS been made up of different groups and individuals, and that’s where the concept of the ’99%’ came closest to being real or at least unifying in theory.”

So, in addition to proving Pogo’s theorem, “We have met the enemy, and they are us,” what other odds militate against the campaign having any major effect?  Let me count the ways:

1. A largely indifferent press.  Activists deride the “MainStream Media” for not paying attention to even the largest of its protests and greatest of its triumphs.  Occupy is hardly alone.  Last year’s March Against Monsanto which attracted a half-million marchers or more worldwide did not find its way into print or broadcast in any meaningful way. (P.S.  Occupy folk helped make that march happen, as well).

  1. A police force dedicated to crushing public dissent.  Naaaah, that can’t be happening here in America, right?  That’s what you find in Russia, or Egypt, or China.  Thank God that “to serve and protect” applies to citizens in the street and peaceful protestors, yes?  Here’s a retired cop who has a word or two on that, Captain Ray Harris. Oh, and not to forget Cecily McMillan’s experience with the Boys in Blue which finds her at risk of jail time for resisting their abuse.
  2. Elected officials.  One would think that people who are elected to represent us willactually represent us, and that they will be at the front of any parade or protest demanding justice and protecting civil liberties.  Think again.  If you ain’t got the money (and few occupiers/activists do), they ain’t got the time. And, if their party can’t co-opt your movement for their betterment, they’ll be the first to applaud authorities who arrest you. Hell, they will demand that force be used.
  3. The 1%.  You can be certain that the #WaveOfAction will be countered by a #FloodOfMoney spent to discredit its work and mission.  Did I mention Fox?  CNN?  Stay tuned and see how money talks.

So, I leave it to you, the reader.  Will this be a “Wave,” or a “Wave Goodbye” on the part of Occupy and its brother and sister causes?  Will you listen to the detractors within and the enemies without and surrender to the impossible forces against you?

Or, will you take comfort in your own, amazing numbers and brilliance and continue to fight the good fight as so many have before you in America’s history. You are the dream that Martin referred to, and the nightmare that the 1% are waking up to.

When you realize that, the others in the 3.5% of the population will as well.  Won’t that be exciting.

     

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Deleterio aka Del ft. Fabri Fibra – Zombie

 

#Deleterio a.k.a. Del #Dadaismo #Cookednews

 Storie di cessi a forma di pera e non è ‘Amore tossico’. Pisciatoi latrine firmati e stoicamente quotati, paradisi artificiali per vesciche puramente maschili. Baffi Gioconda, metronomi monoculari, Ulissi del rap di ritorno ad Itaca. Wheel di bici in sosta, aspettano una chiamata. Il ring suona ed ecco DADAISMO, il primo album di DELETERIO (Dogo Gang)

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#www #WaveOfAction Worldwide Wave Launch Gatherings – The People REVOLT

#WaveOfAction 4-4-14 ~ 7-4-14 #Cookednews

Now that you’ve seen The People REVOLT in Tunisia, Turkey, Spain, Egypt, Brazil and the Ukraine, tell me what will happen on the streets

On April 4th, we will launch the first phase of the Worldwide Wave of Action by gathering at Zuccotti Park and former occupation sites throughout the world to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  At 6:05pm CT, the time of his assassination, we will host vigil ceremonies and resurrect his spirit of nonviolent direct action.

People with opinions across the political spectrum are invited to unite and find common ground against corruption. We will overcome divide and conquer propaganda by forming communities of support and compassion. Together we will fight for freedom and begin engaging in a relentless campaign of nonviolent civil disobedience. People will pledge to take part in whatever tactics they are interested in throughout a sustained three-month cycle.  Here’s a basic list of tactics…

> Mass gatherings, demonstrations;
> Marches, parades;
> Flash mobs, swarms;
> Shutdown harmful corporate and governmental operations;
> Worker Strikes;
> Hunger strikes;
> Sit-ins;
> Strategic defaults, debt strikes;
> Foreclosure prevention;
> Boycotting corrupt corporations;
> Move your money out of the big banks and the stock market;
> Use alternative currencies and economic systems;
> Cancel your cable television and support independent media;
> Use independent online tools that don’t sell your info / protect privacy;
> Online civil disobedience, Anonymous operations;
> Leak information on corruption;
> Use alternative energy;
> Build urban and hydroponic farms, or get your food from them;
> Support local businesses;
> Join local community organizations;
> Take part in food banks and help develop community support systems;
> Start or join intentional and autonomous communities;
> Experiment with new governing systems, Liquid Democracy;
> Host teach-ins;
> Organize socially conscious events;
> Make conscious media;
> Guerrilla postering, messages on money;
> Help inspiring groups and organizations spread their message;
> Random acts of kindness and compassion;
> Mass meditations, prayer sessions and spiritual actions.

You know what you can do to play a part. Do whatever you feel inspired to do. Amplify what you are already doing. Think about what you are willing to do to be the change we urgently need to see in the world, and then do it.

We look forward to seeing you in action!

Organize a Worldwide Wave launch gathering in your hometown and post the details here

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Feto di cavallo alla Tattoo Convention a Milano

Feto di cavallo alla tatoo convention a Milano…#crazy #disgustin #ohgod tayone @kingmarracash

‘Feto di cavallo alla Tattoo Convention a Milano…#crazy #disgustin #ohgod‘ (photo @kingmarracash)

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JAY Z ‘Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film’

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‘Picasso Baby’ is a song by American hip hop artist Jay-Z from his twelfth studio album Magna Carta… Holy Grail. It is the second track on the album and features additional vocals by The-Dream and Zofia Borucka Moreno. The song was produced by Timbaland and Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon and contains a sample of “Sirens” by Adrian Younge. Following the release of the album, the song peaked at number 91 on the Billboard Hot 100 based on downloads only.

‘Picasso Baby’ has a lot of references to popular artists such as Pablo PicassoMark RothkoJeff KoonsFrancis BaconJean-Michel Basquiat, and Andy Warhol, as well as world-famous painting Mona Lisa.

The music video for the song, titled ‘Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film‘ was shot on July 10, 2013, at the Pace Gallery in New York City. The video, directed by Mark Romanek, was inspired by the work of performance artist Marina Abramović and in particular by her 2010 installation ‘The Artist Is Present’. The shoot was attended by director Judd Apatow, rapper Wale and artistLaurie Simmons, among many other ‘important figures from the gallery and sales side of fine art.’ On August 2, 2013, the music video premiered on HBO at 11 p.m. EST.

Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film was nominated for Best Music Video at the 56th Annual Grammy AwardsRolling Stone ranked ‘Picasso Baby’ at number 19, on their list of the 100 Best Songs of 2013, calling it “the standout track from Jay Z’s lackluster ‘Magna Carta… Holy Grail’.

JAY Z ‘Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film.’ Directed by Mark Romanek

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#secretprojectrevolution a 17-minute film directed by Madonna and Steven Klein

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#Secretprojectrevolution is a 17-minute film directed by Madonna and Steven Klein. The film launches Art For Freedom, a global initiative to further freedom of expression, created by Madonna, curated by VICE, and distributed by BitTorrent.

Art For Freedom encourages the world to express their personal meaning of freedom and revolution in the form of video, music, poetry, and photography. Join the revolution by uploading original artwork to ArtForFreedom.com or tagging original posts #artforfreedom.

secretprojectrevolution, plus bonus content including VICE‘s interview with Madonna (http://youtu.be/4U93frWrToI) and a handwritten message from Madonna and Steven Klein, is available to the public for free download exclusively at BitTorrent Bundle.

Join The Revolution here: http://www.ArtForFreedom.com
Download BitTorrent Bundle here: http://bit.ly/1e3TrVH
Subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE

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Nuovo spot 2014: The World of Red Bull, freestyle roba da Red Bull

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Watch a preview of the newamazing spot by Red Bull for 2014, which has as protagonists the athletes of his team, featuring Danny MacAskill, Blake Griffin, Sebastian Vettel, Ryan Sheckler


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‘Way Back Home’ is the incredible new riding clip from Danny MacAskill, it follows him on a journey from Edinburgh back to his hometown Dunvegan, in the Isle of Skye.

You can read about it and watch the interviews with Danny athttp://www.redbull.co.uk/waybackhome

The music is Loch Lomond ‘Wax and Wire’ and The Jezabels ‘A Little Piece’.
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The World of Red Bull: nuovo spot 2014

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http://givesyouwings.redbull.com/it-it/video
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Create art for Matisyahu

https://creativeallies.com/contests
Matisyahu
 returns in 2014 with a brand new album and he wants you to be part of designing the artwork in the campaign. Check out the video from Matisyahu below and get to work on creating your design!

One winner will receive $500 and a special Matisyahu prize pack including a signed copy of the new album. Plus, the winning design may even be featured on the album’s cover.

Suggested Theme & Style Guidelines
Check out the video below from Matisyahu to get an idea of his aesthetic vision: http://youtu.be/aZjS8thNLuI

We are open to your own interpretations of Matisyahu’s concept and originality is highly encouraged. But be sure to include these key elements in your design.

  • The palm of a hand facing upward.
  • A flame inside the palm, ideally created out of water.
  • Use the symbolism of the biblical “Burning Bush” for more inspiration.

There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of a bush; he looked and the bush was blazing, yet it was not consumed. IMPORTANT: If you would like to include the album title in your artwork, please be sure to spell it “AKEDA“. For those of you who have spelled it “AKEDAH”, your submissions will still be considered and will not be penalized for the different spelling.

Things You Need

To Include Required text: “Matisyahu”.
Suggested text: “Akeda”.
Original illustrations only.

The winning designer should be able to submit a layered file (.psd, .eps, .ai) of the winning design.

Things You Should Avoid

Respect copyright.
DO NOT submit copyrighted work.

DO NOT use photos, stock images or clip art.

You MUST be able to prove ownership of any photographic elements (even in a modified state). Absolutely no photos of Matisyahu are allowed.

Vote For Your Favorites
https://creativeallies.com/contests/911-create-art-for-matisyahu

the winner

by Jimmy Ovadia  

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La scaraventa fuori dall’auto e le spara alla schiena

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Una donna cubana di 41 anni è stata ferita stamani con alcuni colpi di pistola nel quartiere di Marassi a Genova da un uomo che prima l’ha buttata fuori dall’auto, poi le ha sparato alla schiena ed è fuggito. L’uomo, un italiano di 58 anni, è già stato fermato dai carabinieri con l’accusa di tentato omicidio. Lei è gravissima.

La donna è stata portata d’urgenza all’ospedale San Martino e sarebbe stata sottoposta ad un delicato intervento chirurgico. Dalle prime informazioni raccolte, pare non riesca più a muovere le gambe. Il fatto è accaduto in via Balbi, a Marassi. L’uomo è poi stato bloccato dai carabinieri in piazza Corvetto, in collaborazione con la polizia municipale.

25 aprile festa di Liberazione: Milizia imbratta a San Lorenzo la scritta ‘Lode ai partigiani’

san_lorenzo - milizia imbratta scritta partigianiRoma –  Il gruppo di estrema destra ‘Milizia’ copre la scritta ‘Lode ai partigiani a San Lorenzo con della vernice bianca. E lo fa proprio nella notte prima del 25 aprile.

La storica scritta, su un muro proprio all’entrata del quartiere San Lorenzo, è stata cancellata alla vigilia del 25 aprile, 68° anniversario della Liberazione, di notte. Un gesto rivendicato da parte del gruppo di estrema destra ‘Milizia’, con una telefonata all’agenzia Ansa. Non è la prima volta che la scritta viene vandalizzata.

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