Lessons From Iceland: The People Can Have The Power
As early progress in Iceland shows since the banking collapse, the 21st century will be the century of the common people, of us.
By Birgitta Jónsdóttir for The Guardian, 15 November 2011.
Occupy your life
by Joanne Poyourow for Energy Bulletin, 13 November 2011.
“…All of the statements Dr Shiva had made about what is real and what counts became rolled up in that one phrase – Occupy your life – do the things that really count. It is when we do the things that really count – when we save seed, when we cook and eat food that we know where it has come from, when we break bread in kinship with others, when we give and trade from the bounty of what we have created with our own hands – when we Occupy our lives, therein is the moment when we begin to reclaim the diversity, we begin to make the change.”