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Dandelion Salad

Dandelion Salad

with Noam Chomsky

videonation – May 6, 2013

Post-9/11 repression pales in comparison to what Americans have had in the past, and we have more ways to make a change than people used to have. So why aren’t we doing anything with them?

“I’ve never seen such fear and anger in the country before,” Noam Chomsky says in this video. “On the other hand, the opportunities are greater than before. There’s much more freedom.”

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Participants Required:

Want to give your perspective and opinion on the occupy wall street movement for a University Case Study?

NOW is your chance! Sydney Occupier Rebecca-Anne (AussieActivist (me!), Social Science student at University of Western Sydney (Maj:Peace & Development; SubMaj: Geographies & Urban Studies) is seeking occupiers and non occupiers to interview via Skype or other video calling program/s to discuss their experience with the Occupy Movement (on all levels inclusion or not). (ABOUT: Research from the school of Social Science and Psychology of UWS)

The case study is looking at the level of acceptance of the Occupy Movement within public space. The sense of “Belonging” or “Not Belonging” in the public space for eg: How has the group/activity been constructed as “out of place”, how does the group (occupy) respond; who constructed it as out of place and why.

All information will be kept confidential and no personal information will be used within the case study documentation for privacy of all. This document will only be accessible by the University of Western Sydney Academics and Professors. (This is only an assessment case study with no plans to be published in any journals but may be made “freesource” at the end of University Degree within full privacy as intended).

Questions will range from Basic Details (age, gender, socioeconomic status, occupation) to more indepth questions regarding your personal experience either within occupy or as a sideline citizen following the occupy movement or as a citizen opposed to the occupy movement.

I am available to take interviews from ANY global arena that has/had an occupy movement locally.

This case study will be used by AussieActivist for further research and analysis in the divide between the “haves” and “have nots” within both local Australian Society and Global Socities.

Interviews will commence in April and all questions will be sent before the interview to ensure participants understand the questions before interview.

Please feel free to email 17504283@student.uws.edu.au for more information regarding this case study participation.

For further information or to chat with me in real time. Please visit me on Twitter or feel free to email me.

PS: Would particularly like to hear from NYC, Oakland, Melbourne & London OCCUPIERS for first hand interviews regarding “belonging” in public space.

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

[ PIC 13/08/2012 – 08:38 AM ]

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation army allowed Jewish settlers to use a water pond in the area of Tel Rumeida, in the center of al-Khalil province, although it is registered as an Islamic endowment.

Youth against Settlement group said in a statement on Sunday that the occupation army issued a decision preventing Palestinians from using the new spring of water in Tel Rumeida during Fridays and Saturdays, while allowing the settlers to daily use it without any restrictions.

For his part, the Director of Endowments in al-Khalil, Zaid Al-Jabari asserted in press statements that the new spring of water and water ponds in Tel Rumeida have been registered as Islamic endowments.

He also noted that the new spring of water, which has an area of 55 square meters, has been exposed to continuous attacks as the settlers have been trying to control it…

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