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Live Video Event with Charles Eisenstein: The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible

Charles Eisenstein

Wednesday, January 15th, 5pm PST (view other time zones)

Can individual acts of courage and kindness change a culture’s guiding narrative of a doomed planetary crisis? Join visionary Charles Eisenstein in a conversation about a radically different understanding of cause and effect, sounding a clarion call to surrender our old worldview of separation, so that we can finally create the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible.

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To foster a deeper conversation, join our book club! Read Charles Eisenstein’s new book, The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible before the call.

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Rolling Jubilee Frees $15 Million of Personal Debt

A group of Occupy Wall Street activists has bought almost $15m of Americans’ personal debt over the last year as part of the Rolling Jubilee project to help people pay off their outstanding credit.

Rolling Jubilee, set up by Occupy’s Strike Debt group following the street protests that swept the world in 2011, launched on 15 November 2012. The group purchases personal debt cheaply from banks before “abolishing” it, freeing individuals from their bills.

By purchasing the debt at knockdown prices the group has managed to free $14,734,569.87 of personal debt, mainly medical debt, spending only $400,000. Continue reading

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Worker Cooperatives Spring Out of Occupy Movement

Reposted from Co-operative News:

During Occupy Wall Street, protesters spent thousands of dollars printing pamphlets and posters to spread their message. Watching money flow into the corporate companies whose principles they protested, a small group of participants planned to start their own printing cooperative founded on the principles of equal responsibility, ownership and pay.

Two and a half years later, two workers’ cooperatives that developed out of the movement are finding new ways to keep their businesses –and principles—going now that they’re no longer taking to the streets to occupy public spaces such as Zuccotti Park. They’re occupying their time with their businesses, while still helping to promote the movement and its message. And both cooperatives are surviving the tough economic climate with an age-old practice: printing. Continue reading