• In the Criminal Age IN THE CRIMINAL AGE by James C. Henderson In the criminal age, in this time of corruption In this age of fiat currencies, gamed economies failing governments, and a dying planet I have tried to love you as best I can. In this time of brutality where the innocent perish so the cruel may profit, […] One response 1 min read December 14, 2016
  • We Are Happy, Tonight WE ARE HAPPY, TONIGHT by James C. Henderson We have eaten and drank and talked and now we sit on the veranda in the warm evening enveloped by darkness a blousy wind fluttering the candle flames. We welcome the darkness and the trees that close in around us how they obscure us. Frogs sing in […] No responses 3 min read January 11, 2016
  • Debt DEBT by James C. Henderson Debt is like opening your hand to find a black spot on a dirty scrap of paper, left there after a desperate handclasp with a blind pirate who even though he is blind has found you. You were always a good lad or lassie did what you were told washed […] No responses 3 min read January 11, 2016
  • What Happened to America? WHAT HAPPENED TO AMERICA? by James C. Henderson t this point, I thought America would be farther along. I did. I really did. I was born in 1955 and grew up in a time when progress was not just a slogan but was being achieved. All the old mistakes, prejudices, and conceits were being swept […] No responses 11 min read September 7, 2012
  • Loose in the World LOOSE IN THE WORLD by James C. Henderson When you’re laid off, the economy pulls over to the side of the road and asks you to get out. Left behind, you dare not speak of what has happened. When neighbors talk of taking vacations you say you’ve just been. When friends talk of moving into […] No responses 2 min read September 4, 2012
  • Occupy Spirituality OCCUPY SPIRITUALITY by Scott Thompson first heard about Occupy Wall Street on October 1, the day of the mass arrests on the Brooklyn Bridge. When MSNBC picked up the story, I turned to my wife, Cicely, and said, “I’ve been waiting for this my whole life. I wish we were in New York right now.” […] No responses 7 min read September 3, 2012
  • The Value of Democracy THE VALUE OF DEMOCRACY by Davis L. Gonzalez oe Biden sent me an email asking for $5, as if he were a co-worker of mine who absent-mindedly left his wallet at home. Apparently, there’s an election going on and no less than six states–North Carolina, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado, and Pennsylvania–hang in the balance. According […] No responses 4 min read September 1, 2012
  • Occupy Is a Consciousness OCCUPY IS A CONSCIOUSNESS by James C. Henderson t the beginning of the Occupy movement, people often asked, what is Occupy? The answer was not forthcoming then, and it is still not clear to most. This is because Occupy is something new in politics, at least American politics. As a species that learns through analogous […] No responses 9 min read August 7, 2012
  • Occupy Discussed on “Off the Record News” The editorial team of Occupied Minds Magazine, as members of Occupy Saint Paul, Minnesota, discuss the Occupy movement, April 18, 2012 on “Off the Record News” with host Diane Longrie. “Off the Record News” is a local cable television show aired from the community cable television studios in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. No responses 0 min read April 18, 2012