• The Second Occupation THE SECOND OCCUPATION by Athena M. Henderson When I was a young girl in Greece, I saw a German soldier digging on a hill— the site of our village’s ancient acropolis. Late in the afternoon, when cicadas stopped singing, he worked. All through my growling belly, my weak arms, the sores on my legs from […] No responses 2 min read February 1, 2014
  • Occupy Baby OCCUPY BABY by Athena M. Henderson When I meet people and talk to them about Occupy, many of them have not heard of Occupy. I am shocked by this after all the media coverage Occupy received last fall when Occupy Wall Street took over Zuccotti Park in New York City and other Occupies camped out […] No responses 5 min read October 5, 2012
  • Occupation OCCUPATION by Athena M. Henderson The roar of trucks and motorcycles the dust and chaos of men in enemy uniforms. “Where are you going?” my mother asks. “To another town,” the Nazi Captain says. Where they kick in the doors of the church and order two young men into their truck. Offering of figs, quince, […] No responses 2 min read August 5, 2012
  • Tortures, the American Way TORTURES THE AMERICAN WAY Poetry by Athena M. Henderson Commentary by Scott Thompson Athena’s lifelong involvement with activism began when she served in the Greek Resistance against the Nazis as a young teenager. In 1967, a military junta known as the Regime of the Colonels seized power in Greece with the support of the CIA […] One response 3 min read July 8, 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