• 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
  • Solidarity SOLIDARITY by Scott Thompson The problems I face are simple: How to eat, By which I mean to feed my girls and I And where there’s a roof To keep off wind and rain And how to avoid the traps And legal snares They’ve set to catch my kind— Of course, that last Is getting […] No responses 1 min read August 4, 2012
  • Autonomy and Solidarity AUTONOMY AND SOLIDARITY by Scott Thompson ccording to social scientist Geert Hofstede, culture is the “collective programming” that leads members of a group to see the world in certain ways. Cultural programming determines how people think about issues such as authority, group membership and decision-making processes. Hofstede describes culture in terms of four dimensions or […] No responses 7 min read July 9, 2012
  • Alienation and Solidarity ALIENATION AND SOLIDARITY by Scott Thompson Previously published on the Occupy Saint Paul and Women Against Military Madness websites lienation is the defining feature of our whole civilization, and it operates on multiple levels—the mind is alienated from the body, both are alienated from the spirit, people are alienated from the natural world, races and […] No responses 5 min read July 1, 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