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This is admittedly a teaser which gives only a flavor of what has been happening at the Common Bound conference in Boston, but many OEN readers will resonate with the ideas embodied in these quotes. You can find out more about the groups and the presenters by checking out the program for the event here. Enjoy.
Common Bound Conference -- Saturday, June 7, 2014
Climbing PoeTree -- giving voice to those whose voices are often not heard
"There was nothing natural about Hurricane Katrina. It was man-made climate change. There's something wrong here."
"That which cannot be bought--only stolen"Land can never be owned."
"We summon the strength of all who came before us--and all who come after us"The power of the people is the power of one."
"Used double-speak to keep us distracted""
"This tomorrow is not the same as yesterday."
"There is no place that love cannot find you."
"Progress is re-defined."
NOTE: Climbing PoeTree has an educational curriculum on Hurricane Katrina--looking for partners (Giraffe Project??)
Bob Massey, New Economy Coalition President
"Our drive for a new economy is not new--it's been fought for centuries."
"They've used every weapon to convince us that we should be divided."