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Mic Check!

Paul (8 Oct 2011 4:12): A side effect / of the people's mic / is that days later / I still remember / many things / that people said.
If you don't know / about the people's mic, / it's a method used / at the Occupy movement, / in which / the crowd repeats / and amplifies / the words of a speaker / who doesn't have / an electric mic. / You have to see it.
m (9 Oct 2011 15:13): Bumbershit! What a great word!
m (11 Oct 2011 17:37): In support of the dirty fucking hippie quotient of the occupy movement
m (16 Oct 2011 12:01): How creepy is this thing!
Paul (28 Oct 2011 16:19): Mic check! / Occupy Wall Street / People of Color Working Group / is on NYTimes.com front page.

The occupywallst.org press team / is quoted saying / "Our diversity has grown very steadily," / and Rebel Diaz Arts Collective / says "We are not / playing a game of 'we are suffering more than you.' / We want to build with them."
Paul (18 Nov 2011 20:27): Occupy Philly foreclosure on Wells Fargo this afternoon
Paul (18 Nov 2011 20:39): Even a retired cop got arrested in NY / picture
Paul (20 Nov 2011 12:43): Mic check! / Sometimes it makes a difference / if the most flagrant abuse is on camera / it's hard to ignore. / Thank you camerapeople!
Paul (22 Nov 2011 19:32): Talk about changing the paradigm / even xkcd mentions "the 1%". / Who knew nine weeks ago / what "the 1%" even referred to?
Paul (25 Nov 2011 20:36): Is Philly getting evicted Sunday? / Why?
Paul (26 Nov 2011 20:08): NYT quotes at length from Michael Pierce, "a member of Occupy Philadelphia's information working group" (hey! That's my friend, and that's my working group!)
m (29 Nov 2011 12:01): Occupy Philly still going strong?
m (10 Dec 2011 14:09): David Graeber - he's your man!
m (11 Dec 2011 12:50): And this - a 1923 essay (book?) on gift economies
m (15 Feb 2012 13:37): Paul? This is happening in Philadelphia?
m (13 Nov 2012 20:31): Did you guys see this?
m (14 Nov 2012 19:25): c'mon guys, Jubilee!
Paul (15 Nov 2012 5:27): Yes, that's awesome. I want it to work in online-checkout style, so you can just pay $500 with a credit card and it'll say, like, "You just forgave $14,000 of health care debt that was owed by Thomas Jefferson. Click to add your own note to him."
Paul (21 Jan 2014 18:33): I hadn't realized the simplest approach to solving poverty was already well known in MLK's lifetime. Hearing his endorsement and realizing it's never been tried on any large scale, I'm more convinced that it's a wise approach.