People’s Library at McPherson no more

The People’s Library at McPherson Park has been disassembled, all books packed up in crates and taken to the new Occupy DC Resource Center. The library staff made the decision to shut it down. DC Mic Check zeroes in on the importance of the library in a February 18 article: The DC People’s Library began…

Cool Quote of the Day

Living without permission…that’s the most difficult part, of course. But we’re not talking about just another social system here, we’re talking about a total transformation of human relations–for it will take nothing less to solve the problems our species faces today. Let’s not kid ourselves–until we can achieve this, the violence and strife inherent in…

Cool Quote of the Day: Moving into stillness

Imagine a spinning top. Stillness is like a perfectly spinning top, spinning so fast it appears motionless. It appears this way not because it isn’t moving, but because it’s spinning at full speed. Stillness is not the absence of energy, life, or movement. Stillness is dynamic. It is unconflicted movement, life in harmony with itself,…

D.C. protestors target world’s wealthiest man

(This article originally appeared on dcmiccheck.org) Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim is estimated to be the wealthiest man in the world, and George Washington University plans to honor him this weekend at its 2012 Commencement ceremony. On May 11, Occupy DC joined a coalition of Latino community leaders across from Rice Hall at George Washington…

Peace House puts on art show fundraiser

An art show benefit was held for Washington, DC’s Peace House on Saturday, May 12 at Larry’s Lounge on 18th St. NW. Proceeds will go toward purchasing the Peace House, which is currently up for sale. (Photo by coolrevolution.net) Related articles Activist community seeks to keep its home at Peace House (coolrevolution.net)