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i brainstormed this project a bit with local group member Syd Fredrickson, who suggested photographer Alex Garland.   my idea was to create a wall calendar to show a mix of what many of us are fighting against, with various local solutions…

LiveTalk Saturday August 9th “How do we make a plan of action and start doing something with it?”

Live Talk Saturday August 9th (2PM New York)(6PM UTC)(8PM Rome)  This Live Talk will be centered around the conclusions of the Survey http://www.iopsociety.org/blog/non-member-survey and a list of questions brought forward by Lambert Meertens…


In organizing NYC IOPS, (hosting meetings, going on marches and promoting events) I have come to both hate and appreciate the name, International Organization for a Participatory Society. It is a damm mouthful. I can never say in full with…

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We Have Not! by Budd Hadasa - A Funny Political Cartoon

Budd Hadasa is a local (Roanoke County, Virginia) political cartoon artist. http://wehavenot.com

Fast-food workers put their issues on the table

Elizabeth Schulte reports on the May 15 global day of action by fast-food workers--and what the Fight for 15 campaign means for low-wage workers everywhere. May 19, 2014   FAST-FOOD workers took to the streets on May 15 for their…

Report back from IOPS-NY chapter Meetup at the OFS monthly meeting.

Report back from IOPS-NY chapter Meetup at the OFS monthly meeting.   On Wednesday night IOPS-NY had a chapter meetup at the Organization For a Free Society (www.afreesociety.org/) monthly disscussion. There were four IOPS members…


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Live Talks

Want to organize an online talk? Have an idea for a great topic to discuss? Please help get regular Live Talks up and running. We need participants to help discuss and decide topics for discussion.…

Love Unriot

Hope this will become a communal blog for continuing to ask questions and keep an open mind.  

Creating New IOPS Forums

I feel like the forums here aren't very good or conducive to much conversation, they're not very attractive and they're hard to find. These things all together I think may stifle potential members who…

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