A new political consciousness

Interesting editorial at Positive News:

When Russell Brand challenged the status quo on Newsnight, he was picking up on a shifting sense of what is possible, and recent successes in international diplomacy are among the signs that he may be right

The controversial video:

“I don’t get my authority from this pre-existing paradigm, which is quite narrow and only serves a few people. I look elsewhere for alternatives that might be of service to humanity.”

And more on the ideas:


Occupy Consciousness: Essays on the Global Insurrection

Free download!

“Is this movement’s implicit goal to re-engage our humanity? To reach beyond the political, the national and other illusory, temporary concepts and into our true, spiritual nature?”. (and Russell Brand)

Download now for free a copy of OCCUPY CONSCIOUSNESS: Essays on the Global Insurrection, an anthology of essays written by leading figures on the “Occupy” movement that “offer an essential perspective on the true significance of Occupy – not a protest movement essentially, but a harbinger of a new way of being”.

Edited by the Evolver Social Movement – a non-profit project that organizes local communities and raises consciousness about ideas and initiatives that support a new planetary culture – the e-book offers a variety of view points from writers such as Charles Eisenstein, Doug Rushkoff, David Graeber, Starhawk, and Russell Brand.

Source: Integral Options Cafe: Occupy Consciousness: Essays on the Global Insurrection.