Category - Citizen/blogger Activism & Diplomacy

Ljubljana’s ‘Boj Za’ Camp...

Here are a few shots taken about an hour ago of the gradually growing camp of demonstrators in the plaza in front of Ljubljana’s Stock Exchange. The three large army tents firmly in place likens the area to a small, but growing refugee...

#OWS – ‘Where do we go from...

That’s impossible to predict but the impact has already become quite real. Here’s a beautiful little film, a well-spent 3min13sec, shot a few days ago by Brooklyn-based filmmaker Ed David on OWS’s One Month birthday. (My, how...

Ljubljana’s ‘Boj Za’ Camp...

Quick update on the Boj Za occupation of the plaza in front of Ljubljana’s Stock Exchange: Demonstrators spent a fourth straight night camped out on Tuesday. Despite the onset of crappy weather –rain today, and snow on the...

OccupyLjubljana vidblog

Here’s a quick (semi) rough cut of yesterday’s 15 October demonstrations here in Ljubljana, complete with a kick-back-and-relax-perfect-for-a-Sunday-Afternoon/evening soundtrack. Please, do share. If you can’t download from...

#OccupyLjubljana Notebook.

Here’s a few dozen images from today’s #OccupyLjubljana demonstrations in the Slovenian capital, and a few scattered notes: The crowd of some 3000 to 4000, which filled much of Kongresni Trg, or Congress Square, under the sunny...

‘Are we all in the same boat?’...

That was the title of a talk given last night by Slovenian philosopher and sociologist Igor Pribac, who clearly believes that we’re not. Speaking before a group of some 80 people at the University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of...

#occupywallstreet – Please stop...

Friends, I’m with you. And so are lots and lots of others. So please stop circulating bogus photoshopped pics, like the one below, that are spreading around facebook and other corners of the internets faster than an Indian summer...

Massive protests in Cairo today

And elsewhere around Egypt as well. Very uncommon scenes for Egypt where little dissent is tolerated. The screencap above is of some guys standing down a water canon. Watch the full video here. Inpsired by Tunisians who were in turn inspired by...

A Week in the Life of Julian Assange

All things considered, it’s difficult to imagine that any organization, and by default, its face, has ever had such a week. International affairs and diplomacy is now officially in the uncharted waters of ‘pre’ and...