Photoblog post of the vibrant Sweet Auburn Curb Market in the middle of its abandoned neighborhood
Fourth Ward pictures taken along Edgewood from Randolph St to the interstate, with Boulevard roughly being the delimitation separating the revitalized part of Fourth Ward on the east side and the struggling west side.
I hope the Curb Market will one day help revitalized the neighborhood with its rich architecture.
Somebody either had a lot of friends or was using a lot of identities between 00:30 and 2:30 AM to indiscriminately click 'dislike' on anything posted by Occupy Atlanta members WHILE clicking 'like' on posts with personal insults against these same Occupy Atlanta members.
I seriously doubt that the large number of 'likes' in relation to 'dislikes' clicked for comments posted at 1:48 and 2:15 reflects the general sentiment of CL readers.
That's also the feeling I have when I re-read some of my posts.
dancamp691: It's not really complicated. First of all, like most folks when I say what my income tax percentage is, I mean federal plus state. Find the tax rate schedule for Federal and North Carolina (where I was until I moved here a year ago) and you'll see that you don't need to make $171000 to be taxed 34%. Obama's and Romney's tax rate is never referred to as the federal tax rate but simply the tax rate they pay (probably both federal and state).
I agree with the part where Dee says that the Occupy movement is a call to action. The diversity of the movement shows how many people share a common sense of injustice and corruption. (My tax rate for example happens to be about Romney's tax rate plus Obama's tax rate (14%+20%) and on top of this, I have no benefits and have to look for a new job on average once a year.)
Some people want to fight the system head on with marches and protests while others want to create new models of wealth distribution and economic growth to make the current system obsolete. They do so with modest beginnings, with community gardens, art galleries, bike shops and various projects making use of local resources. But through this diversity of projects, people like Dee will find like-minded individuals with whom he will start initiatives and find a leadership role.
I have been photo-blogging on movements for change at http://www.NexusOfChange.com to illustrate my point with a rich collection of photos on marches, protests, roof-top gardens, outreach efforts, etc.
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