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Occupy is here to stay

Franklin @ October 24, 2011 # No Comment Yet

Regardless of what happens with this wave of protests (winter can be a big deterrent for popular movements), the occupy movement, its continuation, spawns, and follow-up movements are here to stay. Washington has two illusions: that the movement wanes during the winter months and doesn’t come back, and that the 1012 elections offer a relief, […]

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Why it is important that Occupy Wall Street Remains Independent

Franklin @ October 20, 2011 # No Comment Yet

A The Onion called Occupy Wall Street to define a position so everybody could move on and ignore them. The old guard doesn’t get Occupy Wall Street. They still think in terms of “political movements” when Occupy Wall Street is a moral movement. For too long, Morality (and I mean Morality, not chest-banging in the […]

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Ghosts and Demons

Franklin @ October 17, 2011 # One Comment

President Obama said today that the OWS shouldn’t demonize the people working at Wall Street. I would agree in general with that, but I suspect that OWS is not against the clerks, analysts, etc. who work in Wall Street, but rather against those who don’t work. Not only those who don’t work, but those who […]

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