Various commentaries on #Occupy Wall St


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 Below are teasers and inks to a collection of commentaries that I have read. I am making no evaluations or promoting any particular interpretation of wht is happening. I will say that #Occupy Wall St seems to have the mainstream media as confused as Dylan had them in his early years. The event just doesn't fit most of the categories--right, middle, left--that we are used to using to make sense of public evnets.

michael

 

"This is Just Practice"-The Story of the Wall Street Occupation
There's a lot of misinformation about the occupation of Wall Street. What's it really about?
Eric Schneiderman
http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/this-is-just-practice-the-story-of-the-wall-street-occupation


Michael Moore on Support of Occupy Wall Street
Tuesday 27 September 2011
by: Keith Olbermann, Countdown With Keith Olbermann | Video
http://www.truth-out.org/michael-moore-support-occupy-wall-street/1317148193


Occupy Wall Street | Interview with Chris Hedges
http://www.nationofchange.org/occupy-wall-street-interview-chris-hedges-1317137214



13 Ways To Look at The Occupation of Wall Street

http://www.nationofchange.org/13-ways-look-occupation-wall-street-1317135206


Protests Work Better with Specific Demands
Matthew Yglesias
http://www.nationofchange.org/protests-work-better-specific-demands-1317311033



The debate at Occupy Wall Street: To what end?
BY JUSTIN ELLIOTT
http://www.salon.com/news/politics/war_room/index.html?story=/politics/war_room/2011/09/29/at_occupy_wall_street&source=newsletter&utm_source=contactology&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Salon_Daily%20Newsletter%20%28Not%20Premium%29_7_30_110


Occupy Wall Street Day 12 - Poised to Take Off
Friday 30 September 2011
by: Dave Johnson, Campaign for America's Future
http://www.truth-out.org/occupy-wall-street-day-12-poised-take/1317390200

 

The Best Among Us
Friday 30 September 2011
by: Chris Hedges, Truthdig
http://www.truth-out.org/best-among-us/1317389455


Five Ways #OccupyWallStreet Has Succeeded
Mark Engler
http://www.nationofchange.org/five-ways-occupywallstreet-has-succeeded-1317480517


Reflections on Wall Street
http://preoccupationsaside.tumblr.com/#me
Note: This is a blend of description, analysis, reactions and personal reflections. I am not an organizer or any person of responsibility within the Occupation, I am simply a participant who has been to the Plaza a bunch of times. I have attended General Assemblies, listened to speakers, engaged in conversations, and gone on marches.

 

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