Browsing All posts tagged under »Occupy Wall Street«

A Lesson from the Past for Occupy – Is it too late?

June 21, 2012

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By Lupus With the tremendous flop of Occupy’s promised May Day General Strike, and the rancorous denunciations by libertarian Occupiers of the labor-backed “99% Spring” non-violence trainings over the last couple of months, even the most ardent Occupiers are beginning to admit they need a change of strategy, calling for a new “meme” to continue […]

One Big October Snowstorm: A Crackdown on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

October 30, 2011

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By Larry Duvalier Over the last week, we have been beginning to see a concerted effort on the part of local authorities across the United States to crack down on the various “Occupy” encampments scattered across the country.  CNN has offered its characteristically mediocre synopsis of the current situation.  We have seen clashes with police […]

Confusion, Chaos, and the Theology of Occupy Wall Street

October 26, 2011

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By Anthony Burton As anyone who has witnessed these ongoing “anti-greed” demonstrations firsthand probably already realizes, the underlying question preoccupying the minds of the Occupy Wall Street protestors for the last however many weeks has been largely theological: is the social production of wealth compatible with good divinity? After many, many hours of superficial meditation […]

Why are there so many Ron Paul supporters at Occupy Wall Street?

October 23, 2011

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By Bruno Fournier For the past several weeks, the contingent of Ron Paul supporters at the Occupy Wall Street protest has made its presence felt.  They form a small minority of the mass at Zuccotti Park, but they have made themselves an extremely visible and vocal minority, and, arguably, they have created the best-organized faction […]

Legality and Illegality of Occupy Wall Street

October 10, 2011

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By Bruno Fournier Just like the upper middle class whose objective interests it currently represents, the Occupy Wall Street movement lacks heroism.  Let us set aside the question of non-violence vs. violence, for the real question of the hour is legality vs. illegality.  Occupy Wall Street has opted for the tactic of non-violence, but they […]

The Upper-Middle-Class character of Occupy Wall Street, an update

October 3, 2011

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Occupy Wall Street remains overwhelmingly a movement representing the upper-middle-class.  It is no mere coincidence that the free food handed out to the protesters is organic and vegan, and, although all sorts of people strive to eat healthy, in our day and age, the fetish of the organic tomato is primarily the reserve of the […]

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