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Occupy Wall Street Turns Two

Sunday marked the return of Occupy Wall Street to New York City as preparations got underway to celebrate its second birthday on September 17. There were free teach-ins at Washington Square Park in many subjects, including the Trans Pacific Partnership, Green Living Principles, Economic and Banking issues, Immigration, Climate Change, and Money In Politics. Several…

State of Freedom

Freedom Plaza was the site of the Occupy Washington DC encampment.  Since it’s on the Inaugural parade route approaching the White House on Pennsylvania Ave., you’ll find an occupation of bleachers there today instead of tents. Related articles State of McPherson: Still fenced in (coolrevolution.net)

State of McPherson: Still fenced in

The grass is thick and green at McPherson Square, yet for months fences have remained in place for “restoration.” Could it be that the Park Service doesn’t want anyone “occupying” the park? “Good fences make good neighbors” is a wrong-headed philosophy for a park. Public spaces are for the people to use and enjoy. Last…