We are talking about an opportunity for today's historians and journalists to hear the oral history of the Occupy experience
And, it's a good one - an invitation to join with a significant number of the original Occupiers and their supporters on Saturday, September 7 (S17) and celebrate Occupy's fifth anniversary in NYC's Zuccotti Park.
In his recent Op-Ed piece for The New York Times, A.O. Scott explained why "Everybody's a Critic. And That's How It Should Be." Unfortunately, not all analyses of critical thinking as an art form and means of public engagement are as elegantly constructed as Scott's essay.
Occupy, born on 9/17/2011, is courting a man born only nine days earlier in the same month, but 69 years earlier. Could this Spring-December fling be something serious?
Wednesday marks the third anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. On September 17, 2011, demonstrators descended
At least, social and alternative media folks clearly have that intention in mind, if you are to believe the message that they are delivering at Zuccotti Park on Occupy's Birthday #3 this coming Wednesday, Sept. 17.
For many artists, the ability to see what others don't -- or can't see -- is what adds an element of humanity or depth to their work. For most people, 2 + 2 may equal 4. But for an artist, the result may be 4 plus a pink rhinoceros. Or a cupcake with day-glo icing.
So, Americans undergo medical treatment which, in any other western civilized country would be at no personal cost, and come
Producer/videographer Michael Perlman's just-released film, The 99%: Occupy Everywhere, narrated by Lou Reed, is not only an eye-opener, it is a heart-opener.
Your losing opponent, Ms. Quinn, said that she would have been less "adversarial." Your likely Republican opponent, Mr. Lhota
"His intentions are pure, and his anger understandable," one Occupier opines. "His attempts to alert governmental agencies
Rami Shamir is the author of Train to Pokipse. A former Zuccotti Park Occupier with Occupy Wall Street, he strives to set an example for a new type of author.