Friday, December 9, 2011

Occupy Goes Underground

Since being evicted from parks across the country, Occupy Wall Street has been largely forced "underground," which may be advantageous for the group in the long run. Sitting in a park and awaiting imminent police raids, while initially constructive, had started to border on the repetitive and fatalistic. Camp, raid, jail. Camp, raid, jail. For police, destroying the order of Occupy was akin to shooting ducks in a barrel. But now, by dispersing from parks and splitting the movement into direct action cells, such as the one that just reclaimed a home in East New York, occupiers have forced police to try and hit multiple moving targets...  Read more:   In These Times