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Too Busy to Read? Here’s a Precis of Today’s Articles – On The Occupy Movement – 27 November 2011

Too Busy to Read? Here’s a Precis of Today’s Articles. via http://www.stevebeckow.com by Steve Beckow 27th November 2011.

For those who don’t have time to read these articles, here are excerpts giving the heart of the message.

Jeff Sharlett:

“In the days that followed, the few grew in numbers, a demographic that didn’t conform to media clichés: a gritty spiral jetty of anarchist punks and out-of-work construction workers and teachers who sleep in the park and rise early to get to school. Cooks and nannies and librarians, lots of librarians, and Teamsters and priests and immigrants, legal and otherwise, and culture jammers, eco-warriors, hackers, and men and women in Guy Fawkes masks, an army of stunt doubles from V for Vendetta, all joined by young veterans of the Arab Spring and the revolts in Greece and Spain – actual revolutionaries who had overthrown dictators and made Western nations shake. Continue reading