Category Archives: Occupy Wall Street

Occupy but Vote

October 17, 2011 Among the letters to the editors of the Oregonian this morning was one from Paul Schuberg, with the insightful question wondering whether the “Occupy Portland” encampment included actual voters. While I very much understand the reasons for the ‘movement’, I’ve wondered the same thing. Hitting the streets is an effective way to […]

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About Demonstrations

Since the 2008 election of Barack Obama, there has been nothing so encouraging as the so-called “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrations in Manhattan and most major cities. If the Congressional Republicans are going to block the appointment of an administrator for the financial regulatory legislation passed in 2010, then public demonstrations is what is left. It […]

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