Work from September, 2011
A considerable amount of media attention to the demonstration today, at least online.
The NYT’ blog.
One Twitter wrote, ‘The police ask to speak with the leader. We told them that there is no leader. They didn’t understand.’
On the live stream, one activist from Spain commented that, ‘They started making assemblies but nobody knows how to do that. So they need to learn from us.’
But the police took the square. And they chanted, ‘We’ll be back!’
September 17th on September 16th. It’s not on Gothamist. Or the NYTimes. Or NY1. Democracy Now has it. The Indypendent has it. And Huff Po. Even Village Voice has it (!) in an interview with one of the organizers from Hunter College, who centered in on the most obvious problem: there is the need for people to see that “activism is not a game; it can actually get real results. We don’t have that here…”
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