June 11, 2012
Out: OWS. In: 'Flash Encampments'
The radical left magazine Adbusters, who first proposed the idea of Occupy Wall Street, has admitted that OWS is a total flop. Via Newsbusters: Burned out, out of money, out of ideas... seduced by salaries, comfy offices, book deals, old lefty cash and minor celebrity status, some of the most prominent early heroes of our leaderless uprising are losing the edge that catalyzed last year's one thousand encampments. Bit by bit, Occupy's first generation is succumbing to an insidious institutionalization and ossification that could be fatal to our young spiritual insurrection unless we leap over it right now. Putting our movement back on track will take nothing short of a revolution within Occupy. The Next Big Thing? "Flash encampments" will take down the system...you just wait and see! ...The new tone was set on Earth Day, April 22, in a suburb bordering Berkeley, California when a dozen occupiers quietly marched a small crowd to a tract of endangered urban agricultural...(Read Full Post)