The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Why OccupyWallStreet beats Save the Middle Class

2 Oct

A shrewd analysis by Stirling Newberry, whom I first met online in the “old days” at Salon’s Table Talk.

The grind of reality is going to coöpt occupy. The police are not their friends. They have no one to vote for, and so must get more radical until a candidate finds them. Occupy is the meme that takes in the unemployed, the working, the disaffected. Many young people rebel against the very values that “middle class” presupposes.

via The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Why OccupyWallStreet beats Save the Middle Class.

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