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Monday, September 17, 2012

#Occupy Under Assault: One Year Later

Zucotti Tent City
Seth Wenig / AP - Image from

One year and a day ago, I posted that we might best be shunning the money changers, and the day after that, on September 17th 2011, I updated that post with my first "dispatch" on the #Occupy phenomenon.

#OccupyWallStreet (#Occupy, #OccupyEverywhere) has been assaulted, inexorably smeared and ridiculed. And it continues - The AP weighs in with this, disingenuously headlined by CBS News as One year later: Occupy in disarray but spirit lives on:
(AP) NEW YORK - Occupy Wall Street began to disintegrate in rapid fashion last winter, when the weekly meetings in New York City devolved into a spectacle of fistfights and vicious arguments.
William Rivers Pitt, at truthout (I Will Occupy):