The opposition is well organized and believes that they have all the cards. In terms of the media, they have years of experiencing attacking liberal and progressive organizations and individuals. The Koch Bros. are practically throwing money at anyone willing to take up the cause of Wall Street. If you plan to get involved as a writer, my advice to you is old advice, "Know thy enemy, know thyself. A hundred battles, a hundred victories.
You should see this video:
If you plan to write something in solidarity with OWS, be clear and be sympatico. Know what OWS is about and plead their cause. This is not about us as writers, but about justice and equality.
MSNBC's Chris Hayes presented this information very well. Excellent video. Thanks, James.
In a world where the forces that perpetuate racial, social, political, gender, and economic inequality are beginning to fracture... In a world where repression and greed have been the rule for too long... In a world where ordinary people have access to communication in unprecedented numbers, we have come to a threshold.
Step over that threshold.
All over the world, people are beginning to understand there is power in numbers… That they need no longer stand aside and let the few and the wealthy control the destiny of all.
This is where you can begin to speak your mind. Say it aloud in a hundred different ways. Say it in your own voice, in your own way, "We are the 99%. And we will take control of our own destiny."
Join your voices to those who Occupy and overcome.
We also speak who only write… and sometimes even louder.