Chris Hedges: #OWS – Where Were You When They Crucified My Lord?

Occupy Wall Street Day 14

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with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Dec. 3, 2011

[Note: here is the transcript: Where Were You When They Crucified My Movement? by Chris Hedges]

munderlarkst on Dec 4, 2011

Chris Hedges speaks to Occupy Wall Street at Liberty Square. Calls on religious groups to give real support to OWS movement including shelter. Connects Beatitudes with Occupy movement. Says the movement will revitalize traditional Christianity in the US or signal it’s moral, social and political irrelevance.

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Occupy American Exceptionalism by William Blum

by William Blum
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Dec. 2, 2011

Occupy COMO

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Some thoughts that OCCUPY my mind

When the Vietnam War became history, and the protest signs and the bullhorns were put away, so too was the serious side of most protestors’ alienation and hostility toward the government. They returned, with minimal resistance, to the restless pursuit of success, and the belief that the choice facing the world was either “capitalist democracy” or “communist dictatorship”. The war had been an aberration, was the implicit verdict, a blemish on an otherwise humane American record. Continue reading