Will The Stars Appear On Occupy's 5th Birthday?
Huffington Post - 5 months
Five years ago on September 17, 2011, Occupy Wall Street's taking of Zuccotti Park in New York City provided an opportunity for many stars to shine. A few, all too few, continue to shine even today.
When Occupy was evicted from its Eden, some of the brightest faded quickly, having no audience. Gratefully, other stars emerged out of that darkness and continue putting forth their light even today.
As Michael Greenberg described in The New York Review in November, 2011,
Cameras were everywhere - recording, broadcasting, feeding - and the people at the computer hub were hard at work, streaming it all live. The movement was a digitized global brain, a strange melding of the virtual and the actual, one a mirror of the other, both unspooling simultaneously in real time.
How could this not attract the glitterati? Here is a sampling of those immediately tying themselves to the Occupy cause, but who seemed to fizzle, followed by a list of those who have continued to shin
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