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Saturday, August 30, 2014

What Next for Occupy

 

 

Could #OccupyWallStreet Become a Constitutional Convention?

By Chris Tackett

Last week, Rachel Maddow interviewed Harvard law professor, Lawrence Lessig  about his new book, Republic Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress and a Plan to Stop It, which details the problems caused by our money-soaked political system and explains the method the framers of our Constitution developed for dealing with such a situation. The process involves 34 states calling for a new constitutional convention. And in this context of the ongoing Occupy Wall Street movement and Occupy events around the country, hearing Lessig explain this solution, I couldn’t help but wonder if OWS could eventually end up becoming the driving force behind a new constitutional convention. Well, as of this morning, it might be happening.After weeks of pundits and observers demanding OWS release some list of demands, the OWS Demands Working Group has just announced a call for a national convention to be held July 4, 2012. Read More   

 

You Tube has many videos of interaction between OWS protesters and police: Occupy Wall Street – Police Aggression

 

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