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History of the future: "In those days before the revolution, living places stood empty & people lived on the streets." #D6 #OWS #OccupyHomes
Comment on CBC site reporting on #Tahrir: "Events in North America have given the green light signal to authoritarianism elsewhere." #ows
If you had told me a year ago that 2011 would see a general strike in the United States I would have thought you were out of your mind #ows
Hvnt been shoved since gradeschool playground until shovd from behind by a cop w a plastic shield for walking a sidewalk in my own city #ows
#Messages2Syria I sit in Manhattan & think of someone by a window in Syria who hears the crowds in the streets & is afraid & walks with them
#Messages2Syria Someone traced my mitochondrial DNA once & the line went back through all my mothers from Manhattan to Ireland to Damascus
#Messages2Syria Did you hear us, the people all over the world weeping for your suffering & your courage last night
I stood there in the cold looking over the tents between the cathedral & the stock exchange & thought: The future looks like this #ows
I saw Zuccotti torn apart in Novembr, such joy to see the Occupy village on the steps of St. Paul's tonight, the joy in the faces there #ows
So #ows #NDAA mic checks are dangerously interrupting the usual Grand Central peace & must be stopped by arrest? #IsItFascismYet?
Nikky Finney won National Book Award for poetry last night: her book's epigraph, Toni Cade Bambara: "Do not leave the arena to fools." #ows
A strike is a way of saying "You've taken so many of my ways of speaking but not this one." #ows #oo