Thursday, September 29, 2011

Continuing Action

Video from September 27:

The point of it all:

Nobody Can Predict The Moment Of Revolution from ivarad on Vimeo.

We keep hearing the media call for "bullet points," and every time I see it brought up at the Occupy Wall Street General Assemblies, I have to laugh -- as do many of the participants.

"Bullet points" aplenty there will be in due time, manifestos, lists of demands, schedules of restitution, you name it. I don't doubt they will emerge in due time. But it is not that time right now.

Right now there is a dynamic tension between the communitarian underpinning of the movement and the liberationist impulses of the participants. How this tension is resolved -- if it is -- will provide the key to everything else.

But for now, it's enough to be working on it, and to be heard
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