PAUL MCLEAN is an artist and writer living in Bushwick. His nexus website is www.artforhumans.com. This essay was adapted from a longer text on property and free speech in America.
Paul McLean is an artist and writer who works in both new media and traditional fine art.
When the protest began on 9/17, there was no concentric circle model for #OWS. There didnt have to be. People can rely on concentric instincts when they get together to do, say, or envision something important.
That Lloyd Blankfein continues to walk freely among us is testament to the corruption of democracy in the United States. Maybe Blankfein was in such a great mood while chatting with Zakaria because he was privy to the 2012 economic data for American Chief Executive pay, which showed an average of $100 million per annum for the top ten CEOs. Or maybe his good humor reflected the stock markets record-setting month.
Occupy Wall Street needs to realize how essential Main Street is to a sustainable and meaningful life for so many 99%ers.
The whole loan and interest game is rigged the world over, we discover. Then, the corporate media does its best to blackout the story, you know, the one about the biggest fraud case in history.