Occupy LA: Still Standing

Hours after the city’s deadline for eviction had passed, Occupy LA was still standing. Protesters who turned the 1.7 acre City Hall park into their home seven weeks ago made up for a sleepless night by crashing out on sidewalks, pallets, dirt and even in trees. A noticeably smaller crowd (police estimated 150 fewer tents…

Occupy LA: Too Big to Fail?

Occupy LA: Too Big to Fail?

As the Occupy LA encampment at City Hall digs in their heels to protect a patch of dirt, here’s a few thoughts and questions regarding the nearly two months of lobbying for change in our country’s financial institutions and corporations: Where are the 99%? I understand who the 99% are, but I just don’t see…