It’s 2012, and we are still having the “equal pay” conversation. It’s 2012, and there are still people who believe that a person can be blamed for being raped. Continue reading
To contextualize what may seem like a harsh ultimatum—to those who do see the merit of camping out in Dewey for 70-some days, anyway—I need to note this fucking awesome gal had put up with my aloofness-politik for a little over a month before that night. Occupy Boston’s first General Assembly in September was also the first of many nights that I would break plans in order to involve myself further with the nascent movement. Continue reading
This story was originally published in the Boston Occupier on 12.21.11. Photo by Aliza Howitt.
It was the end of the beginning. At about 2am on December 10th, roughly three hours before the police raid on Occupy Boston, dozens of protesters could be seen gathered in a circle at the edge of Dewey Square. Continue reading
“I guess I’ve never learned so much as I’ve learned in the past two months of Occupy, even with school … ‘cause these are real life lessons, and real lessons about humanity. And I wouldn’t change it for anything.” Continue reading