construction worker protesting at Liberty Park
I live half a block from Liberty Park, the homebase and nerve center of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
British journalist Laurie Penny files copy on Occupy Wall Street
I’ve been going down almost every day I’ve been in town to drop off books, tarps, and blankets for the protesters. While the media caricatures the protesters as a group of ne’er do well hippies, its actually hundreds of people of all ages, colors and walks of life.
Before a march, a woman shows the crowd the Lawyers Guild phone number on her stomach.
The occupiers have built a temporary city (library! medic! childcare! free clothes! a kitchen!) committed to caring for eachother.
A young man plays ukelele for the occupiers
Here are some faces I’ve seen down at Liberty Park. I’ll be updating as often as possible on my tumblr