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Can You Tell Me How To Get To Occupy Wall Street? (Part 3/3)

(Written en route from NYC to Shanghai 10/26/11 – continued from Can You Tell Me How To Get To Occupy Wall Street? (Part 2/3) )

Most notably a man who was not a native English speaker who was questioning the structure and some of the intentions of the meeting – was told he was speaking out of turn because comments were supposed to be for a later portion of the meeting (I think they were following some form of Robert’s Rules of Order, which I only know about b/c I was a student council nerd in high school). Strangely enough, whenever he spoke only a few people would repeat what he would say and at a certain point when he was being told he was out of order, not at all.
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Can You Tell Me How To Get To Occupy Wall Street? (Part 2/3)

(Written en route from NYC to Shanghai 10/26/11 – continued from Can You Tell Me How To Get To Occupy Wall Street? (Part 1/3) )

When I went down to Zucotti Park a few weeks ago late on a Friday night, it felt like an anarchist music festival, a Burning Man gone urban, tarps thrown over all the equipment, a long line at the food table where people came with fully stacked paper plates, convo’s all around about re-visioning the power structure within this country in little clusters.
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