Fernandez picks up your mess at the Prudential Center. Not just
yours, in fact, but also that of the spoiled brats who leave their
stinking Pinkberry cups strewn across the food court tables, and the
shitty little kids and men with bad aim who soil the rest rooms. For
this he makes $16.20 an hour, with good benefits, and he doesn't
complain – even though he hustles from 6:30am to 6pm, and gets a
mere hour of rest time spread out across the day.
As chronicled in today's Boston Phoenix, the organizers at MassUniting - along with activists from a number of other groups - have been ramping up their artful and aggressive actions in the lead-up to tomorrow's BIG RALLY (which starts at 2pm at the Boston Common gazebo/bandstand).
What wasn't mentioned in that article, but that went down this morning, are the kickass visuals that local artists have contributed to bring this message to the streets.
At this early juncture
it's already safe to say that Occupy Wall Street has succeeded. I'm
not being sarcastic. Yesterday I wrote about the media storm that's
showered their protests from early on, and that's rained down even
harder since the New York Police Department began brutalizing