I arrived at Occupy Baltimore just in time to see a young man with purple hair getting walked like a dog. On the other end of the leash, a sexy brunette activist in heels – the “cruel mistress of capitalism,” as her cohorts jokingly called her – snickering at the audience. Of course I would have expected nothing less at the “Military Industrial Complex S&M Pageant,” which had already delivered an explicit scene depicting horrors that companies like Bechtel inflict upon all of us.
First and foremost, I'd like to salute the
women of the Washington DC Hooters for being an outstanding pack of hotties and
some fine hosts whose grasp of politics is as firm as their titanic breasts.
A critical component of #OccupyWallStreet and the national solidarity occupations has been the overwhelming amount of online media: it's allowed independent occupations nationwide to watch, learn, and gain inspiration from one another. Here are ten videos that can serve as either an introduction to the revolution currently sweeping America, or further inspiration for those already entrenched.