If there's one thing I learned about the nation-trotting Occupy troll
Paul Carnes (a/k/a Paul Fetch) in profiling him last month, it's that
he's relentless. There's no limit to his schemes, and he seemingly
has no shame (we'll get there in a second, but Carnes is now suing
four individuals aligned with the movement for reasons you'd never
This is what a democracy-teepee condom looks like.
"They never told me I couldn't build a 30-foot teepee greenhouse temple of democracy," says Sage Radachowsky.
Duly noted. And so sometime this afternoon he'll start building one.
We first met Radachowsky in the midst of Occupy Boston's first snowstorm, when he showed up with a plan to keep the camp warm all winter: small, cheap, coffin-sized tiny-house trailers
not yet been enough time to process everything that happened at last
night's Occupy Boston General Assembly. At least not in a
journalistically responsible way. So for now, until the callbacks
come in and I look into this further, I'll just report my own observations from the ground. In the least I might be able to
clarify some rumors that are popping up online and outside of camp.
not quite sure what possessed me last night in Dudley Square, but I
produced something like 100 tweets over the three hours I spent
covering Occupy the Hood. The energy was downright intoxicating, as
hundreds of occupiers from Dewey Square – who marched nearly three
miles to get there – turned up right at six o'clock.
Photo credit: Shorenstein Center
One of our favorite old-media curmudgeons, the New York Times columnist DAVID CARR, got together over at Harvard over the weekend with one of the smartest people on the internet, DANAH BOYD, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the SHORENSTEIN CENTER FOR PRESS AND PUBLIC POLICY
20 MORE PHOTOS: Police Arrest over 140 #OccupyBoston Protesters
1. The media department of OccupyBoston provided us with a minute-long reel of video footage (below) evidently shot from within the Greenway as the police moved in to break up the encampment. We're presenting it as-is -- the provenance of the material is unclear to us, although we believe it to have been shot and edited by OccupyBoston volunteers.
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.
Photo by @LizPelly October 5, 2011
[Oct 11] This Is What Civil Disobedience Looks Like: Photos and Aftermath of the Crackdown on #OccupyBoston
[Oct 11] Boston Beatdown: Police Rough Up Veterans for Peace, Arrest 100 in Retaking Second #OccupyBoston Location
[Oct 11] PHOTOS: Boston Police Arrest Over 100 at #OccupyBoston