Reality is stranger and more interesting than fiction. Some insights into the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Kalle Lasn and Micah White, the Creators of Occupy Wall Street : The New Yorker
It's worth noting that Wisconsin Right to Life is on record opposing this type of measure, as the group believes it would be counterproductive and lead to inevitable and expensive legal fights. And under Wisconsin law, a constitutional amendment has to pass in both chambers in two consecutive sessions of the legislature, after which it's put to voters on a statewide ballot.
“Acts of resistance are moral acts…. They should be carried out not because they are effective, but because they are right. Those who begin these acts are always few. They are dismissed by those in the liberal class, who hide their cowardice behind their cynicism.” - Chris Hedges,Death of the Liberal Class
Gingrich boasts that he’s full of fresh ideas, but it always seems to essentially be the same old one: Let’s turn the clock back to the ’50s. Just as Newt, who dodged service in Vietnam, once cast the Clintons as hippie “McGovernicks,” now he limns the Occupy Wall Street protesters as hippies who need to take a bath and get a job.
It’s self-evident that democratic societies shouldbase their decisions on accurate information. Onmany issues, however, misinformation can becomeentrenched in parts of the community, particularlywhen vested interests are involved.1,2 Reducingthe influence of misinformation is a difficult andcomplex challenge.