Occupy Wall Street changed the world and how people articulated their grievances, but it did not last long enough to seize upon its own victories.
Activists have blocked Garrick Street by attaching themselves to a van parked across the road.
Even after the mass arrests on Monday, the Anishinaabe and their allies camped out at the site and plan to continue their direct action.
"It is difficult for us to imagine a circumstance which could necessitate or justify the deployment of bayonets against American civilians."
We must continue to protest, be non-compliant with the power structure, defy the opposition’s tactics, support each other’s needs, and build alternative structures.
To achieve the changes we need, people must stay in the streets and connect the problems we face to the demand for systemic changes.
The fortunes of popular protest may well depend on whether the collective leadership of the movements can provide answers to it.
"These corporations are making oodles of money on the front end, oodles of money on the back end. It is beyond reprehensible."
On Saturday afternoon, hundreds of nurses and activists took to the streets of San Francisco to demand that Speaker Pelosi fight for the Medicare for All Act, H.R. 1384.