January 25, 2012

Return of the Activist

(Reuters) - Hundreds of miles and a vast ideological divide separate Cecily Friday from Tim Dake. But what they share is a passionate dislike and distrust of the American political elite. I caught up with Friday on a bitterly cold, rainy October night in Nashville. That same night state troopers had arrested 29 members of Occupy Nashville for violating a new curfew designed to end the occupation of Legislative Plaza.

They were there, the occupiers said, to protest income inequality, bank bailouts, and corporate involvement in American politics. Read more.


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