An Occupy Wall Street Roundup

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Dahlia Lithwick says one of the best things about #OWS is the way it confuses the media and pundit class.

KJ Dell’Antonia asks if Occupy Wall Street is a teachable moment?

Scott Olsen, the Iraq war veteran who was in critical condition after being struck in the head by an OPD projectile, has been upgraded to fair condition. No word yet on long term injuries. A vigil has been scheduled for tonight.

Mother Jones is tracking arrests and protests in Occupations around the country.

Update: If you’re trying to track global protests in real time, Google is not the answer, and it’s not a conspiracy either. It’s just the way Google works.

We want your occupation stories and interviews. Send them to us at either isaac@therumpus.net or poetry@therumpus.net. We’ll run the best in our blog.


Brian Spears's first collection of poetry, A Witness in Exile, is now available through Louisiana Literature Press, and at his personal website. He is the Poetry Editor for The Rumpus, and teaches poetry at Drake University. More from this author →