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.

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Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →