Many have wondered what the Occupy Wall Street protests are all about. This morning, while listening (and butting into) my son Kevin’s podcast recording session, “Stuck Between Stations,” the topic turned to the economy and society.
Kevin and his co-host Peter Tumulty, and their guest Patrick Healy, agreed that Occupy Wall Street is a social movement that is saying “Enough is enough.”
The protesters don’t have specific demands because the issue is not specific. Instead, the issue is the need for fundamental change. Radical change. Real change.
Filmmaker Ian MacKenzie has made a great little video about what Occupy Wall Street means. He believes that there is a shift in consciousness going on right now. I hope he is right.
There are millions mired in misery right now, just inches away from foreclosure, homelessness, and hitting rock bottom.
It is time for real change.
Posted by Terrence Seamon on Saturday December 3, 2011