Monday, October 10, 2011
Occupy Chicago October 10, 2011
It was refreshing today to see the engaged youth, elderly, really young and casually curious passers-by yell, shout, intensely pound their drums, raise their fists and handmade posters in the air and speak out about how they've all had enough of this country's corporate greed. What was wonderful was to see this happening on a fall Monday, a holiday at that, because this isn't just a bunch of people out of work wanting to hang out on a street corner in the middle of the day, and it wasn't a group of hooligans. It was blue and white collar workers, and tourists. It was also a bunch of 5 years old girls with their mom, a group of Muslim college girls, a few hipsters, more than a few older than 50 crowd, and several people showing their support of this grass-roots movement by honking their horns. It was loud and raucous, but fun as he--.