Posts tagged “millenials”
September 23, 2013
Last week marked the two year anniversary of the beginning of the Occupy Wall Street protests, and Seven Stories Press author Kalle Lasn and Darren Fleet are still excited. The movement that their magazine Adbusters helped create has provided a needed outlet for the current generation to debate and advocate change with a system they believe just doesn’t work today. On this anniversary, Lasn and Fleet have written a manifesto for the ongoing Occupy movement on Globe and Mail.
A little over two years ago, there was the idea that we needed to do something to change our economy. But with the start of that simple demand, the ball began rolling about what we could do to fix the faults with our society. The same sparks that lit the Occupy Wall Street movement are the same ideas that helped ignite the protests and revolutions across the globe. “There is a growing conviction that the things that can happen, will happen.