Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Preview: 'NYT" Profiles Occupy in Oakland This Sunday
The Times has posted, but it has not yet appeared on its home page, a major piece by Jonathan Mahler coming up in this Sunday's magazine, on Occupy and radical politics in Oakland. Includes hanging out with Boots Riley and cops and much more, right up through May Day and beyond, and sure to be controversial. "The utopian vision for a post-capitalist Oakland clung to by Boots Riley and the rest of the city’s revolutionaries will soon be dead. But radical Oakland will live on, awaiting its next opportunity to rise up, even as the city itself evolves."
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