Posted 10 years ago on Sept. 15, 2012, 1:59 p.m. EST by Endgame
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As opportunistic as this may sound its the truth. When the economy is at its worse the corruption in our political system is even more clear and able to be shown to the rest of the public for what it is...if the message is efficiently delivered. Occupy should of been able to take advantage of these bad times to talk about realistic ways of fixing the problems before the band aids get reapplied to cover up the serious wounds.
I think we have potentially squandered a terrific opportunity to get people on board a movement that could fixed our system by ending the bribery and corruption in our political system. Creating a system where we could be move forward into evolving our system into a truly fair and equal system.
When things get better the less people pay attention to the real problems. The more people stop getting involved. Its a sad truth but it is the truth.
Lack of clarity, lack of structure, lack of message, and lack of control over the extremists(black bloc, etc) that ruin the perception of the movement as a whole really put Occupy(U.S.) in a bad place. And more than likely because we didn't deal with these issues when we should have Occupy may be fading away. At lease for years to come...
Still a chance for Occupy to fix itself and make a difference? Or is it over(for a while)? What do you guys think?