Posted 2 years ago on March 6, 2012, 8:34 a.m. EST by KofAV
from Muenster, TX
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...is awesome. We are studying how people have struggled against different organizations for freedom, equal representation, and individual rights.
We have talked about OWS on several occasions, and why it isn't progressing as a movement.
Besides lacking representation, organization, and accountable leadership...OWS doesn't have any good music. Where are the protest songs telling the tale of the middle and lower class abused and downtrodden?
Our class looks at human rights fights through Art, Literature, Music, and two other aspects we haven't covered yet. I wanted to cover OWS as my project human rights organization, that I was to table for. My professor said OWS didn't qualify, citing deficiencies I've already named.
So, if OWS wishes to succeed, pick up a history book, and look at what has worked in the past, and then replicate what others have done, to your own end. You've got plenty of Literature, and I've seen some compelling Artwork. You just need to unite these efforts, and starting creating nationally recognizable logos. *I recommend the image from the Oregonian with the female protester getting fa face full of pepper spray.
However, what you really need is good Music...
Organize and lead people to create empathetic tunes.
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