Occupy Nova Scotia: Activists Concerned About Co-optation
Contributor Amir Alwani was back at Occupy Nova Scotia to document some of the speakers and protesters. He made some interesting discoveries. In the first segment, a protester voices his concern over the structure of the General Assembly within the overall movement.
He illustrates the irony that people have taken to the streets as the 99% fed up with the rule by the 1%, yet many congregate in choir fashion around one speaker, often chanting the message of the “leader.” He is quick to point out that this does not invalidate the entire movement, but it is something we certainly should be mindful of as activists.
Here is part 2 of this video report: