Early this morning, over a thousand workers, students and unemployed folks successfully fought off the NYPD from trying to evict the Occupy Wall Street movement from Zuccotti Park. In Denver, Seattle, Boston and Chicago, the cops have been severely stepping up their level of repression. But just like in New York, it hasn't worked.
We need to be clear: the Occupy movement had transformed our culture entirely. Though it's surely not going to continue indefinitely, the experiences had and lessons learned by those involved will certainly shake out in other struggles to come over the next several months and years. There will, as promised before, be an article soon on the musicians who have been pushed into supporting this upsurge, but in the meantime, soak in a few of the samples: