Tag Archives: First Amendment rights

Occupy without encampments? I don’t think so.

I share Robert Reich’s opinion of the corporate kingpins who are working to drive a stake through the ailing heart of our democracy: A funny thing happened to the First Amendment on its way to the public forum. According to … Continue reading

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Freedom of assembly? Not in MY public space

From Michael Kimmelman’s thoughtful piece about… well, about America’s rediscovery that movements to effect social change are often sparked by large, sustained public gatherings of protesters: THE ever expanding Occupy Wall Street movement, with encampments now not only in Lower … Continue reading

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