There are a lot of big ideas floating around Occupy L.A., but not a whole lot of consensus. The protesters have yet to codify a list of demands. In recent days, tensions within the group have spiked over drug use and growing numbers of homeless who have joined the camp.
Rachel Goldie, 20, decided to leave the protest Wednesday because she felt it had been corrupted by people who didn't care about economic justice. "Everybody is pretty much just partying it up," she said.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
OWS. In. A. Nutshell.
This article from the Los Angeles Times pretty much captures everything I've said about the shallowness of the Occupy Wall Street protests: