Occupy Democracy is not considered newsworthy. It should be | David Graeber | Comment is free | The Guardian

There was no plan to turn this into a permanent tent city, which are now explicitly illegal. True, this law is very selectively enforced; Metropolitan police regularly react with a wink and a smile if citizens camp on the street while queuing overnight for the latest iPhone. But to do it in furtherance of democratic expression is absolutely forbidden. Try it, and you can expect to immediately see your tent torn down and if you try even the most passive resistance you’re likely to be arrested.

via Occupy Democracy is not considered newsworthy. It should be | David Graeber | Comment is free | The Guardian.

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