A Short Biased History of Occupy Wall Street (Video)

Liberty Plaza makes a lot more sense from the inside looking out.

'It’s a stressful environment, right? You’re always going to have people kind of itching for some kind of confrontation. And this is anti-confrontational.'

Allan MacDonell is TakePart’s News + Opinion editor, with a focus on social justice.

By now, anyone who watches cable news is an expert at identifying the typical Occupy Wall Street camper. But strip out the sensationalist elements of the media coverage of the demonstrators, and a very different picture emerges.

Alex Mallis’s seven-minute film, Right Here All Over, takes seven minutes to counter a month of cable news freaks-and-geeks clips.

Anyone who has a job, or remembers having one, will recognize many of the various personality archetypes among the demonstrators—they’re just like someone you’ve really enjoyed working with.

Thanks to Boing Boing for the tip.

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