Skip to comments.'Red Army' Behind Occupy Wall Street?
Posted on 10/25/2011 4:40:26 PM PDT by SJackson
On a balmy autumn afternoon, a stroll along lower Manhattan to Liberty Plaza, or another American city or even in squares and plazas around the world, is likely to take you to an encampment of mostly-young, mostly cheerful, determined citizens who've come together for the long haul to challenge and oppose a list of anti-social deeds, from government support of venal businessmen to excessive CO2 emissions. Under the banner of "Occupy Wall Street," a local-turned-global protest movement strives to bring your attention to injustice.
The panoply of complaints, seen by some observers as a childish litany, is cited by others as an important renovation: Cornel West, a fiery academic activist who advised President Obamas 2008 campaign, says, "Its impossible to translate the issue of the greed of Wall Street into one demand, or two demands. Were talking about a democratic awakening."
The visible protest is by and large a data point on a historic timeline of young people confronting a tired old regime; in that sense, it's a periodic renaissance, the refreshment that society needs to move from one epoch to another.
In the present instance, however, there's an undercurrent moving in the opposite direction, a careful manipulation of participants by a deeply non-democratic band. Behind the current Occupy Wall Street protests is a "red army" of radicals seeking no less than to provoke a new, definitive economic crisis, with their goal being the full collapse of the U.S. financial system, with the ensuing chaos to be rebuilt into a utopian socialist vision.
The angry millennials pressing toward economic cataclysm are seasoned organizers of mass chaos aimed at provoking transformation.
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If you bring down the earners, all you have left is the spenders. That’s why socialism fails. How long do these socialist frauds think that will last. These are obama’s people. Anti american socialists to the core. They want a hand-out, not a hand. 2012 we boot these socialist democrats out on their idealogical rear end including obama.
A must read. The first in-depth discussion of the real machine running the OWS Movement.
The hundreds, maybe thousands of innocuous sounding umbrella groups are everywhere. Every university, most churches, many non-profits, just everywhere. Sometimes it feels like there is no way to defeat what coming down the road. I pray we can all stand strong against it.
No, no, no, no, no, no, NO! Wrong premise, wrong question!
Socialism doesn't "fail" to do what it was designed to do, which is not to function as an economy or an economic model, but as a political power system. At that, which is its unacknowledged, real purpose, it works. Ask any former East German. Ask any Chinese. Who survived.