Whatever criticisms some of us may have about the Occupy movement, we have to recognize that this is a message that is connecting with more people more effectively than what we’ve been doing in the past. This seems to be a genuine opportunity to do what we have been emphatically failing to do for the last decade–create a real popular movement around the values of equity and democracy.
So let’s join it! The Occupy movement’s not perfect, but neither are we. Labor groups, environmental groups, student and community organizing groups–let’s get in there, add what we can add, and see where this thing takes us.