04 Nov '11, 10pm

Why The #Occupy Movement Is An Environmental Movement #ows #OccupyWallStreet

Why The #Occupy Movement Is An Environmental Movement #ows #OccupyWallStreet

F. Scott Fitzgerald said "The Rich Are Different Than You And Me". He was right. TreeHugger should recognize that the 1% are cooking this planet. We wrestle a lot with how to cover the #occupy movement on TreeHugger, how to relate it to issues of sustainability, how to make it green. Christopher Mims at Smart Planet gives it a try: To the extent that Occupy Wall Street and the countless other Occupy protests are unique experiments in setting up off-the-grid encampments with limited finances, but using 21st-century technology, they have unintentionally become an almost unprecedented experiment in seeing just how close you can get to “going back to the earth” without giving up on the accelerating urbanism that defines the modern age. It is an interesting point, but as Mims also notes, these "back to the earth" types for the most part have running water and portapotties. In m...

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