04 May '12, 8pm

Occupy's May Day: Tens of Thousands Protest the Mess that's Being Made of the Planet

Occupy's May Day: Tens of Thousands Protest the Mess that's Being Made of the Planet

Just last week, the celebrated biologist E.O. Wilson asked Grist why there weren't more "young people out protesting the mess that’s being made of the planet." Plenty of others have wondered the same thing, including ex-Vice President Al Gore . But Wilson needed only to wait a few more days, until May Day, to receive a definitive response—tens of thousands of young people are out in the streets. And they are seething about the mess that's being made of the planet. I began May Day by scanning the news and the Occupy blogs for word on the earliest actions. It was raining, and turnout looked sparse. There were some smaller picket actions at high-profile banks throughout New York City, and a bit of a crowd was gathering at Bryant Park. It was around that time, I suppose, that Reuters had the audacity to declare the day a "dud" for Occupy—right before thousands began arriving a...

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