don’t buy things! don’t show up to work! (if you can afford it) and even if you need to buy things, or go to work, come join us for the march/activities/educational opportunities before or after.
This is so much more eloquent than I could have ever put it. it’s making me realize I need to develop my ability to write.
We are the consequence. Thus reads the poetry of the moment, spraypainted on the side of a dumpster-barricade outside of Occupy Oakland in the hours before it was besieged by hundreds of cops and destroyed. A threat, a promise, but more than that the phrase means that what is happening here in Oakland is not just a ephemeral explosion, not just another one of the twice-yearly riots that passes through the city like a comet. No, it is part of a sequence. There are consequences to the things we do.