Chris Longenecker, based in Manhattan, has been a full-time organizer, activist and facilitator with Occupy Wall Street since September 17. In late October, he traveled to occupations across the United States, conducting direct action, consensus and facilitation trainings. His work has appeared most recently in the Anarcho-Syndicalist Review and Occupy.com. Follow him on Twitter @CLongenecker.
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Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Why Occupy Needs Days of Action
As I sit in the New York City Police Department’s central booking, which has become my second home over the course of the last 48 hours, I’m reminded again why we keep mounting days of action and protest. Since last Saturday’s attempt to re-occupy Liberty Square , my role as an organizer in the Occupy movement feels more and more like it did back in the late fall.