Awesome

by
Abby Zimet

A dazzling lightshow manifesto splashed across the Verizon building last night as thousands of Occupy Wall Streeters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge. Interview and some great stories with its masterful creator here.

"I can't charge you money. This is for the people." - Denise Vega, the  projects-born, single working mom of three from whose 16th-floor, low-income apartment the signals originated.

Another, longer version.

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news site. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Simply Won't Exist.

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