On Smashing Laptops, Trashing Books, and (Badly) Losing the Moral Battle

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Abby Zimet

Here's how the laptops confiscated from Zuccotti Park mysteriously ended up looking when found at New York's Sanitation Department. And the People's Library, re-constituted after the eviction, has again been destroyed by police. Wow: Bloomberg should be booked too. Then again: Here, at UC Davis and elsewhere, the perpetrators' spin crumbles and they lose the moral battle in the face of omnipresent cameras.

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