At 6 p.m. tonight, The Shock Doctrine author Naomi Klein will speak at the Occupy Wall Street protest open forum.
Klein (pictured, via Ed Kashi) recently wrote about the protests: “This is not the time to be looking for ways to dismiss a nascent movement against the power of capital, but to do the opposite: to find ways to embrace it, support it and help it grow into its enormous potential. With so much at stake, cynicism is a luxury we simply cannot afford.”
Last night, hundreds of reported heavy police action in the wake of a massive march. To help you follow the breaking story, we’ve created a short but informative list of writers on Twitter covering the protest movement…
Laurie Penny: Writer, journalist, feminist, reprobate. Working mainly for the New Statesman. Tweets are in a personal capacity.
Anjali Mullany: Social Media Editor @NYDailyNews. I tweet here about stories that interest me + journalism & innovation. RTs & follows aren’t necessarily endorsements.
Ryan Devereaux: Journalist with Democracy Now! I have also contributed to The Nation, Salon, AlterNet, New America Media and The Indypendent. Views expressed are my own.allisonkilkenny
- Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz: 'As my mother always taught me, perfect is the enemy of good.'
- Andi Watson: 'Working hard and having fun hopefully go hand in hand...'
- Delilah S. Dawson: 'Let it get gross, let it get weird, and figure out later how far to take it...'
- Antonia Hodgson: 'Give yourself the space to daydream.'