Video of the Day: Anarchism at Work

Posted by Michael Happy - November 1, 2011

Here is video demonstrating debating and voting procedures of an OWS general assembly, right down to the hand gestures used by the crowd to indicate various degrees of consent or lack of it. The statutory prohibition on the public use of megaphones facilitates the participation required for the “human microphone.” The crude filter of mainstream media takes all of this fine detail out.

If you haven’t seen it already, you can read an excellent on-site report from Zucotti Park in the New York Review of Books.

A complete compilation of Frye’s references to anarchism in the Collected Works goes up on Thursday.

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