Isn’t it kind of hard to strike when you’re a poor, indebted college student who can’t find a job? Just sayin’.
Rumors have been flying for a week that the Occupy protesters will be launching a nationwide general strike. We have been biting our tongue waiting for a formal decision.
Mother Jones tweets:
From our reporter at
#occupyoakland General Assembly just now MT @timmcdonnell: General strike passes with 1184 votes of approval
STRIKE APPROVED FOR NEXT WEDNESDAY! GENERAL STRIKE FIRST TIME IN THE USA SINCE 1946!
The image of whatever unrest these folks can generate in the streets really doesn’t help Obama very much. He’s morphing into a combination of Jimmy “Malaise” Carter and Lyndon Johnson.