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Occupy No Longer in Headlines But Activism Continues Nationwide | The Real News

occupy-aliveJAY: So the media’s filled with this. Occupy fizzled out. Occupy didn’t go anywhere. And they’re kind of back to just covering two-party politics. But you have a different story to tell.

SWANSON: Well, to some extent that’s true, and to some extent it’s self-fulfilling, as the media created it as a national movement and then killed it off. But it didn’t die. It’s still there. And when I travel around the country and I participate in events, people are still organized as Occupy. There’s Occupy Dallas and Occupy every city you go to as a way that people are still connected and organizing to do the same sorts of actions and new kinds of actions. And activism, whether it’s part of Occupy or not, is very much alive and well in this country, little though it may be noted in the corporate media.

JAY: So what’s some examples of what’s been going on?

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