Occupy Melbourne brutal City Square eviction: 2 years on
It was a cool morning on October 21 2011 just a few minutes before 7am council worker came to distribute pre-printed notice to vacate leaflets. They got on their megaphone and the camp stirred. Drizzle started and the fences began to spring up around the camp. The rest is well documentation in a variety of places, the police violence the seizure and destruction of the entire camp, the marches down the streets being herded to trades hall.
The ‘about’ page has a good video if you have not seen it yet.
In the years that have followed some characters began to show their true colors, seizing the life and memory of OM for their own purposes to further their careers or line their pockets in other ways.
A court case that failed miserably. Muldoon
Media stunts that failed likewise. Carson & Scrase
An attempted erasure of what OM really was. Doyle
A white wash of it to claim it dead, largely by those who killed it. The retrospective- various
All of these parties seem to not understand you cant kill an idea, especially one whose time has come.
Posted on October 21, 2013, in Actions & protests, Carl Scrace, Education, Faketivists, History, Legal cases, Melbourne, Nick Carson Narcisstic Scumbag, Robert Doyle and tagged Anniversary. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.