What I Wish I Had Said at the Occupy Wall Street Protest

Redemption does not come so easily, for no one can ever pay enough to live forever and never see the grave. Psalm 49:8-9 A couple of years ago, as I was walking through the financial district of New York, I encountered a large, boisterous group of people who had camped out in Zuccotti Park. Unintentionally, [Read More…]

Anti-Wall Street Fervor on College Campuses Reflects a Lack of Vision

In a recent edition of the New York Times I read an article that I found both fascinating and disturbing. In “At Top Colleges, Anti-Wall St. Fervor Complicates Recruiting,” Kevin Roose describes the efforts of students in the Occupy Wall Street movement to keep their fellow students from interviewing for jobs in banking and finance. [Read More…]

Occupy Wall Street Protests Don’t Have a Song

James C. McKinley, Jr. recently wrote a thought-provoking piece in the New York Times. In “At the Protests, the Message Lacks a Melody,” McKinley contrasts the current Occupy Wall Street protests with their ancestors. His article begins: “Every successful movement has a soundtrack,” the songwriter Tom Morello told reporters after he had tried to fire [Read More…]