It can happen to you: Author Naomi Wolf arrested on sidewalk

An Occupy image from NYC

Naomi Wolf is a feminist author. She was attending an event honoring New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. When she saw demonstrators out front, protesting Cuomo’s objection to a NY millionaire’s tax, she joined with them. Then, she was arrested. The Guardian UK has the story in Naomi Wolf’s own words:

(excerpt from) Guardian UK
Naomi Wolf: how I was arrested at Occupy Wall Street

Arresting a middle-aged writer in an evening gown for peaceable conduct is a far cry from when America was a free republic

Last night I was arrested in my home town, outside an event to which I had been invited, for standing lawfully on the sidewalk in an evening gown…

Please read the whole article: here. It has wise words about permits, megaphones and illegal detentions.

One Response

  1. The governance in every country is now in advance state of decay. The failure of governance to address the current critical issues have already produced catastrophic consequences. People in every country are incredibly anxious, insecure even of their immediate tomorrows. Now we are experiencing a major global paradigm shift and it is still unfolding. Will it redefine us psychologically and socially?
    – Nalliah Thayabharan

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