Update: Zizek on demands and tactics in the Occupy movement.

Corey Robin on why the Anarchist and the Libertarian don’t understand the transfer of political power-dynamics from the state to the private sphere, something I’ve mentioned before.

Why the End the Fed movement is bogus. A century ago, the Fed was what the 99% were demanding!

Nina Power against Work.

The historical contradictions of economics.

Dan writes up a poignant and hilarious mock-correspondence between Roman Citizens as if the early Christians were OWS protesters. Here’s a great excerpt for those with an evangelical background:

I would never follow a leader I could beat in a fight (something Senator Marcus Driscolius once said about those barbarians who were revolting up north under the authority of a woman).

– Lastly, chemical weapons being used on protesters in Libya Egypt Syria California: