The other 99% continues to mobilize and stand its ground in Liberty Plaza in lower Manhattan. Last night the park was aglow with hundreds of supporters sitting in for the nightly 7 pm General Assembly meeting where decisions are hashed out, consensus-style. It’s rather stunning how orderly and peaceful this is.

And in the southwest corner of the park volunteer silk-screeners were set up making t-shirts on a donations basis. They say things like “I am the 99%” and “Occupy Wall Street” in bright red, green, and blue. I got a shirt done with a fist, in black ink, that says 99%, and a tiny little person in the corner labeled 1%. The mood is festive at times but not chaotic, upbeat and something like serious but not self-sacrificing or self-serious. And as far as I can tell the 8 pm quiet-time curfew is well respected.

Here are some signs seen last night…

And more of the silk-screeners doing their thing…

View of the General Assembly, around 7:30 pm…

And the World Trade Center going up at Ground Zero—the building on the left—sees all of this from its vantage point across the street…

Today’s schedule in the plaza:

5 pm Andrew Ross: Is Student Debt a Form of Indenture?
6 pm Jennifer Saunders: Teachers for Justice Now, Open Forum
7 pm General Assembly

Today is a rainy day here in New York, this is what Union Square looked like at 2 pm. I think it would be cool if the farmers relocated to Liberty Plaza in solidarity with the protestors, although I don’t know how they’d all fit…

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