Tuesday, Aug 26, 2008, 3:09 pm
“This is America! - What are you doing?”
Police said the protesters disrupted traffic, according to this AP story. Hard to say. They do seem to have committed the capital crime of leaving an Orwellian designated protest zone.
Jeremy Gantz is a contributing editor at the magazine. He is the editor of The Age of Inequality: Corporate America's War on Working People (2017, Verso), and was the Web/Associate Editor of In These Times from 2008 to 2012. A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, he worked as a reporter for The Cambodia Daily in 2007. After graduating from Carleton College in 2004, he lived in Sri Lanka on a Fulbright scholarship, studying the intersection of ethnic politics and public education. His articles have also appeared in Chicago-area newspapers, Alternet and the Onion’s A.V. Club.