Occupy Wall Street was full of proto-revolutionary fervor at its founding, with a mission statement that opened:
As we gather together in solidarity to express a feeling of mass injustice, we must not lose sight of what brought us together. We write so that all people who feel wronged by the corporate forces of the world can know that we are your allies.
And, then, so on and so forth with the usual stuff about how the corporations:
… have taken bailouts from taxpayers with impunity, and continue to give Executives exorbitant bonuses.
… deliberately declined to recall faulty products endangering lives in pursuit of profit.
They purposefully keep people misinformed and fearful through their control of the media.
But all glory is fleeting and after a good run, OSW is pretty much gone but not forgotten. Not by Walmart anyway, which is offering for $42.75, a poster print with the title:
Occupy Wall Street at Zuccotti Park, Lower Manhattan, Manhattan, New York City, New York State
Order now and, since the corporations rip you off for everything, don’t forget to add $5.49 for shipping.