The Festival of LIGHTS? How About the Festival of RIGHTS?
The 28ers' Impromptu Street Party @ Riverside's Annual Festival of Lights! **Featuring a Not-Asked Return of Matthew-the-Mad-Hatter**
We have now just run past the fifth anniversary of Occupy Wall Street on September 17, 2011. To remember the days of Occupy Riverside is to remember when activists called for a "Festival of Rights" during the "Festival of Lights." As holiday visitors gazed & glazed through the Christmas lights, our country had become all-the-more ransacked with problems. Whether it was police brutality, immigrant and reproductive rights, the repression of workers or any other social justice cause, Occupy offered a space to disrupt the status quo by reclaiming the commons.