Occupying Campus Space
Difference between Zuccotti Park before and after:
clusters — lost something really big. Mood different. People sitting alone.
Removal of Protestors from Zuccotti Park:
Analysis of video:
Music: Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” – description of NYC as happy vs. violence. If you can make it in NYC. If you can make the protest work in NYC, you can make it work anywhere. Open to public
Video: the police occupying the park. everywhere. imposing force surrounding entire park
Last image: ironic — planting flag meant to represent freedom, but police officer attacks him not just for planting flag but for what planting the flag represents
Shows hostility of police office officers to protestors
Rhetoric: shows protestors as peaceful, officers as excessively aggressive. Milk washing
Are individual officers at fault? Chain of command
How far are officers willing to go?
Berkeley Protest: does the appearance of riot patrols at protests incite violence?
What is being accomplished here?
Feelings of officers — frustrations