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welcome to the promised land

Garance Franke-Ruta compiles a series of photos and videos from the Occupy movement:

Too Much Violence and Pepper Spray at the OWS Protests: The Videos and Pictures

The list feels endless. UC Davis, Portland, Seattle, Berkeley, New York, Denver, and Oakland, and Oakland, and Oakland, and Oakland, and and Oakland.

It is hard to look at this kind of attack and think this is how we do things in America.

And yet it is all too American. America has a very long history of protests that meet with excessive or violent response, most vividly recorded in the second half of the 20th century.