"A funny thing happened to the First Amendment on its way to the public forum. According to the Supreme Court, money is now speech and corporations are now people. But when real people without money assemble to express their dissatisfaction with the political consequences of this, they’re treated as public nuisances and evicted."

Former US labour secretary Robert Reich on the eviction of the Occupy movement in several cities. His conclusion: "Time to occupy our democracy".

Via robertreich.org