Author Archives: albertlannon

Striking A Spark

I have submitted the following as an op-ed article to the New York Times:   STRIKING THE SPARK             Just as Occupy Wall Street and related actions around the nation seemed to be stalling, the Oakland police attacked protesters and critically injured Scott Olsen, a two-tour Iraq veteran.   That has re-ignited the movement, and will, perhaps, be seen as the precipitating event that launches a generation of challenge and confrontation.  It’s happened before, many times, and the one percent never seem to learn.             During the summer of 1934 West … Continued