Three Years After "Yes We Can"
Against The Current vol. 155

The Editors
http://www.solidarity-us.org//node/3424

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/11/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14085

No, he didn't. That’s the epitaph on the tombstone of liberal and left-wing hopes that greeted the historic election of Barack Obama in November 2008. Did anyone imagine then that the election itself, more than anything he’d do in office, would be the high point of the Obama presidency? Or that three years later, the power of “Yes we can” would be the eruption of Occupy Wall Street (OWS) spreading to one city after another — essentially nothing to do with President Obama?