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Tranströmer’s Contribution to the We Are the 99 Percent Movement

The buildings of capital, the hives of the killer bees, honey for the few.
He served there. But in a dark tunnel he unfolded his wings
and flew when no one was looking. He had to live his life again.

— from The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems, translated by Robin Fulton


Protesters Arrested on Brooklyn Bridge

A Long-distance Dedication for Wall Street

The number ninety-nine has a new valence. Maybe the Wall Street CEOs will try to have the song banned.