Mississippi: Right-Wing, White and Poor
By Olivier Cyran; June 22, 2012 – Znet
Source: Le Monde Diplomatique
The US and Confederate flags fly side by side over the National Guard building in Jackson, Mississippi. According to Lindsey Lemmons who works there, that patriotic institution is appreciated by all, “unlike the Jackson police”. Lemmons, who is white, and describes herself as “fairly traditional”, jogs every morning with a handgun in her pocket — not your typical anti-capitalist protester. Yet she is a member of Occupy Jackson, the local chapter of Occupy Wall Street (OWS).
Last autumn, she and 20 others camped on-and-off
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