Wednesday, November 30th
After my brief visit to Occupy Tacoma, I drove another half hour south to Olympia. Someone at Occupy Tacoma had told me to go to the Capitol building from where I’d see the camp. I did that, parking near a grassy area where a large labor rally had apparently taken place earlier that morning. One of the people helping tear down the stage directed me northward to a path to the camp. Turns out Occupy Olympia’s camp is more than a stone’s throw, so I drove around, but not before taking a look at what was happening on the Capitol building steps.
While I was told later that there probably had been people inside, the scene on the steps was quiet. Continue reading