The day after the Peoples Climate March, I jumped on a Citibike and rode down to Battery Park, hoping to catch a glimpse of my hero, Naomi Klein, at the Flood Wall Street protest.
I got there too late to hear her - but the event was so fun, and so captivating, and so important, that I decided to stick around. (I drew the line, though, at risking arrest. This didn't seem like the right time or place for that.) I met Tim deChristopher, and got to experience the 'human mic' (a really cool legacy of the Occupy Wall Street movement - enabling large groups of people to hear one person without a microphone.)
I'd been wondering when, oh when, we were going to start getting some climate action protest music - and at Flood Wall Street I finally got to hear some! We sang two songs - both of them catchy and spiritual and easy to learn. Here's one of them: