I’m on the road right now, so full posting will have to wait for later, but students and other activists are staging an occupation of the New York State Capitol building right now.
Modeled on the recent Wisconsin statehouse takeover, and protesting new (Democratic!) governor Andrew Cuomo’s state budget plan, the demonstration aims to occupy the capitol overnight … at least.
More soon. In the meantime check out the Twitter hashtag #WeAreNY for up-to-the-minute news.
Morning Update | The budget passed early this morning amid massive protests. Here’s a wrapup of the night’s events.