This one is for everybody: Matt Taibbi warms to #ows.
The other two items I’d like to call your attention to are more specifically about the USA.
Larry Lessig says that money in politics is the whole problem in America.
Ari Berman discusses evidence of organized vote suppression under the guise of security against vote fraud. P3 member Scott Brophy makes an impassioned argument to related effect: “The Next Big Thing: An Open Letter to Bill McKibben and Joe Romm About Why Every Environmentalist Should Occupy a Voting Booth”