Others aren’t sure what they’ll do. “This is my life,” says McMonigle. “If it doesn’t work out, I’m probably gonna go live in a monastery. I can’t see myself going back to a regular life. My parents have asked me, ‘Do you think you can get a job out of this?’ That thought hasn’t even entered my mind. [Occupy Philly] is my full-time job.”
You may agree with Occupy Philly’s (albeit unclear at times) mission and goals. You may not. It doesn’t matter. Their anger is not going away. Which is why we think it’s time to reflect on the movement, one month in.