“No way,” he said. “In the format of a monthly—what we’ve been doing, I think, we’ve followed a formula for a year. I think we’re probably going to change that formula in 2014.”
None of the protesters were open about what changing the formula for 2014 necessarily meant, but they all agreed that a change was probably happening.
“I think that Mr. Goldberg is going to have his hands full because we’re not going to stop organizing,” said Maria. “And we’re not going to stop going to the park … so they better budget for extra resources this year because we’re not going to let up. And although our friend will not be allowed to be there, I’m certainly allowed to be there, you’re certainly allowed to be there, and we’re all going to continue. Whether it’s in the national historic park, whether it’s in Harrisburg, whether it’s in Trenton or the District of Columbia, we’ll assert our rights to change these unfair laws.”
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