One year after the nationwide Occupy protest movement stormed the nation's consciousness and placed income inequality at the center of the nation's political discourse, members of the local Occupy Baltimore chapter said they are still working for change in local communities.
Nate Allan sat on a four-legged stool, knees bent showing the tear in his gray skinny jeans, naked feet perched on the rungs of the stool. He leaned forward into the microphone. "Thanks guys for coming out today," he said to the handful of teens sitting on the metal bleachers in front of the stage set up at the Harford County Farm Fair in Bel Air. "It's real hot out here so I'm gonna make this my last song."
Whether class warfare is the rich taking advantage of the poor, as the Democrats paint the issue, or the poor enviously blaming the hard-working rich, as the Republicans like to define it, the stage is set for another rerun of the debate that has fueled both parties at least since the days of FDR's New Deal.