We are the One Percent.The One in One Hundred.We are not rich, and we are not privileged. Not in a way the 99% understand, anyway.We are the families of children with autism.Most of the time, you may not notice us. Our kids' disabilities are often invisible. They look just like any other kid. Maybe even a little like your kid.But you might not notice us for other reasons too.You might not see us at the park, because we are afraid that our children will run away, that even one second of distraction could end in tragedy....more
Philip Oje, 26, is precisely the kind of radical every societal revolution desires. Young, earnest and idealistic, Oje joined Occupy San Francisco on September 30, 2011. He wants nothing less than to totally change the world.
"Ideally, I'd love to see a money-less society," he confesses, grinning. I chuckle at this, but he's not joking. "Everything needs to change," he says. "We're trying to do something that has never been done before -- what we're doing has never been done in the entire history of humanity!"