There’s occupations and then there’s occupations. More than 3,500 families started squatting 12,000 hectares of arable land across the country in a massive coordinated movement on April 17, the International Peasant Day of Struggle. While police have evicted many since then, at least 7,000 hectares of land remained occupied by 1,500 families. Some 53 per cent of Hondurans live in the countryside and 72 per cent of rural families are below the poverty line. ¶
I crowdsourced a crowd scene for a May Day poster using Mechanical Turk, Facebook and Twitter friends inviting them to draw a robot holding up a sign. In just five days, I assembled a protest scene with 250 unique characters. It was great fun. Here are the results in color and black and white.
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