There is a park in downtown Toronto called St. James Park.
This week it is filled with “campers.”
Colourful, domed vinyl tents crowd next to each other in the mud.
The campers are cold because there is no heat at night, there is no electricity, and winter is coming. But they persist.
Why are they there? They are camping in St. James Park in Toronto for the same reason they are camping in Zuccotti Park in New York, or outside St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, England.
For the same reason people are camping in 80 other cities around the globe.
It is a protest.