Occupy Spawns A Pretty Cool (and Experiential) Accessory

I love this idea: a bandana designed specifically for protesting. 

The Guy Fawkes-inspired bandana can be worn half over or entirely over the face, giving a bit of anonymity to Occupy activists. The bandana also includes protest tips and phone numbers for legal aid and the ACLU. (That’s so freakin’ cool.)

According to the creator, Matthew Borgatti, the idea came from a very experiential place:

After seeing protests erupt all over the world I wanted to make something that could change the game a little. I want people to be able to protest with OWS without the risk of being fired for showing solidarity. I wanted to make something useful, portable, something that could make the biggest difference to the most people. I came up with this mask.

Bravo. Thanks to Laughing Squid for the blurb.

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