Occupy!: Scenes from Occupied America

Occupy!: Scenes from Occupied America

Sarah Leonard

within the fall of 2011, a small protest camp in downtown ny exploded right into a worldwide rebellion, sparked partially via the violent overreactions of the police. An unofficial list of this circulation, Occupy! combines adrenalin-fueled first-hand money owed of the early days and weeks of Occupy Wall road with contentious debates and considerate reflections, that includes the editors and writers of the distinguished n+1, in addition to many of the world’s best radical thinkers, reminiscent of Slavoj Žižek, Angela Davis, and Rebecca Solnit.

The ebook conveys the serious pleasure of these current on the delivery of a counterculture, whereas supplying the stream with a significant platform for debating targets, calls for, and strategies. Articles handle the historical past of the “horizontalist” constitution at OWS; tips to retain a live-in going while there's a immense mountain of laundry build up; how very wealthy the very wealthy became; the messages and which means of the “We are the 99%” tumblr web site; occupations in Oakland, Boston, Atlanta, and in different places; what occurs subsequent; and masses extra.

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