Occupy!: Scenes from Occupied America

Occupy!: Scenes from Occupied America

Sarah Leonard

within the fall of 2011, a small protest camp in downtown big apple exploded right into a international rebellion, sparked partially by means of the violent overreactions of the police. An unofficial list of this flow, Occupy! combines adrenalin-fueled first-hand bills 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 a number of the world’s best radical thinkers, similar to Slavoj Žižek, Angela Davis, and Rebecca Solnit.

The publication conveys the serious pleasure of these current on the start of a counterculture, whereas supplying the circulate with a major platform for debating ambitions, calls for, and strategies. Articles tackle the historical past of the “horizontalist” constitution at OWS; how one can continue a live-in going while there's a immense mountain of laundry increase; how very wealthy the very wealthy became; the messages and that 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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