An Agenda for the Occupiers?

One of the gripes, cautions, criticisms of the emergence of a movement of Occupiers is the lack of a coherent agenda.  (I’ve also made these points.)

But take a look at We are the 99 percent

http://wearethe99percent.tumblr.com/

and see if you don’t think there’s a common agenda underneath the stories.

People report on unemployment and underemployment, student and housing debt, health care and insurance woes, and a general frustration with their perceived lack of political influence.

 

At this moment, there are 49 web pages of photos and personal stories.

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About David S. Meyer

Author and professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine
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