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What Occupy Wall Street Learned from the Tea Party

This appears in the Washington Post’s Sunday Outlook Section. [I’m fascinated by the range of responses in the comment section.] The Occupy Wall Street movement, three weeks strong and gaining momentum, reminds us that tea partyers aren’t the only people … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Occupied Wall Street

Some of the demonstrators who promised to stay at the protest on Wall Street until their one demand was answered nearly two weeks ago are still there.  Several dozen are camping out in Zuccotti Park, a private park nearby, and … Continue reading

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