unlike a traditional protest,...

unlike a traditional protest, which identifies the enemy and fights for a particular solution, Occupy Wall Street just sits there talking with itself, debating its own worth, recognizing its internal inconsistencies and then continuing on as if this were some sort of new normal. It models a new collectivism, picking up on the sustainable protest village of the movement’s Egyptian counterparts, with food, first aid, and a library
—Douglas Rushkoff identifies the decentralized, network-like aspects of OWS. Think Occupy Wall St. is a phase? You don’t get it - CNN.com

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