Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street

Todd Gitlin


“[A] a lot wanted book…a compelling portrait of the Occupy movement…that capture[s] the spirit of the folks concerned, the main issue that gave Occupy start, and the potential for real switch it represents.”
—Eric Foner, writer of The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

The Occupy Wall road flow arose out of a common wish of normal americans to alter a political approach within which the moneyed “1%” of the country controls the workings of the govt. In Occupy Nation, social historian Todd Gitlin—a former chief of the scholars for a Democratic Society (SDS) who stood on the leading edge of the start of the hot Left and the scholar protests of the Nineteen Sixties and ’70s—offers a special assessment of 1 of the main swiftly becoming but misunderstood social revolutions in glossy heritage. Occupy Nation is a concise and incisive examine the Occupy stream at its pivotal second, because it weighs its unforeseen strength and grapples with its destiny mission.

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