Occupying Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that Changed America

Occupying Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that Changed America

"An crucial and inspiring on-the-ground account of the way oxygen all of sudden and miraculously flooded again into the yankee brain."—Jonathan Lethem

"[Occupying Wall Street] runs via OWS' beginnings and gives a desirable examine how Zucotti Park functioned, the disagreements and problems in operating the group, and comprises first-hand money owed of a few of its so much dramatic moments. half keepsake, half how-to consultant, this can be a notable and specified book."—The Huffington Post

For months q4, Zuccotti Park used to be the location of a unprecedented political motion. domestic to the loads of anti-capitalist protestors, the park grew to become a communion of sharing and consensus within the center of a fortress outlined by way of greed and oligarchy.

In the early hours of Tuesday, November 15, the occupiers' camp was once destroyed whilst police swept unexpectedly into the sq.. but when the career at Zuccotti was once destroyed that evening, the move it spawned throughout the United States has simply simply begun.

Occupying Wall highway draws on wide interviews with those that took half within the motion to deliver an inside-the-square background to lifestyles. In a vibrant narrative, the major occasions of the career are defined, and woven all through are tales of everyday life within the sq. concentrating on how the kitchen, library, media middle, clean-up, medical institution, and basic meeting functioned, all within the phrases of the folks who have been there.

Writers for the ninety nine% is a bunch of writers and researchers lively in aiding Occupy Wall road who got here jointly to create this book.

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