From the Chicago Tribune:
The range of causes embraced by Occupy Chicago and similar groups in other cities can be confusing to outsiders, but the groups are often simply trying to find causes that will generate the most attention and support, said David Meyer, a sociology professor at the University of California at Irvine. "When it's working for Occupy, they're all broadly under this banner of rectifying inequality," Meyer said. "There's a lot of experimentation that's going on."

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