Some say Occupy Wall Street did nothing. It changed us more than we think
- November 15, 2021
- David Meyer, sociology, TIME and Yahoo News, Nov. 15, 2021
A messy, motley, and spirited demonstration, Occupy [Wall Street] started as a march of some 2,000 people in lower Manhattan that mushroomed to approximately 1,000 similar protests across the country. It seized enough media coverage to appear like a moment in the making, as it amplified outrage over America’s skewed distribution of wealth and opportunity. … “When mainstream media, politicians and people milling at the water cooler are talking about political and economic inequality, the Occupiers are winning,” wrote University of California, Irvine [sociology] professor David S. Meyer at the time.
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