Occupy Wall Street Marks the Latest Street Action against Capitalism

Occupy Wall Street Marks the Latest Street Action against Capitalism
Ben Agger
illuminates connections between the OWS movement and “historical models of ground-up social change and civic activism,” from the civil rights movement to the women’s movement to anarcho-syndicalism. Understanding OWS means being informed about a “long tradition of left/anti-authoritarian opposition and organizing,” which can be traced back even to Karl Marx’s early writings and their “philosophical humanism [that] prizes protean, free-form, anti-authoritarian institutional forms.” Read the article…

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