From Global Dispossession to Local Repossession: Towards a Worldly Cultural Geography of Occupy Activism

@inproceedings{Sparke2013FromGD,
  title={From Global Dispossession to Local Repossession: Towards a Worldly Cultural Geography of Occupy Activism},
  author={Matthew Sparke},
  year={2013}
}
Occupy Wall Street (OWS) activism in 2011 suddenly tied global cities associated with the boom times of financial globalization and a world of discontent linked to global dispossession. Doing so most novelly within the affluent urban control centers and partially privatized public spaces of American capitalism, the direct action of the OWS encampments and associated protests also made a global capitalist class – the so-called 1 percent – a new focus for global critique. As Naomi Klein explained… CONTINUE READING

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