Occupy's predicament: the moment and the prospects for the movement.

  title={Occupy's predicament: the moment and the prospects for the movement.},
  author={Todd Gitlin},
  journal={The British journal of sociology},
  volume={64 1},
  • Todd Gitlin
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The British journal of sociology
Occupy Wall Street has stalled in its attempt to make a transition from a moment to a movement. It had a sizable impact upon the presidential election, driving America's political centre of gravity toward the left, but has been unable or unwilling to evolve beyond its original core into a 'full-service movement' that welcomes contributions from a wide range of activists at varying levels of commitment and skill and plausibly campaigns for substantial reforms. In contrast to earlier American… Expand
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