• Sociology
  • Published 2011

On playing by the rules: the strange success of #OccupyWallStreet

@inproceedings{Graeber2011OnPB,
  title={On playing by the rules: the strange success of #OccupyWallStreet},
  author={David A. Graeber},
  year={2011}
}
On August 2, I showed up at a 7 PM meeting at Bowling Green, that a Greek anarchist friend, who I’d met at a recent activist get together at 16 Beaver Street, had told me was meant to plan some kind of action on Wall Street in mid-September. At the time I was only vaguely aware of the background: that a month before, the Canadian magazine Adbusters had put out the call to “Occupy Wall Street”, but had really just floated the idea on the internet, along with some very compelling graphics, to see… CONTINUE READING

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