“Occupy triggered a model in a way that gave people an understanding of how communities could be built in a different way. And it did it by calling to the imagination as opposed to calling to the older sense of how you organize in politics. I think Occupy was a breakthrough in cultural organizing. And I think what’s needed now is for these vast new networks to be able to work with an eye and an understanding and a depth of clarity around cultural strategy.”
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