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Transatlantic Left Voices

The Successes and Shortcomings of Occupy, 10 Years Later

In September 2021, organizers marked the 10-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. For some, Occupy represents an important milestone that warrants celebration, for others, this anniversary elicited a sigh and an eyeroll, with Occupy serving as a reminder of a period they are glad to have moved beyond. Some people think Occupy’s impact has been […]

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Transatlantic Left Voices

The Legacy of Occupy 10 Years Later

This September marks the 10-year anniversary of the start of Occupy Wall Street. We have since seen the roots that took hold in Zuccotti Park continue to flourish in new and powerful ways, and the enduring legacy of Occupy is worth a closer look. As such, we enlisted the analysis of several leading podcasts within the American Left to undertake this task of exploring the impacts—and shortcomings—of Occupy.

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A Brief History of Occupy Wall Street

In Lower Manhattan, in a small plaza called Zuccotti Park, Occupy Wall Street was born in September of 2011. While the first Occupiers had originally come to protest Wall Street, once the actual occupation began their game plan was not entirely clear. What were their goals and how would they pursue them? In spite of […]

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