PRINCETON, NJ -- Less than half of Americans express an opinion about either the Occupy Wall Street movement's goals or the way it has conducted its protests. Those with an opinion are more likely to approve than disapprove. The results are based on an Oct. 15-16 USA Today /Gallup poll. Most Americans Uncertain About "Occupy Wall Street" Goals
What the Occupy protests tell us about the limits of democracy “This meeting was called for a reason!” (This meeting was called for a reason!) “We know that you are there!” (We know that you are there!)
Anne Applebaum » Blog Archive » Who Elected the Anti-Capitalist Convergence? I admit that up until recently I’ve had trouble taking seriously the violent protesters and tear-gas throwers who nowadays show up whenever a meeting of one of our great globalizing, multilateral institutions takes place. Mostly, I am highly suspicious of the fact that they only seem to appear in large numbers when the multilateral meeting in question is taking place somewhere cool. Angry protesters showed up at the WTO meeting in Seattle, home of Starbucks. Why were there none at a subsequent WTO meeting in Frankfurt?
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