For those of you who don’t live in New York (or New Yorkers who just haven’t had time to visit Zuccotti Plaza), the national hub for Occupy Wall Street probably holds a certain mystique. Is it a functioning anti-capitalist commune blocks away from the center of the global financial system? Or is it a bunch of unemployed kids?
The best way to understand OWS might be to compare it with the 99.9999% of the country that remains unoccupied. (For now.)