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Monday, December 12, 2011

The Nation On the "Fracturing" of Occupy Wall Street: Depressing—But Required—Reading

Posted by Dan Savage on Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 1:45 PM

General assemblies and the consensus model empowers crazies and obstructionists. You can talk about the purity of the process, and about democracy being messy and painful, but eventually there's no one left in the room/at the GA who isn't either a batshit obstructionist-by-default or a malicious obstructionist-by-design. And then what?

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