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Wall Street Protestors, Occupying Till Whenever– NYT headline

The “Occupy Wall St.” model has done what many have tried and failed, it has pushed past the apathy and created a venue for possibility. In cities and towns across the country people are finding one another in situations few ever dared to venture into before. Meetings are being held, food shared and ideas discussed. But as one participant put it – “The fuzzy ultra-left ideal about forging new kinds of relationships through struggle and finding each other and such cant just be about meeting in space and time, otherwise we could start a bowling league and be done with it. What the gatherings themselves lack is a coherent substance, a sense of self-understanding. Towards this end, we raise the following questions.