The institutional structures that led to the 2008 economic crisis remain largely in place and many of the people most responsible maintain positions of power.
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The occupy movement was always simultaneously a virtual movement and a physical movement built by bodies in real-time and space.
Now that we have reached the milestone of the two-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement and it shows no signs of diminishing, I have taken it upon myself to offer some advice.
For Christians, supporting the Occupy America protests should be clear-cut. The protesters are lifting up principles of compassion, justice and love. These principles are central to the Christian faith.
But what this irreligious, apathetic stance toward religion and the religious doesn't account for is the fact that we live in a world where many people do think and do care about religion -- a lot.
Occupy America, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Chicago... I hope this is what I think it is: a movement that won't go away.
Truth must be spoken to power. Eventually, all change starts there, by ignoring the odds and the threat of punishment, by standing up and saying "I accuse you of injustice."
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