Nathan Schneider was there when Occupy Wall Street was making headlines. He thinks it made a lasting contribution and a positive one. While many of the goals it set for itself have not been accomplished, perhaps people are more likely to get involved and less likely to accept policies that they disagree with. We won’t know for sure for several years, but many believe that the Occupy movements marked an important turning point for a generation of disaffected Americans who saw the American Dream vaporize before their eyes.
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