People of Northwest Public Radio
Around the Nation
Thu May 3, 2012
OWS: A Case Study In Social Movements
Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 11:16 am
On May Day, the Occupy Wall Street movement re-emerged to try to reestablish its message and place in the national conversation. Thousands marched in New York City, Oakland and other cities, then quickly faded from national view. Guests consider what sustains social movements, and why some fail.