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Re: <nettime> A Movement Without Demands?
Dean, Jodi on Mon, 9 Jan 2012 23:50:36 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> A Movement Without Demands?


Michael,

You misrepresent what I said. I said:  "the poorest places in the US don't have active occupations going on".  I didn't say the movement isn't found in poor communities. Elsewhere
in the same post I mentioned Oakland's ongoing occupation explicitly. 

I disagree with your point regarding prescriptions, but maybe it hinges on the word choice. I think that being part of a movement is contributing to the direction one 
wants it to go in. This is part of political engagement--arguing for and trying to help produce the change one wants to see. If, as you say, anyone who takes the slogan
of the 99% to heart is part of the movement, then anyone can argue for what they want the movement to be and do.

On the writing, I disagree with your claim that most in the movement couldn't understand it. And I disagree with the implication that everything written within the movement
has to be written at an extremely low level. There's room for lots of different kinds of writing and expression. 

Jodi

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I have several comments on this discussion.
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