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The fragility of the occupy movement

From Inventing the Future, by Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams, Loc 674-694:

Without the central focus of the occupied spaces, the movement dispersed and fragmented. Ultimately, the organisational form of these movements could not overcome the problems of scalability and construct a form of persistent power capable of effectively resisting the inevitable reaction from the state. What may work quite well on one scale –perhaps up to a hundred people –becomes increasingly difficult to operate effectively when extended beyond that.

Categories: Fragile Movements and Their Politics Cultures

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