As Occupy Wall Street Expands, Tensions Mount Over Structure |

From the beginning, Occupy Wall Street has been committed to direct democracy. Anyone can participate in the General Assembly, the movement’s main decision making body, by offering ideas or questioning other peoples’ proposals. But that model is coming under strain as the still-nascent movement becomes more organized and maps a way forward. Read more…

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