Occupy 2.0

The fringe movement gets a professional makeover

Grungy 20-somethings full of scorn for America's financial system but unable to articulate a concrete vision for reform--that's the image most associated with Occupy Wall Street, which launched a series of anti-Establishment demonstrations around the globe in 2011. But less than a year after the last protester was removed from New York City's Zuccotti Park, the movement has re-emerged as a series of laser-focused advocacy groups that, loosely organized under the Occupy umbrella, are trying to effect change in a variety of sectors, financial and otherwise. Led in part by former Wall Streeters, these groups might still promote radical ideas (Occupy...

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