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Occupy

The movement, Rowe said, “stands for everything I believe in. I’m exhausted. I got rained on. I was cold, but I can’t seem to pull myself away.” –Patrick Rowe, 48, a carpenter from New Jersey who joined the movement after … Continue reading

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American Don’t Rebel

How do you break through the inertia, fear of embarrassment, isolation and aversion to doing anything different that surrounds most middle-class Americans like a moat? –Gary Kamiya on the needed ad campaign to swell the ranks of Occupy Wall Street, … Continue reading

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Narcissistic Chic

The neohipster is a grotesque perversion of the original. If he fetishizes and hybridizes the cultural costumes of old hip—borrowing from the Beat poet, the jazzman, the rapper, the skater, the punk—it is only as a mockery of authentic anti-authoritarian … Continue reading

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