Tue October 4, 2011
Occupy Wall Street: Where Everybody Has A Say In Everything
At Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan, where hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters are camped out, there's a big meeting every night at 7:00.
The protesters call it the General Assembly, and it's a meeting where every single person has a say in every single decision that gets made. For the protesters, this is a model society.
It's a model where it takes a really long time to make a decision — like, say, whether to buy more sleeping bags for the group.
I visited the park for a General Assembly earlier this week. Here's what I heard.