Gallery: Understanding Occupy Wall Street as an Ecosystem With SPURSE &...

Image © Amanda Silvana Coen for Inhabitat
Rather than a definable movement that can be categorized or clearly explained, OWS challenges current systemic structures by providing an alternative model that almost has to be personally experienced to fully grasp its power. The commons are offered as a way to step out of the consumer model where food, education and politics have been turned into goods to be bought and sold.

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  1. Gil Lopez October 12, 2011 at 7:17 am
    What a wonderfully insightful and concise depiction of OWS & spurse. I really enjoyed reading this. Thanks!
  2. Carolyn Moen October 11, 2011 at 4:30 pm
    I agree, this is an inspirational model. Thank You Amanda for your knowledge.