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Is #OccupyWallStreet a "Church of Dissent"? (RELIGION IN AMERICAN HISTORY)

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Janine Giordano Drake

Last week, political blogger Matt Stroller penned an article about #OccupyWallStreet that I can't get off my mind. First, he introduced the movement as a groundswell of frustration. Said he,

...it’s obvious that this isn’t just about Wall Street, nor is it really a battle of any sort. There are political signs there attacking Fox News, expressing anger about Troy Davis, supporting the Iranian revolution, urging the Federal Reserve be reigned in, and demanding rich people pay their taxes. There are personal signs about debt, war, and medical problems. And people are dressed in costume, carrying lightsabers, ...

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