How Occupy Changed The National Conversation In 2011


We asked, and you voted. Your favorite game-changing progressive moment of 2011 is Occupy Wall Street!

See how occupiers have raised awareness about income inequality in the national media:

Altering mainstream political discourse, influencing Time’s decision to choose “The Protester” as the Person of the Year, and spreading to 82 countries is definitely game-changing, right?

Video found on LanceBaxter’s YouTube channel; chart found on The Maddow Blog. Originally submitted by volunteer editors Mark H and Mary H.

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