Common Sense: Occupation, Assembly, and the Future of Liberty by Dan Hind
Approx. 17,050 words.
Published on April 21, 2012.
The occupations of 2011 challenged a governing consensus that has lost credibility yet clings to power. This year we will either create a new basis for our shared life, or we will settle back into the old, dispiriting fictions. The same people who told us that they understood economics told us we could not hope to change things. They were wrong on both counts.
What we choose now matters.