The Occupy Spring: Marina Sitrin
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Will we see new forms of democracy emerge from the movements in Egypt, Spain, New York City and elsewhere?

In this video, Marina Sitrin, a postdoctoral fellow specializing in global mass movements, says that the very state of democracy has come into question across the globe: “People are saying we don’t feel represented by these systems that allegedly represent us, so we’re going to go out and take over parks and take over plazas and be together, [and] create a different form of democracy.” For more, read Sitrin’s article in this week’s special issue.

Erin Schikowski