Authored by A.J. Bauer

Introduction: Is This What Democracy Looks Like?

 This dossier takes its cue from one of the Occupy movement’s bedrock slogans, “This Is What Democracy Looks Like” (though the catchword was first nurtured, as were many Occupy paradigms, […]

This is What Democracy Feels Like: Tea Parties, Occupations and the Crisis of State Legitimacy

In January of 2012, NBC Politics hosted an online debate between three members of the Tea Party movement and three members of the Occupy movement. Moderated by MSNBC daytime anchor […]

The Question of Infrastructure: An Interview with Michael Ralph

Editor’s Note: This interview was conducted on October 3, 2012, mere weeks before Hurricane Sandy made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey, bringing with it a widespread infrastructural crisis the […]