Occupy Boston Rises In Solidarity with Occupy Wall Street. While the Moral Imperative addressed by the Occupation Movement is embedded in the living world, the 'historical' origination is largely inspired by the social movements of the Arab Spring, in turn literally sparked by Mohammed Bouazizi's self-immolation. The Occupation Movement employs a direct democracy, in the aim of Equalizing the power of individual voices. This method of governance establishes Sovereignty within the People rather than an Invented authority. By the Refusal to wrench Sovereignty away from the People, the Movement effectively side-steps the potential for authoritative abuse.
Why We Occupy
- Whereas We Perceive that the Current Socioeconomic System is Unequal and Oppressive; systematically Awarding Power and Influence To the Rich