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They Can't Represent Us!: Reinventing Democracy From Greece To Occupy

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Mass protest movements in disparate places such as Greece, Argentina, and the United States ultimately share an agenda—to raise the question of what democracy should mean. These horizontalist movements, including Occupy, exercise and claim participatory democracy as the ground of revolutionary social change today.

Written by two international activist intellectuals and base
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ebook, 192 pages
Published June 3rd 2014 by Verso (first published January 1st 2014)
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Kevin
May 30, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Having recently gotten involved in left-wing political organizing, this book provided me with a lot of interesting insights that I hope to share with my group. I really enjoyed the authors' critique of liberal democracy, a system designed to provide capitalist exploitation with a veneer of popular legitimacy while preventing most of the population from actually exercising power. On the downside, I found many of the interview sections repetitive and had trouble getting myself to actually finish t ...more
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Jul 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Three or four years ago, it seemed like revolt was (to borrow Paul Mason's phrase) kicking off everywhere. Today, revolt continues, even if it lacks the spectacular scenery of places like Tahir, Zuccotti Park, and Puerto de Sol. "“There is a growing global movement of refusal—and simultaneously, in that refusal, a movement of creation. Millions are shouting “No!” as they manifest alternatives to what is being refused," Marina Sitrin and Dario Azzellini write in the opening pages of their new boo ...more
Terry Pearce
There was some good stuff in here and I really wanted to like it, but the language was too academic and theoretical for me personally.
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