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Occupy Wall Street, Mass Media and Progressive Change in the Tea Party Era

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Occupy Wall Street represents one of those rare opportunities where the Democratic Party and the state-reliant mass media claim to be sympathetic towards its rhetoric and demands. This, no doubt, is due to the electoral value that OWS retains for Democratsseeking to get re-elected next year. The challenge for the left will be to continue to garner sympathetic media coverage and attention, while also finding ways to propose a specific policy platform that represents a challenge to Obama's corporatist, pro-Wall Street agenda.

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