Unhappy Campers

THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT & THE ELECTION

Nearly a year after it began, Occupy Wall Street (OWS), which quickly turned into the larger Occupy movement, continues to confound the media in ways small and large. In some early reports it came off as little more than a festival for the counterculture. Soon some observers feared—while others hoped—it was a rehearsal for some kind of revolution.

The revolutionary impulse was fueled by a few outrageous numbers. Twenty-five hedge-fund...

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About the Author

Frank Pasquale is Schering-Plough Professor in Health Care Regulation and Enforcement at Seton Hall Law School and an affiliate fellow at the Yale Information Society Project.