Interesting point of view on the Occupy Wall Street movement...
My conclusion is that politicians (especially the Republican variety in all its weird manifestations) do not cannot understand this phenomenon.
The general population surely does not know—or care about—the intellectual origins of the protests. Nevertheless, Ana points out that a slight majority do sympathize with them.
It has surprised me for many years that more people have not reacted to growingly harsh conditions.
NB. I realize that the title is not a word. I made it up, because the sentiment works. The roots of the current movement's scope may dwell in anarchy, but I don't think that these people are anarchists. They are airing legitimate complaints about a society gone awry.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.