The Occupy Movement can take some pages from earlier movement struggles for civil rights and social justice.
“If the movement continues deliberately to not select who shall exercise power, it does not thereby abolish power. All it does is abdicate the right to demand that those who do exercise power and influence be responsible for it. If the movement continues to keep power as diffuse as possible because it knows it cannot demand responsibility from those who have it, it does prevent any group or person from totally dominating. But it simultaneously insures that the movement is as ineffective as possible. Some middle ground between domination and ineffectiveness can and must be found.”
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THE TYRANNY of STRUCTURELESSNESS
by Jo Freeman aka Joreen
Jo Freeman (Wikipedia)