Occupying our Birthright?

December 1, 2011 by

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Up until 2011, the word “occupy” had two main connotations in the global lexicon: something that occupies one’s time (a job, a hobby etc…) or Military occupation, the martial control of a territory, a word especially controversial when discussing Israel’s current affairs and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The winds of social revolution blowing in the world, leveraged by massive use of social media, have transformed the collective consciousness about “occupy” into an act of protest, an effort to gain public attention, as a means of achieving change. To Full Post

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