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Madagascar: The Birthplace of the “Occupy Wall Street” Philosophy ?

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, Ideas, International Relations, Politics, Protest

Dan Berrett argues [1] in the Chronicle of Higher Education that the ” Occupy Wall Street's most defining characteristics—its decentralized nature and its intensive process of participatory, consensus-based decision-making—are rooted in other precincts of academe and activism: in the scholarship of anarchism and, specifically, in an ethnography of central Madagascar”.