Social Media Chimps was out in Manhattan all day yesterday covering Occupy Wall Street’s May Day General Strike, and we’re currently compiling videos and photos to accompany a longform written piece on the day’s actions, which should be available tomorrow. … [Read more...] about Occupy Guitarmy Sings “One Guitar” Before March to Union Square
As protesters across the United States take part in today’s May Day General Strike, we at Social Media Chimps thought we’d take a look at the relationship between Occupy Wall Street and the Arab Spring. In the above video, Yale sociology professor Jeffrey Alexander talks about revolution in today’s social media universe. Alexander, author of “Performative Revolution in Egypt,” … [Read more...] about Tahrir Square and Zuccotti Park — Did One Lead to the Other?