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    11.01.11 Professor Jonathan Askin Compares Occupy Wall Street Movement to Digital Startups
    Jonathan Askin

    In an op-ed for the Huffington Post, Professor Jonathan Askin defends the fluid and catch-all message of the Occupy Wall Street movement, comparing it to the modern format of digital startups. He explains the importance of "pivoting," where startup companies must reinvent themselves quickly and efficiently to satisfy the needs of consumers. Similarly, he argues that Occupy Wall Street is "like an online platform built for public discourse, [where] the content of the forum is not as important as building the functional platform... The content and substantive issues are transitory, but the platform and process reform issues are sustainable."

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