Author

Daniel Murray

Daniel Murray is a PhD Candidate in the Program in Modern Thought & Literature at Stanford University. He lives in Oakland, CA with his partner and daughter, where he is active in the food justice and radical democracy movements. Contact: ddmurray@stanford.edu

Prefiguration or Actualization? Radical Democracy and Counter-Institution in the Occupy Movement

Comparing Occupy Wall Street and an outgrowth of the movement in the SF Bay Area called Occupy the Farm, participant-researcher Daniel Murray argues that the movement for radical democracy must do more than create spaces for discourse and dissent. It must be a movement of democratic counter-institutions.