Todd Gitlin is a professor of journalism and sociology at Columbia University and author of the e-book Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street, also published in an expanded edition by HarperCollins.
Published in: Home: OpinionAmerica 2020: an interim report from the slough of anxiety
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