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Amy C. Offner

11 November 2011

The 2001 sit-in by the Harvard living wage campaign had something in common with Occupy Wall Street: neither shut its target down. At Harvard, we occupied the main administrative building, Massachusetts Hall, for three weeks demanding a living wage with benefits for all campus workers. What good is an occupation if it doesn’t prevent the occupied from functioning? We worried about that, but we shouldn’t have. More…