With the emergence of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement around the US, evolving from a small encampment near the financial center of global fiscal crisis, we are finally exposed for the first time nationally to the process well-developed by the rebels of Chiapas, Mexico—consensus governance.  As with the Zapatista case, now almost a generation ago, major news outlets expressed frustration with the lack of a single, focused cause or demand—ignoring the real news story, which has to do with the process they have established and advocated for;
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