Occupy "circus" cries out for ringmaster

A fractured leadership leaves people on the ground managing their own protest. It is comforting, at least, that they are hugely efficient.

Occupy "circus" cries out for ringmaster

The Occupy protests that have crippled parts of Hong Kong and damaged business entered a new stage at the weekend, with a tent city springing up outside government headquarters.

While this atmosphere of permanency will do little to assuage the annoyance felt by an increasingly vocal opposition, it also adds to a more fundamental issue if Occupy is a circus, as some opponents have claimed, what it really needs is a ringmaster.


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