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11.30.11

Christopher Dickey: Occupation

In the latest installment of our 'Op-Vid: Campaign 2012' video series, Christopher Dickey explores the concept of 'Occupation.' It is a word spoken—and unspoken—that’s at the center of the issues in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Middle East and, yes, Wall Street. But what does it really mean? And what is its historical significance?