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Hip-hop artist Immortal Technique: Revolutionary spirit of ‘Occupy Wall Street is still alive’


It may not be in the news at all anymore, but the revolutionary spirit of “Occupy Wall Street” is “still alive” in the U.S., according to political hip-hop artist Immortal Technique, who spoke to Raw Story ahead of a show in Austin, Texas.

“I think Occupy Wall Street is still alive,” the 35-year-old rapper said. “Those people are still out there. The difference is the TV cameras aren’t there all day. I think someone made an executive decision to say, ‘Let’s stop portraying this as a revolutionary movement. Let’s show it as some marginalized group of people.’”

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