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Al Gore: Our "Democracy Hacked"; Time to Occupy

Common Dreams - Former vice president Al Gore and Napster co-founder and Web entrepreneur Sean Parker on led a discussion Monday evening at the South By Southwest conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. An audience of thousands attended the Austin Convention Center talk and more thousands more watched via a live stream.

"Our democracy has been hacked." said Gore. “I’d like to see a new movement called Occupy Democracy,” Gore said as Parker nodded in agreement and a packed auditorium of attendees cheered and applauded.  Read more.

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