Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street: America’s Distrust of Big Institutions

A recent 11-minute documentary produced for “Need to Know”PBS TV and web news magazine–discusses the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street movements in the context of America’s history of individualism and resentment of big institutions–from government, to businesses, to any powerful groups that come to be perceived as threatening to our national interest.

Titled “The politics of resentment, from the tea party to Occupy Wall Street,” the short film includes interviews with thinkers and media voices on either side of the political spectrum and offers important insight into Americans’ state of discontent.

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