Last Saturday, Occupy Chicago had a monumental day—the evening march clocked in at over a thousand, 175 of which ended the night in police custody. Now the group is considering what’s next—no one knows what they’ll ask for, or where they’ll go. Although its size and influence has grown, many members still see their nascent movement shunned by politicians and vilified by the media.

Naturally, they brought in someone familiar with both experiences.