Seeing as how the concept of the secret 1% class that owns and controls almost everything in this country is no longer much of a secret, one could hardly say that OWS failed. More people are now aware of the growing wage disparity between the worker and owner classes. That's a success.
"The trouble with being a ghost writer or artist is that you must remain anonymous without credit.
If one wants the credit, one has to cease being a ghost and become a leader or innovator."
Bob Kane