Wall Street protests in the USA


From ThinkProgress in the USA:

Why There Are Protests On Wall Street: Their Actions Impoverished More Than 60 Million People

By Zaid Jilani on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:30 am

Today, over a thousand demonstrators began protests as a part of a campaign they are calling “Occupy Wall Street.” The protesters intend to engage in long-term civil disobedience to draw attention to Wall Street’s misdeeds and call for structural economic reforms. …

As demonstrators converged on Wall Street — with police blocking them from reaching the New York Stock Exchange — much of the news media paid little attention to the protests.

See also here.

More than 1,000 people staged a large rally over the weekend near Wall Street in New York. The protesters had planned to “occupy” Wall Street, but police blocked all the streets near the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Hall in Lower Manhattan: here.

Police waded into a sit-in against corporate greed on New York’s Wall Street on Tuesday and made their 11th arrest since the protest kicked off last week: here.

The call to occupy Wall Street resonates around the world: here.

US postal workers and teachers under attack: here.

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