Occupy Wall Street Protesters Swarm NYC Financial District to Mark 1st Anniversary of 99% Struggle

(Multimedia) Occupy Wall Street protesters are converging in the financial district in Manhattan to mark the first anniversary of the movement's beginning. Similar protests are taking place in dozens of cities today. On Sept. 17, 2011, thousands of people answered the call originally put out by the Canadian-based magazine “Adbusters” to Occupy Wall Street. Protesters slept in Zuccotti Park for nearly two months before the New York City police raided the encampment. ... Full Story »

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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Sep. 18, 2012

The dirty five-letter word “class” that was considered unutterable until the Occupy movement is now on everyone’s lips. —- The traditional political parties don’t seem to be offering anything about any kind of debt relief or debt forgiveness, unless it’s for the banks. —- They’re dismantling our public sector. They are after them big time. Wisconsin, Obama never showed up there, never shows up in Chicago last week. There’s no difference, really, between these two parties. They’re under the influence of big money from Wall Street.

It might have been beyond the scope of this particular segment, but I would have liked to hear more about how OWS will/may evolve to become more powerful, and more about specific things that have been accomplished.

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