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Originally posted by nh_ee
....And let them eat cake....
If these middle class college educated kids could find jobs after college, they wouldn't be out there protesting in the first place.
They'd likely be working instead.
Originally posted by Cuervo
Originally posted by neo96
did you really think the city was going to foot the police bill all by themselves
welcome to capitalism bunch of unruly people who violated the law
get to pay for their weekend at bernies.
Originally posted by eLPresidente
I just watched a video of a gentleman that was apart of the crowd that didn't get arrested on the bridge and he explained that the cops allowed the group on the bridge, then baited them to step out of the 'safe' zone then proceeded to arrest them.
Basically he said the police ordered them to do something that got them arrested and the part of the crowd that did not listen (partly because they might've been farther away so they didn't hear the orders) were not arrested.
don’t you love Twitter!), from the account of Alice Khatib, who identifies as being located in Geneva, Switzerland. That led to the website Take the Square where Khatib posted a “Message from The General Assembly of New York City.”
Here are some of her thoughts
"Some of us think that the imposition of a Robin Hood Tax on all financial transactions, tax increases on capital gains, and the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall Act are three essential measures to reestablish a minimum of fiscal sanity in the United States and abroad. [Read about the Glass-Steagall act here]
Some of us think that true autonomy and independence cannot be achieved through fiscal reform.
Some of us believe that we ought to reboot the system, rewrite the constitution, recuse a system of government employed by the rich for the rich.