Arrests Near Stock Exchange
Top 150 on Occupy Wall St. Anniversary
Lots of trouble on the anniversary of Occupy.
I wonder what the theme was this time?
I wonder if they were infiltrated?
NYTimes --- September 17, 2012
Updated, 9:05 p.m. |
More than 150 people were arrested on Monday as protesters tried to block access to the New York Stock Exchange on the first anniversary of the Occupy
Wall Street protests.
Demonstrators had planned to converge from several directions and form what was called the People’s Wall around the stock exchange to protest what
they said was an unfair economic system that benefited the rich and corporations at the expense of ordinary citizens.
Last year, protesters took over Zuccotti Park, not far from Wall Street, setting up an encampment that became an inspiration for similar Occupy
campaigns around the world. But after being evicted from the park in November, the protests lost much of their energy, though their message of
economic inequality has resonated in Washington and in the presidential campaign......
more commentary ..........
On the one-year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, dozens of protesters were arrested as they attempted to block streets in New
York's financial district. Police have reported 146 arrests so far.
As many as 1,000 protesters came to New York city's financial district to march, chant, and rally for their cause. Some dressed in suits to blend in
with those who work in the area and, if possible, disrupt Wall Street. One of the actions planned for Monday was a "human wall" around the stock
exchange, preventing workers from entering or leaving. But NYPD set up their own perimeter around the stock exchange and refused to allow protesters
Anniversary: Over 100 Arrested in Attempt to Blockade Stock Exchange
What is the "Future" of #Occupy ??
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