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Arrests Near Stock Exchange Top 150 on Occupy Wall St. Anniversary

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posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 08:12 PM
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......

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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 access.

Occupy Anniversary: Over 100 Arrested in Attempt to Blockade Stock Exchange

What is the "Future" of #Occupy ??

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posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 08:20 PM
Its finished in America. Americans dont care. Maybe after they drop off the fiscal cliff they will care.

The Indignados started this movement, not the copycats from America. In Europe we have seen non-traditional parties gaining more and more power. This will continue. I think that the Indignado Movement helped Europeans turn away from traditional parties. Without the Indignado movement, you might not have had Syrizia gain the power that it has. I think the transition has been made from 'protest movement' to a movement of non-traditional political parties in Europe.

posted on Sep, 17 2012 @ 08:22 PM
reply to post by freemarketsocialist

iPhone 5 sold out in an hour.

no one cares about the have nots.

just wait to die.

that is the new human experience.

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