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Occupy Wall Street protests are increasingly capturing the public spotlight. This is because, whatever limitations their occupation has, the protesters have done many things right.
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For decades the corporate media has force-fed “conventional wisdom” free-market economic nonsense to the American public.
Facebook , le réseau social où vos amis racontent leur vie et se superpokent joyeusement, aime à entretenir la légèreté. La politique, l’activisme, c’est pas trop son truc.
Occupy Wall Street Sept 17
Up until now, I haven’t been very involved or excited about the #OccupyWallStreet protests. While the protests are circling around economic reform, a new subject of debate, and ultimately protest, has surfaced. The big three media companies – Fox, NBC, & CNN have knowingly shelved the story as much as possible.
Some people will see anything they want to see in any particular movement or demonstration. Movements like Occupy Wall Street are like a Rorschach Inkblot Test — although it’s just ink on a piece of paper, you can see the future and the past in every blot. Psychologist and psychoanalyst Todd Essig sees what he wants to see in the movement.
The nascent movement known as Occupy Wall Street had its largest single day of protests on Saturday. And a funny thing happened: most of the action was far from Wall Street itself.
I have had the opportunity to drop by the Occupy Wall Street Protests a couple of times this past week and have taken a few pictures which I am posting below. The main idea behind the movement is to try to restore democracy to the United States and to create a better balance of wealth (currently one percent of the population controls a vast amount of the worlds wealth and resources while ninety nine percent of the population lives on what remains.)