Thousands occupy Wall Street against wealthy banksters


On Saturday, the 17th of September, thousands of protesters swarmed into Wall Street with the intention of occupying it indefinately. Although a march on the New York Stock exchange was blocked by police barricades and cops protecting the immediate area, protesters swarmed the surrounding area. A police closure of the streets surrounding the Stock Exchange will be very disruptive if if continues into the workweek. With Wall street getting ever richer and everyone else getting ever poorer, people have had enough.

WSQT Audio report on Occupy Wall Street, first two days | Video overview of Day 1 | Video: Wealthy cocktail party confronted at #55 Wall Street | FOX News video: "Days of Rage" | NY 1 Video | Lacy Macaulay's report on Storyful

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Links: original article | Pioneer Courthouse Square - Day of Rage

At least ten Rochester activists participated in the action. Rochesterians: how did it go? Post your reflections in the comments section.

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